The Latest in Consumer Law Topics

Flitter Milz comments on vehicle repossession, unfair debt collection, credit reporting privacy and accuracy issues, and unwanted "robocalls" or texts to your cell phone. 

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Emergency Jun 08, 2017
Unfortunately, emergencies happen to all of us. Maybe your pet is suddenly sick and you have to pay an expensive vet bill, or you get into a fender bender and need to get your car fixed. Emergencies…
Stop sign Jun 05, 2017
When friends or relatives can’t secure a loan on their own, they may ask you to help by co-signing. A cosigner is often required for someone to secure a loan if they have poor credit history, or a…
College grads Jun 01, 2017
Graduating from college is a huge achievement. It means you’re done with studying, exams, and essays. But it also means you have to be more responsible with your finances and make sure to maintain…
Stressed out woman May 30, 2017
Just when you think you're getting your finances in order and want to apply for a new line of credit, a vehicle repossession from long ago can come back to bite you. What happens after your vehicle…
Credit card May 25, 2017
According to the 2016 American Household Credit Card Debt Study by NerdWallet, the average household has $134,643 in debt. Debt has continued to increase as cost of living increases. Many Americans…
Lock and key May 18, 2017
Who knows my social security number? Identity theft is more common than you may think. Sometimes the criminal is someone you know. It could be a family member, co-worker, or friend. But other times…
Parked car May 15, 2017
Vehicle repossessions are worrisome and stressful enough, but what happens when the lender files a lawsuit against you after the repossession? Learn about what a deficiency lawsuit is, and what you…
Car driving May 10, 2017
If you fell behind on payments and your vehicle was repossessed, you may feel powerless. But not all repossessions are handled lawfully, and you may be able to take action against the lender or…
Money May 08, 2017
Credit reports from Transunion, Experian, and Equifax are used to determine everything from your ability to get new credit to the rates that you pay for credit. If the wrong information is listed on…
Parking garage May 04, 2017
You leave your house in the morning to drive to work and suddenly realize that your car is gone. Follow these steps to find out who took your car and how you can get it back. Confirm whether it was…

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