Lexington Law Credit Repair Gets Hammered in Lawsuit Settlement. If You Sell Credit Repair – Wake Up!

Bank of America Botched Unemployment Payments During Pandemic

Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Lexington Law, the largest credit repair operation in the United States, entered into a Stipulated Final Judgement and Order the Court must approve. I would be surprised if they didn’t. I’m going to bold what I think are the most important revelations. The proposed order says, “Plaintiff Bureau …

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People That Got Scammed by Robocall Debt Relief Company Life Management Services of Orange County to Get Money Back

The Federal Trade Commission and the Florida Attorney General are sending refunds totaling more than $540,000 to consumers nationwide who were defrauded by Life Management Services of Orange County, LLC, and related companies who tricked them into paying for worthless credit card interest rate reduction and debt elimination programs. The average check amount is $117. The FTC is …

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OneMain to Pay $20 Million for Deceptive Sales Practices

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has ordered installment lender OneMain Financial to pay $20 million in redress and penalties for failing to refund interest charged to 25,000 customers who cancelled purchases within a purported “full refund period,” and for deceiving borrowers about needing to purchase add-on products to receive a loan. OneMain will pay …

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The IRS Resumes Collections Notices: What You Need to Know Before It’s Too Late

Average person Not Prepared Anymore for Money Troubles

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has announced that it will resume issuing collections notices to taxpayers that were previously suspended during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are some important points to note: No date has been set for when the notices will be sent out, but the IRS has a detailed plan in place to stagger …

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How Can I Deal With Payday Loan Debt?

You Do Know Debt Forgiveness Fuels a Healthy Economy

There are legitimate ways to stop payday loans and cancel or pay less, depending on your specific situation. Here are some options to consider: Negotiate with the lender: You can try to negotiate with the lender to work out a payment plan that is more manageable for you. Explain your financial situation and offer to …

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9 Things to Know About House Republicans Move to Halt Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness Program

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What happened: House Republicans passed a resolution to terminate President Biden’s policy to cancel student loan debt for millions of borrowers. Who supported it: The resolution was supported by every Republican on the House Education and the Workforce Committee and introduced by Rep. Bob Good, R-Va. What the program entails: Biden’s program would cancel up …

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Over 615,000 Borrowers Receive $42 Billion in Debt Relief Through Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

The Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program was established in 2007 to provide debt relief to nonprofit and government agency employees. The program’s goal was to forgive the student loans of borrowers after they made 120 qualifying payments (10 years of payments). However, the program’s approval rate was low, with only around 7,000 borrowers approved …

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Permanent Ban from Debt Relief, Telemarketing for Operators of Debt Relief Scam

In November 2022, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) charged Sean Austin, John Steven Huffman, John Preston Thompson, and their affiliated companies with deceiving consumers by falsely promising to eliminate or substantially reduce their credit card debt. The FTC alleged that the defendants took tens of millions of dollars from people through their deceptive debt relief …

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