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Blog Posts in February, 2021

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  • Additional COVID mortgage relief
    Additional COVID mortgage relief

    The Federal Housing Finance Authority announced today that borrower on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac owned/ backed loans will get an additional 3 months of forbearance, for a total of 18 months.

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  • NetSpend
    NetSpend

    Please contact us if you have had difficulty with obtaining funds from NetSpend or with obtaining redress for unauthorized withdrawals from your NetSpend account.

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  • CVI SGP-CO Acquisition Trust  --  debt buyer
    CVI SGP-CO Acquisition Trust -- debt buyer

    Please contact us if you are in Illinois and debt buyer CVI SGP-CO Acquisition Trust is attempting to collect money from you. There are good defenses to its claims. We can protect your interests. Our ...

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  • Fact Sheet: Biden Administration Announces Extension of COVID-19 Forbearance and Foreclosure Protections for Homeowners | The White House
    Fact Sheet: Biden Administration Announces Extension of COVID-19 Forbearance and Foreclosure Protections for Homeowners | The White House

    Fact Sheet: Biden Administration Announces Extension of COVID-19 Forbearance and Foreclosure Protections for Homeowners FEBRUARY 16, 2021 • STATEMENTS AND RELEASES As millions of Americans face ...

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  • Never, ever pay in gift cards
    Never, ever pay in gift cards

    There are an increasing number of scams in which someone calls the victim and demands immediate payment on some pretext, to be made in gift cards purchased at Best Buy, Walmart, etc. The victim is ...

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  • Warning re peer to peer (P2P) payment applications
    Warning re peer to peer (P2P) payment applications

    Be careful using peer to peer payment applications such as CashApp, Venmo, and Zelle. They do not have the same legal protections against fraudulent transactions and failure to provide goods and ...

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