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Do automatic payment plans tarnish your credit score?

06th November 2012
Problem: My work keeps me traveling from place to place. I have set up an automatic payment system with my bank since it is not possible for me to take care of all the bills. My bank made a payment to the creditor in May 2011. However, the post office ... Read >
Author: Jason Holmes

Should you obtain a personal loan to throw debt out of your door?

26th October 2012
Problem: I have 4 credit cards. My total outstanding balance is $18,526. I have purchased a laptop and television recently. I have only $5680 in my checking account. I need this money to run my family. Recently, I saw an advertisement posted by my cred... Read >
Author: Jason Holmes

Stopping Your Wages from Being Garnished

26th January 2012
Having your wages garnished is, obviously, a rather stressful situation and many people are unsure of how this perfectly legal act takes place. Wage garnishments may occur not only in the case of unpaid child support, alimony, and owing back taxes but als... Read >
Author: Jenny Miles

Is It Legal for Merchants in California to Charge a Credit Card Processing Fee?

11th January 2012
Credit cards offer a convenient way for consumers to make purchases, but they may not be the preferred method of payment for merchants. Merchants are required to pay a fee to a credit card company every time a customer uses a credit card to buy something ... Read >
Author: John McMalcolm

Visa and Mastercard Compared

19th September 2011
Visa and Mastercard are so dominant in the credit card market that they are synonymous with the term "credit card”. In most cases, when your application for credit card is approved, the first two options of credit card that you will be offered are Visa an... Read >
Author: John McMalcolm

Do and Don'ts of Wonga scam

27th April 2011
Recently I saw ad about Wonga scam showing the APR of 2689%, and to get reconfirmation I just gone through the website once again. Most of you must not be aware of the fact that wonga.com is a "PayDay Loan" company. Why I am as a reader and viewer so surp... Read >
Author: Cosmo Darwin

Claiming Against Your Credit Card

27th August 2010
If you paid for defective goods or services on your credit card and the merchant will not resolve the problem, you can file a dispute with the credit card company using a procedure called, Claims and Defenses. What are claims and defenses? Claims a... Read >
Author: Ira Mathews

Unfair Credit Agreements in a Nutshell

28th September 2009
In the UK, over the last 5 years as much as 70% of unsecured loans and credit card agreements that were obtained prior to April 6th 2007 have been torn up because were found to be legally unenforceable by the issuing credit card company. In effect, if y... Read >
Author: Jide

Find A Person By Phone Number - Reverse Telephone Lookup To Find People

23rd September 2009
There are several different reasons why a person would want or need to find a person by phone number. You suspect of a cheating spouse and you want to trace cell phone calls and see who that mysterious caller is behind all those calls. By having access to... Read >
Author: Marshall Vazquez

FAQ about the credit score and credit limit (whats my credit score)

04th June 2009
This article is about questons like: the credit score and mortgage, credit score and loan, whats my credit score, credit score and credit limit, etc.1. How many credit cards should I have?The number of your credit cards has no impact on your credit score.... Read >
Author: Shane Lee

Credit Card Laws in PA

11th November 2008
Credit Card collection lawsuits are rapidly increasing in Pennsylvania, especially with the down economy. The volume of phone calls and emails that I receive on this topic is astounding. What I have discovered is that many people do not know their rights ... Read >
Author: gregartim

Legacy Visa from First National Bank

06th July 2008
Acceptance of the card attracts fees: Legacy Visa card is commonly referred to as a "Credit Rebuilding Visa Card". This card helps in repairing ones credit score to a great extent. It may be mentioned here that even though an individual does not use th... Read >
Author: Ryan Smith

Why do card companies target college students?

12th March 2008
Many credit card companies see the marketing potential in college students. Credit card companies use promotional offers and free gifts like t-shirts, coffee mugs, or CDs to entice students on signing up for their company.Have you ever asked why? Loyalty ... Read >
Author: Samantha

Fair Debt Collection Practices

31st October 2007
If you have debt and you're living paycheck to paycheck, then you need to be aware of what could happen if you lose your job. When you miss a payment on a credit card or loan, then the companies you owe will start the debt collection process. Let's say th... Read >
Author: Bob Guy
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