Is It Legal For Debt Collectors To Ring My Doorbell?

June 7, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

This week: A reader asks about debt collectors, repo men, and “Fonzi” schemes.

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Ask the Expert: How Sick Is This Form Of Identity Theft?

April 5, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

A reader thinks his identity was stolen from an urgent care center. Now what?

Get a helping hand with debt problems

5 Ways to Handle Expired Debt

November 1, 2016 | Debt.com

All of them work. Which one is best for you?

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6 Joys That Come Along With Seeing Your Debt Go Down

October 12, 2016 | Debt.com

Getting out of debt isn’t easy, but will bring you many forms of relief.

What do you think of these disturbing surveys?

A Debt Collection Mistake Too Many People Make

September 8, 2016 | Mary Reed

One woman’s story is all too typical.

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Ask The Expert: Can I Really Get Away With NOT Paying My Debts? [VIDEO]

January 6, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

A reader thinks he’s found a loophole, and he might be right.

Can a debt collector take money out of your pocket?

Dvorkin On Debt: How To Collect From A Debt Collector

June 1, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

Can you really profit off your debt collector? This woman did!

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Get Out of Debt Guy: Debt Collectors Keep Harassing Me

April 17, 2015 | Steve Rhode

A reader asks what she can do to stop aggressive collection calls on an old debt she doesn’t owe.

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Get Out of Debt Guy: My Husband Passed Away With Bills, Now What?

March 20, 2015 | Steve Rhode

A reader has a double tragedy: Her husband is gone and she’s had several strokes.

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This week around the web

September 19, 2014 | Jess Miller

Garnished wages, debt harassment, and faulty payday lenders. Be smart out there, consumers.