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Creditor Violations

5 Ways the FDCPA Protects You

November 25, 2020 / by Joey Gartner, J.D. / 4 min read

The law can be complex and confusing, and consumer financial protection law is no exception. Chances are, you haven’t read the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). Most people never will. But, in those thousands

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Credit Score

Getting to Know the 3 Major Credit Reporting Agencies

November 17, 2020 / by Joey Gartner, J.D. / 4 min read

You’ve undoubtedly heard of all three of the major credit reporting agencies: TransUnion, Equifax and Experian. But, if you’re like most people, you have only a general idea of who these companies are, what they

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Personal Debt

Secured v. Unsecured Debt: What’s the Difference?

October 27, 2020 / by Joey Gartner, J.D. / 3 min read

When you sit down to pay your bills, you’re probably not thinking about the difference between secured and unsecured debt. But, the two types of debt differ in some very important ways. For instance, the

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