The new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) rule may affect payday loan borrowers in Michigan. Here’s what you need to know.
A lot of Michigan consumers carry high credit card balances, and a new study shows that the power of suggestion may help consumers pay them down.
Here’s what Michigan consumers should know about a debt collection bill proposed by Dave Trott that would give attorneys immunity against the FDCPA.
Michigan college students who start building good credit scores before graduation will find that transitioning to their professional life is easier.
Women in Michigan pay, on average, 33% more for car insurance than men. And if they have bad credit scores, they pay even more for coverage.
Approximately 143 million consumers may be affected by the recent Equifax data breach. Here’s what American consumers need to know.
For some Michigan consumers with heavy credit card debt, debt consolidation is a good option. Here are four ways to merge several balances into one.
The team here at Credit Repair Lawyers of America would like to congratulate Mr. Ivey on getting clean credit reports.
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Can credit card charges that are willingly paid for still be disputed in Michigan? The Fair Credit Billing Act makes this possible in certain cases.
For Michigan Consumers Looking to Save Time: The Pros and Cons of Automatic Bill Payment with Debit or Credit Cards
If you’re a Michigan consumer who’s bad at keeping up with due dates, automatic bill payment with a debit or credit card can be a good strategy. Having your recurring expenses automatically paid can also save time and money spent on stamps. If you sign up for automatic payments, it's a good idea to plan [...]
If you’re a Michigan consumer who’s working on improving a low credit score, you should be monitoring your credit reports. It’s important to know your credit scores too (yes, you have more than just 1), but remember that this three digit number only represents a snapshot of what’s contained in one of your credit reports. [...]
A lot of good things are happening with the Michigan economy right now. Jobs are opening up, real estate is thriving, and a lot of Michiganders are finally getting ahead financially. However, having bad credit can make it difficult to fully take part in this economic revival. If you’re a Michigan consumer with delinquent accounts [...]
By now, the whole world knows that times have been tough for the residents of Flint, MI. In 2014, faulty pipes allowed dangerous amounts of lead to contaminate the city’s water supply. Recovery has been very slow, and, as of 2017, most Flint residents are still filtering their drinking water. To make the situation even [...]
The Obama administration fired five debt collection agencies for giving out inaccurate information to consumers attempting to get their student loans out of default. Now, the Trump administration is ready to welcome two of these debt collectors back. Enterprise Recovery Systems and Pioneer Credit Recovery have both accepted the Education Department’s offer of new contracts. [...]