Is the debt collector being fair?

Is the debt collector being fair?

In the United States, we have the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) to provide some legal protection to debtors from debt collectors. In Texas, we also have the Texas Debt Collection laws specifically for our state’s residents. Those laws limit what is and is...
What if a debt collector is harassing me?

What if a debt collector is harassing me?

No one likes to be reminded of a debt they owe. We’d rather forget about it, or at least put it off until we have the money to pay it without ignoring our other monthly expenses. It can feel like we are being harassed and abused, even if we aren’t. But some creditors...
4 Infamous Celebrity Bankruptcies

4 Infamous Celebrity Bankruptcies

Even the best of us have financial issues during our lives. Celebrity bankruptcies teach us that no matter how much we earn, we should always be careful how we spend our money.  They also show us that although filing for bankruptcy can be painful, life goes on....
Alternatives to Bankruptcy

Alternatives to Bankruptcy

At some point in our lives, many of us will find ourselves in debt. We may be constantly harassed by creditors, unable to improve our credit score, and in danger of losing our remaining assets. With looser federal restrictions on bankruptcy during the COVID-19...