Category Archives: Credit Cards

How can you settle your debts to avoid collection calls?

Today’s guest post is from Patricia Sanders. Debt collection lawsuits are on the rise. Around 12,000 collection lawsuits have been filed in the last few years. This number is up from 9300 in 2009. These often are the result of medical or credit card debts that many people are unable… Read more »

New Protection Rules for Debit Cards

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I previously covered the differences between credit and debit cards.  Now the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has finalized new rules for debit cards that are effective October 1, 2017.  Some business groups and pro-business politicians are trying to hamper the newly created agency that aims to protect consumers, but these… Read more »