Credit Score Boost for You?

Jun 11, 2015 by

If you have any debts in collections, a new agreement between 31 state attorneys general and the credit reporting bureaus may mean a higher credit score for you!

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Latest Fake Debt Scam

May 5, 2015 by

In this recent scam a company allegedly robo-called millions of consumers with the aim of collecting a fake debt.

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Big News at Money Counselor!

Apr 24, 2015 by

If you are in debt, want a higher credit score, mistrust Wall Street, or yearn for a comfortable retirement, I have great news for you!

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Will You Be Sued?

Mar 26, 2015 by

The debt collector’s ultimate weapon is a lawsuit. But not all debtors are “suit-worthy.” If you’re past due on a debt, how can you judge the likelihood that a collection agency will follow through a threat to sue you?

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Medical Debt and Credit Scores

Dec 18, 2014 by

Millions of Americans’ credit scores have been slammed because of unpaid debt related to unpredictable, uninsured medical costs.

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Tech Replaces Repo Man

Oct 2, 2014 by

Car won’t start? Are you late on payments? The repo man is being replaced by the remotely activated starter interrupt device.

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FICO® Score 9

Aug 14, 2014 by

An upcoming change in the formula for the most popular credit score means medical debt in collections will ding the debtor’s score a bit less, non-medical debt a bit more.

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Debt Settlement Pros & Co...

Jun 17, 2014 by

If you’ve got debts you can’t pay, “debt settlement” may have crossed your radar (probably through a cheesy tv commercial) as a possible way out.

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Beware the TOP

Apr 25, 2014 by

If you’re behind on a student loan or child support, the Bureau of Fiscal Service’s Treasury Offset Program may be about to take a bite out of your tax refund.

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Capital One Can Spoof You

Mar 17, 2014 by

You may be surprised to learn the rights your credit card issuer grants itself in the agreement you accepted when you signed up for the card.

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