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Countering Strategic Default

April 19, 2014

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Recently, news outlets across the country reported that government mortgage lenders Fannie Mae (FNMA) and Freddie Mac (FDMC) may soon be taking more aggressive legal steps against debtors who carry out a strategic default on their mortgage loans. Strat…

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Student Loans & Abusive Debt Collection

March 18, 2014

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The news is full of stories of college graduates getting their diploma, being thousands of dollars in debt with student loans and not being able to get a job in their chosen field. However, what most news stories do not mention is what graduates are facing with debt collectors. Debt collection of student loans is […]

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Are Lenders Using Facebook To Determine Creditworthiness?

March 16, 2014

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According to a recent CNN article discussing what impacts a consumer’s credit score, it was revealed that an increasing number of lenders are using your social media accounts to impact your credit. It may seem crazy, but some lenders believe that your social connections are a good indicator of your credit worthiness. For example, if […]

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Divorce and Your Credit Score

February 5, 2014

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A big part of your divorce is the financial aspect. Dividing marital assets and debts can be complicated and time-consuming.  As with any big financial change, your divorce can impact your credit score. The divorce on its own does not have an impact on your score, however the financial

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