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Credit Card Collection

Mark CappelJune 19, 2024

I have a credit card that I can't afford to pay. Can the creditor seize my tax refund?

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Auto Repossession and Collection

Mark CappelJune 19, 2024

What can happen if my car gets repossessed?

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Collection Agency, Collections Laws & Statute of Limitations

Mark CappelJune 19, 2024

What is my liability when a collection agency buys my debt? Learn your options and means that may allow you to avoid the debt altogether.

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Dealing with Debt Collection Complaints

Betsalel CohenJune 18, 2024

Debt collection complaints are common. The CFPB has received over 182,000 debt collection complaints over the last 5 years. Learn about how complaints...

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MRS Associates

Daniel CohenJune 18, 2024

MRS Associates is a collection agent. If MRS Associates calls or sends you a letter, take these 3 steps to protect yourself. First, validate the debt...

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Zwicker & Associates

Daniel CohenJune 18, 2024

Zwicker & Associates is an aggressive debt collector. Three steps you should take to prevent Zwicker & Associates from suing you. To protect yourself, first...

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Collector Harassment

Bills.com TeamJune 17, 2024

Learn how to deal with aggressive debt collectors in this informative article about collector harassment on Bills.com

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Utility Collection

Betsalel CohenJune 17, 2024

Steps you can take to keep the heat and lights on when you cannot pay your utility bill. Learn the secrets of utility debt collection...

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Creditor Trying to Collect on Forgiven Debt

Mark CappelJune 17, 2024

Learn about rules regarding debt charge-off and what the ramifications might be there for you after a debt has been charged off. Bills.com is your one stop res

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Tactics Used by Debt Collectors

Mark CappelJune 17, 2024

Debt collectors are infamous for their dirty tactics to trick you into a payment. Learn how to deal with debt collectors with the help of Bills.com

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Common Non-Law and Debt

Mark CappelJune 17, 2024

If I pay an amount on my credit card every month (it is currently 45 days late), can its collections department still call me about the debt?

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Collections on Old Debt

Mark CappelJune 17, 2024

How common is it for an automobile to be levied and sold for an unrelated debt? Also, what is a reasonable settlement for $16,000 debt?

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Bare Collection Account

Mark CappelJune 17, 2024

If a collection agent cannot validate/verify the debt, collection activity on that debt must cease. Additionally, that debt that cannot be reported to the credi

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Fake Debt Collector

Mark CappelJune 17, 2024

Fake Debt Collector | Just because a voice on the telephone claims you owe a debt does not mean you owe it. Take these 4 steps when a collection agent calls...

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Collection Efforts Authorized User

Mark CappelJune 17, 2024

Collection companies can be unscrupulous in their efforts, learn about your rights as an authorized user in this article on Bills.com

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Credit Reference Being Harassed by Creditor

Bills.com TeamJune 17, 2024

If a borrower fails to repay a debt, the creditor is allowed to contact third parties, such as credit references. Get more information on collector calls and h

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CashCall Loan Collection

Mark CappelJune 17, 2024

CashCall Loan Collection | CashCall avoids state usury laws, which limit the maximum interest rate charged to a consumer, by partnering with a bank...

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Collection Agency Fees

Mark CappelJune 17, 2024

Consult with an attorney in your state who has experience litigating consumer law. In my opinion, you may have a viable argument to reduce the fees collection a

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CKS Financial: How to Handle a Debt Collector

Betsalel CohenJune 17, 2024

CKS Financial is a collection agency that purchases debt and also acts as an agent for original creditors and third-party debt buyers. Learn how to...

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CFPB and Debt Collectors

Daniel CohenJune 17, 2024

Debt collector practices to be supervised by the CFPB | With more than 30 million Americans facing debt collection the CFPB will...

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Social Media Debt Collection

Mark CappelJune 17, 2024

Social Media Debt Collection | Bills.com lists 10 uses of information gathered from social media that may surprise users. Don't be surprised if...

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Debt Collector

Mark CappelJune 17, 2024

A debt collector is anyone who regularly collects debts owed to others. Debt collectors...

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Being Harassed by Collector?

Bills.com TeamJune 17, 2024

Debt collector harassment | Debt collector harassment is a common problem. Some Debt collectors use illegal methods to coerce and trick customers. Learn about..

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How to Contact Creditor to Resolve Debt

Mark CappelJune 17, 2024

Get details on how to contact a creditor that you owe, to get the debt resolved. Get more money saving tips at Bills.com

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Collections Advice

Betsalel CohenJune 17, 2024

Debt collections advice | Free tips on how to deal with an account in collections. Review your Fair Debt Collection Practices Act rights, so you aren't...

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Creditor Refusing Payments

Mark CappelJune 17, 2024

If your creditor refuses your payment it does not meant that you are no longer required to pay the debt. If your payment is refused by your creditor, you need..

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Capital Management Services - Deal with collections | Bills.com

Betsalel CohenJune 14, 2024

Capital Management Services is a legitimate debt collection agency. If they appear on your credit report or called or contacted you, then follow these steps...

