Archive: Debt Harassment

You’re Not Alone If You’ve Received Harassing Phone Calls from Debt Collectors

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Millions of Americans took out student loans to attend college and are diligently working to pay off those loans. But a new report by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says that too many borrowers are subject to illegal practices such Continue Reading

Debt Settlement Processor Told By Consumer Bureau to Pay Up

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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently took regulatory action against a prominent debt settlement payment processor for allegedly helping other companies collect millions of dollars in illegal upfront fees from consumers. The CFPB announced a proposed settlement of an Continue Reading

Harassed by Debt Collectors? We have an App to Help You!

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We know you’re busy. If debt collectors are interrupting your day with calls and other harassment, we have an app to help you put an end to that. Our free app includes tools to help you protect your legal rights Continue Reading

Third-Party Debt Collectors Will Contact One in Five Adult Americans About Medical Bills in 2014

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After an accident, victims shoulder both emotional and financial burdens. Oftentimes the worst of the economic blows comes from sky-high medical bills, many of which end up at collection agencies because families can’t keep up with the overwhelming expenses. A Continue Reading

Dealing With Debt Collectors? You’re Not Alone

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If you’re suddenly receiving phone calls from one or more debt collection agencies, you’re not alone.  Approximately one in seven Americans is currently dealing with a collections agency attempting to collect on an unpaid debt, according to a recent article Continue Reading

Top Complaints About Debt Collectors

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“Debt collectors won’t stop calling me at odd hours.” “I don’t even owe this debt, but they won’t leave me alone about it.” “They’re telling me they work with the police and I could be arrested if I don’t pay Continue Reading

Top Ten Illegal Debt Collection Tactics You Should Know

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Third-party debt-collection agencies are in the business of collecting on old debts.  As a result, they’ll often use tough tactics to achieve their goals.  When a debt collection agency crosses the line, their improper or illegal behavior can cause serious Continue Reading

Florida Legislature Requires Background Checks for Third-Party Debt Collectors

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Beginning October 1, 2014, Florida residents with unpaid debts will enjoy new protections against abusive practices by third-party debt collection agencies in the state, under two pieces of legislation recently signed into law by Governor Rick Scott, according to a Continue Reading

Illinois Takes Aim at Predatory Debt Settlement of Student Loans

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Student loans now represent the single largest form of debt in the United States, with over $1 trillion in outstanding loans.  Although student loan borrowers have the same statutory protections against harassment as other borrowers, the combination of hefty loans Continue Reading

Bad Boy Behavior of Debt Collectors Tops Consumer Complaints

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If you are being harassed by debt collectors, you are not alone. The unethical and often illegal behavior of debt collectors is one of the leading financial concerns of consumers today. More than 200,000 complaints about debt collectors flooded the Continue Reading