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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Student in library Jan 26, 2017
Navient, the nation's largest servicer of student loans, has been misleading borrowers and making serious mistakes that have driven up repayment costs for millions of borrowers, according to the…
Credit cards Jan 23, 2017
A new year means that it’s time for a fresh start. Make your credit health a priority in 2017 by assessing your credit and determining where you can make improvements. Set an attainable goal for…
unwanted calls Jan 12, 2017
Are telemarketers and debt collectors contacting you at all hours of the day? You may not know that you have rights and you can stop unwanted calls. If the calls continue after requesting they stop,…
JobSearch Jan 09, 2017
Your credit report affects many aspects of your life, which is why it is important to check your reports regularly to ensure that all of the information listed is up to date and accurate. You likely…
car boot Jan 05, 2017
In most states, repossession agents have to inform the local police department of the intent to seize a vehicle before the repossession takes place. During the vehicle repossession, the police may…
scales Jan 03, 2017
You’ve heard the terms credit report and credit score, but do you know the difference between the two? What is a Credit Score? A credit score is a number associated with a person’s credit files to…
Is Someone Else's Information on My Credit Report? Dec 22, 2016
Your credit report affects a number of things in your life, such as your ability to get an auto loan, finance a home, and even find employment or rent an apartment. This is why it’s important to…
Frustrated with bills Dec 19, 2016
Contact from a debt collector is always cause for concern, but not everything the debt collector tells you is fact. Debt collectors often use certain tactics to intimidate consumers, such as…
Unwanted Calls Dec 15, 2016
On August 4, 2016, the FCC ruled that automated calls and text messages from educational institutions and utilities do not fall under the restrictions of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA…
Car key Dec 12, 2016
Whether you are behind on payments or not, the lender must follow a number of rules before and after a car is repossessed. These rules detail how and when they can initiate car repossession, what…

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