I Don’t Want to Pay TitleMax Anymore On This Title Loan

Title Loan Abandoned Car

Question: Dear Steve, TitleMax loan 10/2019 for $1100. After the full amount payments of 180.00 for 23 months. I will have paid nearly $4300.00 back. I’ve never been late on any payments. This is the 3rd loan I have got through them also. All payments were always on time and never went into default. My … Read more

How Do I Get My Title Back from Title Loan Company After Bankruptcy?

Question: Dear Steve, We had a title loan at TitleMax on a 2005 Olds Alero. We filed bankruptcy & it was discharged. We need the title so we can get rid of the car. John Answer: Dear John, First, let me be 100 percent clear, I am not an attorney. I can’t give you legal … Read more

TitleMax Auto Title Lender – Slapped With Millions in Fines

Yesterday the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today took action against TitleMax parent company TMX Finance LLC for luring consumers into costly loan renewals by presenting them with misleading information about the deals’ terms and costs. The lender also used unfair debt collection tactics that illegally exposed information about debts to borrowers’ employers, friends, and … Read more

Payday Lenders in Texas Try to Dodge Law

by Paul Kiel ProPublica Alarmed by the explosion of high-cost lending in the state, cities across Texas have passed ordinances to prevent the cycle of debt that short-term, high-cost loans can create. But some big lenders are finding clever ways around the laws — like giving away cash for free. TitleMax promises to “make getting … Read more

Soldiers Wounded by Debt, Not Bullets

by Paul Kiel, ProPublica, and Mitchell Hartman, Marketplace, May 15, 2013, 5:50 a.m.by Paul Kiel and Krista Kjellman Schmidt, ProPublica, May 15 This story was co-produced with Marketplace. Listen to their coverage. Seven years after Congress banned payday-loan companies from charging exorbitant interest rates to service members, many of the nation’s military bases are surrounded … Read more