• BEWARE OF THE SECRET COSTS OF USING ‘BUY NOW PAY LATER’!! What You May Not Know About These Services Services like “buy now pay later” now account for $100 [...]

  • CFPB Submits 2020 Report  to Congress on the Administration of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Report highlights commitment to protect consumers during the COVID-19 Pandemic The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released the [...]

  • A powerful story from one man who refused to be bullied to one of the devious debt collectors: Millions Are Hounded for Debt They Don’t Owe. One Victim Fought Back, With a Vengeance Article [...]

  • FTC Bans Payday Lender and Forgive Illegal Debt –  Lead Express, Inc.; Camel Coins, Inc.; Sea Mirror, Inc,; Naito Corp.; Kotobuki Marketing, Inc.; Ebisu Marketing, Inc.; Hotei Marketing, Inc.; and [...]

  • March 27, 2020 a new law (CARES Act) was passed which gave funds to everyone in order to pay basic necessities (such as food, rent, gas).  Congress forgot to protect those funds from your creditors [...]

  • LAWS THAT PROTECT THE BORROWER – UNTIL THEY DON’T. DEBT COLLECTORS TRICK CONSUMERS INTO BRINGING DEAD DEBTS BACK TO LIFE. There are legal protections for the consumer if a creditor does not take steps to [...]

  • Published On: December 1, 2019

    The goal of a predatory loan (such as payday loans) is to trap the borrower in a nightmare of never ending debt.  The lenders know that no one is watching or, in some cases, cares that the poor are prayed upon by these unscrupulous lenders.

  • New rule removes interest rate limits on subprime and payday lenders According to an article in Credit Slips, posted by Adam Levitin, the Trump administration has just proposed a rule that declares open season on [...]

  • Published On: November 25, 2019

    Dealing with debt collection issues can be challenging—especially when you’re not sure if the person contacting you is a legitimate debt collector or someone trying to scam you. […]

  • Published On: November 12, 2019

    Because of scams payday loans are on the way out, but installment loans have taken their place Payday loans usually have a very short period to repay – typically a lump sum payment in a [...]

  • ow I can finally breathe easy and deep again

    "I can finally breathe easy and deep again." J. Thank you so so much for all your help and understanding. Especially in the beginning when I had so many questions and you were so very patient with me. I felt that you were very upfront about everything, letting [...]

  • She helped us to pick up the pieces of our lives

    "She helped us to pick up the pieces of our lives" Posted on AVVO Anonymous *Diane Drain and her staff have guided us through the rough terrain of a bankruptcy. From the beginning of this process, to an end that is quite near, Ms. Drain has provided the highest [...]

  • I really felt I could trust you

    "I really felt I could trust you!" Excess Sales Proceeds, P. EXCESS SALE PROCEEDS: P. and I would like to thank you both, especially you Jay, for all the work you did in obtaining our Excess Funds check today. You somehow managed to get this done between January [...]