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Blog Posts in February, 2020

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  • A Debt Collector Got My New Cell Phone Number.
    A Debt Collector Got My New Cell Phone Number.

    Question: A debt collector got my new cell phone number. I get recorded messages several times a day. Is there anything I can do? Answer: 1. It is a violation of a federal law called the Telephone ...

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  • Worldwide Asset Purchasing
    Worldwide Asset Purchasing

    Please contact us if Worldwide Asset Purchasing is trying to collect money from you, or has so attempted within the last year., or has revived an old judgment against you. We can help you both defend ...

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  • Liability of Children for Debts of Parents
    Liability of Children for Debts of Parents

    Question: Are our children responsible for my late husband’s debts that he had before he died? My late husband had large credit card and medical debts. Answer: In most states including Illinois, ...

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  • American General / Springleaf / OneMain Financial Services
    American General / Springleaf / OneMain Financial Services

    Please contact us if an attempt is being made (by anyone) to foreclose a mortgage loan originated by Springleaf Financial Services, formerly known as American General Financial Services, or OneMain ...

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  • Warning from Federal Trade Commission about fake check scams
    Warning from Federal Trade Commission about fake check scams

    February 10, 2020by Colleen Tressler Consumer Education Specialist, FTC If someone you don’t know sends you a check and asks for money back, that’s a scam. Fake checks drive many types of scams — like ...

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  • Cosigner on Student Loan
    Cosigner on Student Loan

    Question: What can be done if my son defaulted on a student loan which I co signed for and is now in the collection process? Answer: The answer depends on who is trying to collect the loan. In some ...

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