US Regulator Takes Aim at Debt Collectors

Author: Joe Pioletti Posted on: . Filed in: Updates.

Debt_Collection

The Wall Street Journal recently released a story that the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPD, is taking aim at a large debt collection law firm. The CFPD is a segment of the Executive Branch of the US government who is charged with enforcing federal consumer financial laws. The recent law suit filed by… Read More »

Bankruptcy Basics: Chapter 7 and Chapter 13

Author: Joe Pioletti Posted on: . Filed in: Bankruptcy.

Bankruptcy

No one is immune to financial troubles, and an onslaught of unexpected events can turn even the most responsible consumer’s finances on their head. While other options, such as debt settlement and consolidation exist; for some, filing for bankruptcy might be the only way out of a tough situation. Once an individual has filed for… Read More »