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Law Tip of the Week: Clearing Out Your Credit Card Debt – One by One

You have seen the charts that show you how dangerous it is to make only the minimum monthly payment on your outstanding credit balances. Check out these examples: Card balance: $5,000.00 Interest rate: 18% Initial minimum payment: $ 100.00 Amount … Continue reading

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Law Tip of the Week: Knowing your rights when you owe debt

The National Association of Consumer Advocates has published guidelines about your rights when you owe a debt.  The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) is a federal law that provides protection to consumers from unfair practices by debt collectors.  FDCPA … Continue reading

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Responding to debt collectors

Don’t let collectors pressure you! Due to the economy, many people who normally take pride in paying all of their bills on time have begun to receive telephone calls and letters from debt collectors and are not sure how to … Continue reading

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