Your Rights against Abusive Debt Collectors: The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (Pt. 3)

October 31, 2014

Concluding our three-part blog series Your Rights against Abusive Debt Collectors: The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, below, we will wrap up our discussion regarding the rights that borrowers have according to the terms of the FDCPA. While the first two parts of this blog series focused on highlighting some…
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Your Rights against Abusive Debt Collectors: The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (Pt. 2)

October 25, 2014

Picking up where Your Rights against Abusive Debt Collectors: The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (Pt. 1) left off, below, we continue to discuss your rights as a borrower, according to the terms of the FDCPA. While the first part of this blog series provided some general info, here we…
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Your Rights against Abusive Debt Collectors: The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (Pt. 1)

October 20, 2014

When you fall behind on paying back debt, debt collectors may contact you, urging you to pay the money owed to some creditor. While debt collectors are permitted to contact you about the debt in question, there are some very specific things that these debt collectors can NOT do when…
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7 Ways to Handle Creditors and Collection Agencies (Pt. 3)

June 30, 2014

Here is the conclusion to our three-part blog 7 Ways to Handle Creditors and Collection Agencies. Additional steps you can take to effectively deal with creditors who are contacting you about outstanding debt are to: 5. Get an agreement for a lower payment in writing. If you are able to…
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7 Ways to Handle Creditors and Collection Agencies (Pt. 2)

June 26, 2014

Picking up from where we left off in 7 Ways to Handle Creditors and Collection Agencies (Pt. 1), below we will continue discussing some specific things you can do when you are trying to deal with creditors who are incessantly contacting you about outstanding debt. 3. Explain your situation and…
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7 Ways to Handle Creditors and Collection Agencies (Pt. 1)

June 23, 2014

When you owe money on some debt, creditors or collection agencies may bombard you with phone calls, letters and possibly emails in an effort to get your attention and get the money they are supposedly owed. While the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) prevents these creditors from doing anything…
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