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Fighting Back Against a Debt Collection Lawsuit

If you’ve been served with a debt collection lawsuit, you are undoubtedly experiencing a wide array of emotions. Anger, confusion, fear, and anxiety are common reactions to finding out that you’re being sued by a powerful debt collection company. Fortunately, if you are the recipient of a debt collection lawsuit, you don’t have to face…

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How to Deal with Aggressive Debt Collectors

Debt collectors often resort to aggressive tactics when attempting to collect a debt. Unfortunately, many consumers are unsure of how to respond when confronted by an aggressive debt collector. However, by reviewing the information below, you will be armed with the information necessary to successfully respond to a debt collector who crosses the line. In…

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Can a Debt Collector Trick Me to Collect a Debt?

Some debt collectors will do whatever it takes to collect a debt. Unfortunately, this sometimes includes using deceptive tactics to trick consumers into paying up. And this can result in consumers paying debt collectors for debts they don’t legally owe. In this article, we examine whether debt collectors are permitted to trick consumers into paying…

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What Happens if You Ignore Debt Collectors?

The easiest thing to do when it comes to debt collection phone calls is to simply ignore them. However, this isn’t necessarily the smartest route to take. Although it may be tempting to stick your head in the sand when debt collectors come calling, ignoring them won’t make the problem go away. In fact, it…

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Should You Answer Debt Collection Calls?

Although no one enjoys debt collection phone calls, ignoring them is rarely the right response. Even if you don’t owe the debt in question, it is better to address the situation than to ignore it and hope it just goes away. However, if you do decide to speak to a debt collector on the phone,…

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4 Mistakes to Avoid When Dealing with a Debt Collector

Debt collectors can be extremely aggressive when attempting to collect debts. Often, they employ tactics that bend—or even break—the law. Therefore, when dealing with a debt collector, you must be highly vigilant. Otherwise, you risk making mistakes that can cost you money. In this article, we examine five common mistakes to avoid when dealing with…

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