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Debt Collector Threats

Running Scared: Debt Collectors Who Threaten Consumers

Debt collectors frequently use threats to extract payment from the more than 70 million consumers who fall behind on their bills, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau reports in a new study of collection industry practices. The federal agency reported that one-in-four consumers contacted by collectors in the past year felt threatened, and that more than […]

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How To Stretch Your Dollar Until Payday

How To Stretch Your Dollar Until Payday

Stretching dollars until the next paycheck arrives has become a regular practice in America. More than 38 million U.S. households are pinching pennies between paydays and the surprising fact about the money-mismanagement crowd is who’s in it. Two thirds of the 38 million households living paycheck-to-paycheck are from middle-class America! A 2015 survey conducted by […]

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Debt Consolidation Or Debt Management Could Help Cure ‘Holiday Hangover’

The day of reckoning is fast approaching for annual budgets and it may not be a good one for people who rely on credit cards. Annual bills often collide with debt from holiday spending and that can make for a combustible Christmas and Not Very Happy New Year. And credit cards are typically the fuel […]

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