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Robocall Harassment and What it Means For the Consumer

Student loan company Navient is in the news for owing $300,000 to an individual because of debt collection-related harassment caused through calls made using automated calling equipment. Navient ...
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How to Qualify for Social Security Disability

Imagine the nightmare of not being able to earn enough to make ends meet. Between the troubles faced by those who are perpetually struggling to earn their keep and those who focus on their careers and ...
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Benefits of Social Security Disability

If you have, or someone you know has, suffered from a disability recently but not applied for benefits under the Social Security disability benefits program, you need to consider it. Social Security ...
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A Quick Guide to Filing Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in New Hampshire

Filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in New Hampshire? Read our guide to help you. Before we start though, a few words of caution: Filing for bankruptcy is never an easy decision. You will likely mull over ...
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How to File Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in Massachusetts?

If you happen to find yourself in debt that you cannot pay, bankruptcy provides you with a way out by restructuring the debt in such a way that you make payments over a period of time. Chapter 7 ...
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Comenity Bank in Focus Again: TCPA Violations During Debt Collection

Comenity Bank is yet again facing TCPA violations over allegations of using automated equipment to make telephone calls for the purpose of debt collection, which are leading to consumer harassment. To ...
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Law to the Rescue: Patient Gets $34,500 as Damages for Medical Debt Harassment

Medical debt collection-related communication, due to its nature, can stress out consumers and push them to make payments as soon as possible, by any means available. A debt collection agency, once ...
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Facing Harassment by Navy Federal Credit Union? Some guidelines on what you can do about it.

Navy Federal Credit Union is a retail credit union in the US and provides mortgages, credit cards and investments, etc. to consumers. Membership is provided to Department of Defense employees, active, ...
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Stop Credit Card Bill Collector Harassment

You’re in the middle of clearing a long-standing misunderstanding with your parents across the dinner table when the phone begins to ring. It won’t stop and you finally interrupt your ...
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Stop Harassment from Alliance Data Systems Corporation

Alliance Data Systems Corporation (Alliance) offers a number of credit cards, including cards for retail brands like Victoria’s Secret. The credit programs for clients are managed by two banks ...
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TCPA Violations By Comenity Bank

Consider the following testimonials: “… Recently they began to call me many time during the day, which is totally harassment, to ask me to make the payment … And they just ...
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Dealing with Debt Collectors: Some tips from the BBB

What happens when you receive the dreaded notice from the debt collector, saying this is your last chance to pay up? Do you feel stressed out and worried? Most debt collectors, especially those ...
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Debt collector harassment is more common than you thought

How often is it that you are in the middle of work or just spending time with family or friends and your phone rings? More importantly, you rush to pick it up, especially if it is early in the morning ...
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Medical Debt Harassment: Top Violations by Collectors

Medical debt harassment is a serious issue faced by many consumers. According to an online report, medical debt collection complaints from the second-largest number of complaints received by the ...
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Couple Alleges Harassment from Debt Collection Agency

Earlier in the month of April, David and Robyn Treece filed a complaint against Merchants Credit LLC alleging violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act or FDCPA. According to online ...
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Fifth Third Bank in Alleged Harassment Over the Telephone for Debt Collection

Fifth Third Bank has been in the news for causing debt collection-related harassment over the phone. A consumer has brought a lawsuit against them for alleged harassment over the telephone regarding a ...
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How to Stop Bill Collector Harassment

If you’re facing offensive behavior from a debt collector for an unpaid, overdue debt, you’re facing what is probably debt related harassment. This harassment could be in the form of ...
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Overview - The California Fair Debt Collection Practices Act or the California FDCPA

The California Fair Debt Collection Practices Act seeks to protect consumers in the state of California from abusive debt practices by collectors in much the same way as the FDCPA, but with a stricter ...
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Do I Need a Debt Collection Harassment Attorney?

Debt collection harassment can take various forms, including embarrassing visits by debt collection agents. Debt collection is a legitimate activity to recover overdue money and loans. However, when ...
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7 Forms of Debt Harassment

You have just entered your apartment block after a hard day and work. The teenager who lives next door passes you by, giving you a strange look and a hesitant smile before informing you that his ...
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Stop Call Harassment from Allied Interstate

Allied Interstate is a collection agency that collects overdue debts. As is the case with most third-party collectors, they buy the debts off entities that are owed money by the consumers and get paid ...
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How to Stop Harassing calls from Transworld Systems

You’re at the airport escorting your grandmother to a family reunion in another state. Engrossed in making crucial arrangements to ensure a comfortable flight for both of you, you realize your ...
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How Can I Stop Harassment Stemming From a Debt Collection Agency?

Debt collection agencies are in the business of collecting a debt owed to another entity. They are also referred to as debt collectors and operate on behalf of the creditors. Debt collection agencies ...
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How to Stop Call Harassment from Macy's

If you are consistently receiving calls from Macy’s and are wondering what to do about it, you may not be alone. Several people report getting harassment calls from Macy’s regarding the ...
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Can I stop a debt collector for harassment?

A debt collector can be legally stopped and sued if their actions are leading to increasing trauma and harassment for you, the debt holder. However, as a debt holder, you need to ascertain whether the ...
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