Debt Collectors Cruise Faceboo...

Oct 19, 2020 by

Debt collectors are among the most creative, diligent, and slimy creatures on the planet. No surprise they’re now stalking their prey through Facebook and other social media.

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Send a Cease & Desist Let...

Apr 20, 2020 by

You have the right to force that nasty debt collector to stop contacting you. But doing so might have even nastier consequences.

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Whoa! A 25% Car Loan?

Apr 15, 2019 by

I’m going to stick my neck out a bit here and offer a lot of opinions about a real life situation though I’m admittedly lacking...

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Rant at Your Peril

Jul 2, 2014 by

When you buy from this online retailer, no matter how screwed over you may feel by it, you’re agreeing to refrain from taking any action that negatively impacts the seller’s reputation, products, services, management or employees. Violators may be billed $3,500.

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Diamonds and Dogs #19

Oct 2, 2013 by

I share my latest picks for three pieces of online content with the power to help you make better money choices (the Diamonds), and one that’ll mess you up (the Dog).

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Top 10 FTC 2012 Complaints

Mar 6, 2013 by

A crook may already have filed your tax return and collected a refund in your place. That crime is behind an explosion in ID theft complaints to the FTC.

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The Big LIBOR Lie

Jul 9, 2012 by

Perplexed by but vaguely uneasy about the Barclays and LIBOR headlines? The actions underlying the scandal may have directly affected your pocketbook, even if you’ve never been a Barclays customer.

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Credit Card Protection?

Jun 18, 2012 by

Ever vigilant to extract more money from its customers’ pocketbooks, credit card issuers are aggressively marketing one of the more costly forms of consumer insurance yet invented.

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Fake Debt Collectors

Apr 18, 2012 by

A recent Federal Trade Commission Consumer Alert warns of scam artists posing as debt collectors. You needn’t be late on a debt—or even have any debts—to be targeted by this latest breed of creep.

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Top Consumer Complaints 2011

Mar 22, 2012 by

Were you a victim of fraud or identity theft in 2011? If so, you’ve got a lot of company. Especially if you live in Greeley or Montgomery.

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