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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Man holding phone Feb 09, 2017
Debt collection harassment has become more and more common. One in four consumers have felt threatened when contacted by a debt collector, according to a recent report from the federal Consumer…
Cars in traffic Feb 06, 2017
It may seem easier to get a loan for the car of your dreams these days, but more people are falling behind on payments and becoming delinquent on their loans. The New York Federal Reserve reported a…
Soldier Feb 02, 2017
Service members are especially vulnerable to financial risk. They are often targeted by payday lenders, shady auto dealers, and other consumer financial scammers. They may face loss or denial of…
Pile of credit cards Jan 30, 2017
According to a study by NerdWallet, the average American household with credit card debt pays more than $1,200 per year in interest. Now that the holidays have come and gone, you may be struggling…
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 next year 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…

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