Dealing with Debt Collectors

Sep 6, 2016 by

Debt collector on your case? Here’s a quick video summary of the activities debt collectors are NOT allowed to do, by law, but often do anyway. You can and should fight back if a debt collector is a law-breaker!

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$400

May 16, 2016 by

Nearly half of respondents to a 2014 U.S. Federal Reserve survey said they’d have to borrow, sell something, or otherwise scramble to cover a $400 emergency expense.

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Holiday Giveaway!

Dec 23, 2015 by

FREE December 23, 24, and 25: my Simple Guides to Debt, Credit, and Wealth. Merry Christmas!

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Jumpstart an Emergency Fund

Dec 3, 2015 by

You’re focused on the holidays now, I get that. But when the New Year rolls around, make 2016 the year you finally get started on building an emergency fund!

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‘Win the Battle’ E...

Nov 17, 2015 by

Has a debt collector wrecked your self-esteem and made your life a nightmare? Check out this excerpt from volume 5 of the Money Counselor Simple Guides series, “WIN the Battle with Debt Collectors!”

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Disaster Prep and Recovery

Jul 30, 2015 by

Don’t stop with an emergency fund and insurance when you’re preparing for the unexpected, but inevitable.

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Medical Credit Cards

Jul 16, 2015 by

Think your doctor or dentist or vet is doing you a favor by offering a credit card right in her or his office to help you pay for procedures? Guess what I think? 🙂

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Debt Collector Hassles?

Jul 7, 2015 by

Debt collectors can be real jerks! If you owe, the collector has a right to work at getting you to pay. But you don’t have to put up with many of of most common—and illegal—collection tactics.

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Debt Settlement 101

Jun 17, 2015 by

Wouldn’t it be great if you could get rid of a past due debt by paying half or less of what you owe? Guess what: You can!

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Ready to Pay Off Debt?

May 21, 2015 by

If you’ve finally had enough of feeling as if you work part-time for your credit card companies just so you can make your minimum payments, then you are in luck. The Debt Fairy’s magic wand won’t save you, but you can save yourself. I’ll help.

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