Debt collector hit with $83 million in Punitives

November 6th, 2015

Portfolio Recovery Associates has been hit with $83 Million in Punitives for collecting debts not owed. Read more here.

Beware of Fake Debt Collectors

April 2nd, 2015

It is truly sad that there are people out there that will prey on the financially weak, unfortunate, and disadvantaged. Unfortunately, there are scammers that use whatever means possible to cheat and lie for money. There have been reports of “fake” debt collectors reaching out to consumers in various ways in order to elicit money […]

Debt Collectors = Friendly?

August 30th, 2014

Let’s face it, we don’t usually equate a debt collection experience with being pleasant. When you think of a debt collection company, you may think of hounding calls, harassing communication and aggressive threats. We all know that debt collectors no doubt have a very bad reputation; in fact debt collection practices have become the 2nd […]

The 3 Easiest Credit Score Fixes

April 29th, 2014

People are often under the impression that credit scores are a fixed and immovable thing once they’ve lowered, that it would take years of strenuous work to get those numbers back up. While it does take time, not every aspect of raising your credit has to be a Herculean task. Here are some of the […]