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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Employer Jul 31, 2017
Did you know that poor credit can prevent you from getting a job? If you’re looking for employment, be sure to request your credit report and verify that your credit history is up to date and…
Legal books Jul 27, 2017
Many people know that unfortunate financial circumstances can result in negative credit report listings and that these listings can remain on your credit report for many years. The aftermath of…
New house Jul 20, 2017
Your credit follows you wherever you go, and that includes when you move to a new home. You may already know that your credit history can affect your ability to get approved to rent an apartment, but…
Credit cards Jul 17, 2017
Poor credit and unsteady financial standing can make many aspects of your life much more difficult than they need to be. Your credit follows you wherever you go, and it can affect your ability to get…
Car keys Jul 13, 2017
A recent USA Today article stated that 1-in-26 car loans were late by 90 days or more in the first quarter of 2017. Unfortunately, falling behind on payments is all too common. Emergencies happen or…
American flag Jul 11, 2017
The Consumer Protection Financial Bureau (CFPB) unveiled a new rule on Monday, July 10, to give consumers the option to pursue a class action lawsuit and not be bound by mandatory arbitration. This…
Steering wheel Jul 10, 2017
Your credit affects many aspects of your life, perhaps even more than you realize. Consumers with significant negative marks on their credit report and a low credit score will likely have more…
Money Jul 06, 2017
You may have heard that the IRS has hired four private debt collection agencies to collect unpaid income tax. This means that consumers may begin receiving collection contact from the agencies,…
Car Jul 03, 2017
When you’re in the market to purchase a new vehicle and need to secure an auto loan to do so, it’s always best to shop around for the best interest rate, and for the agreement that works best for you…
Phone call Jun 29, 2017
Telemarketers, debt collectors, and other companies that engage in mass telephone outreach are becoming increasingly tech-savvy, finding new ways to reach consumers as quickly and efficiently as…

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