Blog Posts in July, 2014

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  • More Than 1/3 of Americans Are Behind on Their Bills
    More Than 1/3 of Americans Are Behind on Their Bills

    A July 2014 study by the Urban Institute and debt buyer Encore Capital Group (Midland Funding, Midland Collection Management), “ Delinquent Debt in America ,” looked at a sample of TransUnion consumer ...

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  • Use of Social Media by Debt Collectors
    Use of Social Media by Debt Collectors

    Sunday July 06, 2014 The Buffalo News.com Business Collectors track down delinquents online By Deborah M. Todd Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Published: July 6, 2014, 12:01 AM Updated: July 2, 2014, 03:12 PM ...

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  • Am I Responsible for My Wife's Medical Bills After She Passed?
    Am I Responsible for My Wife's Medical Bills After She Passed?

    Question: Am I responsible for my wife’s medical bills after she passed? My wife recently passed and I have a court date to set up payments for hospital bills for my wife dating back to 2006. Answer; ...

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  • Medical Bill of Spouse
    Medical Bill of Spouse

    Question: My husband passed away in 2008 leaving a large medical bill (no insurance). Am I responsible for paying this? Answer: Illinois has a Family Expense Act, under which one spouse is liable for ...

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