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How to Stop a Debt Collector From Contacting You

Erik MartinJune 14, 2024

Debt collectors cannot contact you if you write a cease-and-desist letter. You can stop collection calls at work, collection calls to your family, and collection calls to your cell phone.

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How to Handle a Debt Collection Call from Cavalry Portfolio Services 2024 | Bills.com

Betsalel CohenJune 14, 2024

Cavalry Portfolio Services is a major debt collector. If they appear on your credit report, or they called or contacted you, then take these steps to...

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NCB Management: Handling Debt Collection Call 2024 | Bills.com

Betsalel CohenJune 14, 2024

NCB Management is a major debt collection agency that buys debt and handles original and third-party creditors. If they contact you or appear on your...

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How to Get Debt Collectors to Stop Calling

Aly J. YaleJune 13, 2024

How to Get Debt Collectors to Stop Calling? Learn how to write a cease-and-desist letter to stop calls from debt collectors. Also, learn how to complain if...

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Handling Pay Day Loan Collections

Daniel CohenJune 13, 2024

Protect yourself from illegal pay day loan collection techniques by learning the payday loan laws for your state. Some states require a payment plan if you...

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Collection Calls On Old Debt

Mark CappelJune 13, 2024

How to handle collection calls on 12-year-old debt. Your state statute of limitations and federal law set the rules collection agents must follow. Step 1 is...

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How to Handle a Debt Collection Call from Avante USA 2024 | Bills.com

Betsalel CohenJune 13, 2024

Avante USA is a collection agency that aggressively works with third-party and original owners of the debt. Protect yourself by taking these steps...

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Northstar Location Services

Daniel CohenJune 13, 2024

Northstar Location Services is a collection agent. Take these steps if Northstar contacts you or the company's name appears on your credit report. Step 1 is...

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Collection of Written-Off Debt

Daniel CohenJune 13, 2024

If the original creditor writes-off the debt and issues a 1099-C, that means the original creditor has forgiven the debt and is claiming the loss on its taxes.

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Collection Agency - Complete Guide to Handle Collection Calls

Betsalel CohenJune 13, 2024

A collection agency either buys debts or acts as an agent for the original creditor. Learn how to deal with collection calls, avoid harassment, and negotiate...

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Fair Debt Collection Practices Act: Know Your Rights

Betsalel CohenJune 13, 2024

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act grants you rights as a consumer and restricts debt collectors' actions. Learn about verification, disputing debts, and...

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Collection Agency & Credit Report

Mark CappelJune 13, 2024

Collection Agency & Credit Report | The creditor (the original creditor or the collection agent) must report settlement of the debt to the CRAs. Learn how to...

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Should I Dispute A Collection Account?

Mark CappelJune 13, 2024

Should I dispute a collection account if I know I owe the debt?

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Collecting 13-Year-Old Debt

Mark CappelJune 13, 2024

A creditor failed to cash a check 13 years ago, and now wants me to re-issue it, which I cannot afford. What are my rights?

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Prepaid Debit Card and Debt Collections

Mark CappelJune 13, 2024

Can a creditor seize or garnish my prepaid debit card?

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Harassment by Debt Collectors

Mark CappelJune 11, 2024

How to deal with harassment by debt collectors. First, learn your rights under the FDCPA. Second, consult with a lawyer when a debt collector...

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Personal Debt Collection

Mark CappelJune 11, 2024

Personal Debt Collection | When a debt collector contacts you, it is important that you don't ignore the situation. Some collectors can come to your home or...

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Getting Harassed by Bill Collector

Bills.com TeamJune 11, 2024

See what recourses that may be available to you if you are getting harassed by a bill collector. Learn more about collection accounts at Bills.com

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Jefferson Capital Systems: Deal with collections | Bills.com

Betsalel CohenJune 11, 2024

Jefferson Capital Systems LLC is a major debt collector. If they appear on your credit report, or they called or contacted you, then take these steps to...

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How to Handle a Debt Collection Call from Resurgent Capital Services 2024 | Bills.com

Betsalel CohenJune 11, 2024

Resurgent Capital Services is a major debt collector. If they appear on your credit report, or they called or contacted you, then take these steps to...

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Alltran Financial – Deal with collections 2024 | Bills.com

Betsalel CohenJune 11, 2024

Alltran Financial is a collection agency that works with original creditors and third-party debt buyers. If they contact you, protect yourself by...

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ARS National Services - Dealing with Collection Calls | Bills.com

Betsalel CohenJune 7, 2024

ARS National Services is a collection agency that works with original creditors and third-party debt buyers. Learn how to deal with a collection call, avoid...

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Nationwide Credit Inc: Dealing with Collection Calls | Bills.com

Betsalel CohenJune 7, 2024

Nationwide Credit Inc is a collection agency that works with original creditors and third-party debt buyers. Learn how to deal with a collection call, avoid...

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