Payday Loans

06 Mar After Bankruptcy Filing, Beware of Phony Debt Collectors Who Threaten Arrest!

Folks frequently come in to talk about bankruptcy and are very concerned that an arrest warrant may be issued as they haven't paid their debts -- either before filing bankruptcy or even after filing for bankruptcy. They have heard about phone calls or emails from debt collectors (or have even gotten those kind of threats) where the debt collector, usually one with a heavy accent, threatens immediate arrest for non-payment of a debt. This debt is usually an old payday loan or small debt that the debtor may have long forgotten. These phone calls are intimidating and threatening. However, arrest is unlikely in most circumstances says Jonathan Ginsberg, Atlanta bankruptcy attorney.
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26 Jan Tax Refund Loans–A Bad Idea

Since tax season is on hand, the media is full of ads touting tax refund or "refund anticipation" loans. "Get your money NOW!" "In today's economic climate, can you afford to wait for your tax refund?" Well, the easy answer is, especially in today's economic climate you should not get a tax refund loan. Why not? It costs you, big time.
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