Supreme Court Appears to Make Federal Student Loan Debt Collection Calls to Cellphones – Not Allowed

The decision posted today from the Supreme Court was about debt collection calls to cellphones when a debt is owed to the government. Wellfederal student loans are owed to the government so it sure seems to apply. The charge against these types of calls was led by the Court more conservative Justices’. Justice Kavanaugh wrote … Read more

How Your Cellphone Can Help You Build Credit

Mobile alerts from your credit card issuer can do much more than alert you to possible fraud. You can use that information to help you improve your credit. First, a word about how credit scores work. The two biggest factors are paying on time (35%) and the amount of credit you use relative to your … Read more

My Son Has a Huge Mobile Phone Bill. Does He Have to Pay It? – Martin

Martin “Dear Steve, My son is a student at the end of his first year with 6K of debt. He went on a cheap holiday to Greece recently and lost his mobile on the last day. He cancelled his direct debit foolishly thinking that this would cancel his contract. I discovered that he had lost … Read more

I’m a Student in the UK, My Phone Bill is Almost £300 This Month and I Plan Not to Pay It – Ali

Ali “Dear Steve, Hi there, i am an international student in the UK. when i got here i bought a phone contract for 35 pounds a month. i also made alot of international calls being unaware of the high international calling rates my phone bill this month is almost 300 pounds.. I have cancelled my … Read more