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Bankruptcy Court Slams NetCredit for Violating Debtors' Rights

Bankruptcy Court Slams NetCredit for Violating Debtors’ Rights

by Mark C. Leffler, Esq, and Emily Connor Kennedy, Esq.

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Bankruptcy Court Slams NetCredit for Violating Debtors' Rights

Bankruptcy Court Slams NetCredit for Violating Debtors’ Rights

by Mark C. Leffler, Esq, and Emily Connor Kennedy, Esq.

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John Bollinger Discusses Concerns for Future Debt Collection with ABI

John Bollinger Discusses Concerns for Future Debt Collection with ABI

What are the concerns after the Supreme Court’s ruling in Henson v. Santander Consumer? Could it affect you? Find out what John Bollinger has to say here!

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Payday loan business coming under close scrutiny by CFPB

Payday loan business coming under close scrutiny by CFPB

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is looking into payday lending and in the next 12 to 18 months may issue guidance or propose regulations for the $46 billion business. At a CFPB hearing in Richmond last week speakers for and against payday loans were heard. Read more …http://www.richmond.com/business/sponsored-content/article_c2fa4046-d884-11e4-a4fd-5b33b58a0231.html

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Credit Reporting Agencies Make Changes

Credit reporting agencies have agreed to be more conscientious in fixing credit report errors and to wait longer before including unpaid medical bills in reports and credit scores.

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Online payday lending is a growing concern.

Online payday lending is a growing concern.

Our offices have been abuzz over the past couple of weeks about the recent Pew Charitable Trust report on online payday lending. Among the highlights: 650% APR is typical for lump sum online payday loans.  

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Over 25% of us aren’t ready for a financial emergency.

Over 25% of us aren’t ready for a financial emergency.

In America today, 28% of us have more in credit card debt than we have in savings. That’s up 5% in the past two years. Another 17% of us don’t have any credit card debt, but we don’t have any emergency savings either.

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Would Santa take out a title loan against his big red sleigh?

Would Santa take out a title loan against his big red sleigh?

I was watching TV a few days ago when I saw an ad that raised my blood pressure to the boiling point. It showed “Mr. and Mrs. Santa” discussing how to pay for Christmas. Mrs. Santa, in a moment of weakness, recommends taking out a title loan on their reindeer sleigh. They could get up to $5,000, she notes, without a credit check.

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Credit cards are convenient, but watch out for fees.

Credit cards are convenient, but watch out for fees.

Apple and at least one other vendor are looking to get rid of credit cards. Wave your iPhone over the reader and funds will be instantly deducted from your account to pay for your purchase. But let’s be sensible, there will also be fees just like credit cards.

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Eliminating Debt and Avoiding Scams

Eliminating Debt and Avoiding Scams

Rusty Boleman speaks on Showcase Richmond about financial scams and how to avoid them when eliminating debt.

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