• Published On: September 23, 2019

    Debt isn’t fun at any age, but it can be especially scary for senior citizens. Seniors normally don’t have regular paychecks coming in, and the bulk of their income may comprise of Social Security checks. [...]

  • More than One in Four Consumers Have a Debt in Collection with a Debt Collector 7/18/19 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) just released a report that found that more than one in four consumers [...]

  • CFPB TAKES ACTION AGAINST CREDIT REPAIR COMPANIES FOR CHARGING ILLEGAL FEES AND MISLEADING CONSUMERS Companies and Individuals to Pay More Than $2 Million in Penalties and Relinquished Funds 6/27/17 – The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau [...]

  • Published On: June 23, 2019

    Lexington Law and CreditRepair.com 5/2/19 – The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) filed a complaint for deceptive and abusive telemarketing acts or practices against PGX Holdings Inc. and subsidiaries Progrexion Marketing Inc., Progrexion Teleservices Inc., [...]

  • June 21, 2019 – At the Federal Trade Commission’s request, a federal court has temporarily halted and frozen the assets of Grand Teton Professionals, an alleged credit repair scheme that charged illegal upfront fees and [...]

  • On February 27, 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau “CFPB” issued a civil investigation demand “CID” to Seila Law, LLC seeking information about its business. to determine whether debt relief providers, lead generators, or other [...]

  • There are Rules Governing Debt Collectors Debtor collectors are not allowed to call you before 8 am or after 9 pm (your time zone, not the caller’s).  They cannot yell, swear, use crude language or [...]

  • Published On: April 18, 2019

    Ever wonder why you make really stupid decisions, especially when you are overwhelmed, worried or distracted? Perhaps you are focused on one task, like dealing with a difficult child or employer, and you completely miss [...]

  • Published On: April 13, 2019

    Reprint from Consumer Affairs Desperate consumers enter into these agreements without fully understanding how they work. Generally, debt relief or debt settlement companies offer a service to debt-burdened consumers to intervene with creditors–in most cases [...]

  • UPDATE: July 9, 2019 Freedom Debt Relief agrees to pay $20 million in restitution and $5 million in civil penalty to settle the claims for deception, abusive actions, misrepresentation, failure to disclose. […]

  • She’s the best!

    "She's the best!" P.I. Diane helped me file a bankruptcy. I messed up and continued paying on one credit card. It was because of Diane's expert help that I was refunded my full amount of $1200.

  • We can’t say enough good things about Diane Drain

    "Great Team - Diane & Jay. If ever there is a question she is there to answer it." K & C GREAT TEAM – DIANE AND JAY.  We can’t say enough good things about Diane Drain. My wife and I were at a point that we were devastated [...]

  • Filing for bankruptcy Is not the end of the world

    “No one wants to go through bankruptcy. But if you do find yourself in that position, it's not the end of the world. ” L.A. If you find yourself in the situation where you have to go through bankruptcy proceedings, there is no better persons that Diane [...]