Dealing with a debt in collections is never any fun – even if you have the money to pay off what you owe. From annoying calls to zombie debts that just won’t go away, you have to be savvy when it comes to handling collections or it can drive you crazy. Luckily Debt.com is here with the latest on industry news and new government regulations that affect debts your creditors have written off.
August 9, 2017 | Michelle Bryan
When it comes to credit cards, even good answers have bad elements lying just beneath the surface.
July 17, 2017 | Dori Zinn
Crippling debt can totally kill our credit history, which makes buying a home or car or even getting a credit card nearly impossible. But some new changes to reporting are going to seriously boost your credit score.
June 12, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
What happens when an obscure lawsuit sways a federal judge? Chaos.
June 7, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
This week: A reader asks about debt collectors, repo men, and “Fonzi” schemes.
May 18, 2017 | Michelle Bryan
We hit the streets to ask people about the student debt crisis and how they hope President Trump may take action to provide relief.
January 5, 2017 | Mary Reed
Watch out, this little bill can have big consequences.
November 8, 2016 | Debt.com
Yes, one of the options involves blood and sperm.
April 6, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader can’t afford a medical procedure. Now what?
June 1, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
Can you really profit off your debt collector? This woman did!
May 22, 2015 | Steve Rhode
A reader wants to know how much getting sick really costs.
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.
March 20, 2015 | Steve Rhode
A reader has a double tragedy: Her husband is gone and she’s had several strokes.
February 25, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader has a complicated relationship with her ex and her credit cards.
August 4, 2014 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
Last week’s big news about debt is still big news today.