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Rent Protection Laws are now in effect in Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties. Enforcement to start October 1.
Household Debt Hits All Time High of $16.2 Trillion As Mortgages and Credit Card Balances Rise - Delinquencies Increase
Household debt is boiling over as overvalued home prices, inflation, and higher interest rates pus mortgages, auto loans, and credit cards to all time high balances.
Medical debt is holding most consumers and their families hostage and keeping them from getting ahead. There are things you can do to shed medical debt, but it starts with some good advice from a consumer lawyer.
• Inflation hits 40-year high in June. • Consumers are struggling to keep up with rising prices and are saving little to no money aside for emergencies or financial goals. • Consumer satisfaction with their current financial condition is low, with nearly half of consumers saying they will have no choice but to add significant credit card debt within the next 6 months.
The car loan bubble is bursting fast and what that means for the economy in general is probably not great.
Debt collectors latest scam involves charging convenience fees for online or over the phone payments. These "pay to pay" fees are a clear violation of the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act and the Florida Consumer Collection Protection Act.
Asking questions without disclosing any personal information is the best way to smoke out a scam debt collector. These cowards and con-artists typically only go for the easy scores so a serious of pointed questions will probably chase them away.
Corporations have been aggressively buying single-family homes since 2018 and they are targeting certain demographics. Soon they will target all demographics if they are not stopped.
Lets take a deeper dive at June's housing numbers and see how these look from a historical perspective.
More than 43,000 complaints for inaccurate credit reporting were filed by active service members in 2021. These inaccuracies are risking security clearances, jobs, and our military's ability to effectively do the job.
Rising interest rates are pricing out 20 million possible homebuyers. The real estate market is heading for a bleak downturn. What should you know and what should you expect?
Don't expect sales to grind to a halt or prices to drop for now, but the slow down is real and the drop will be at least 40-50%.
Allowing debt collectors to use social media platforms to seek out consumers was always a bad idea. This recent settlement by the CFPB against JPL Recovery Solutions; Regency One Capital; ROC Asset Solutions; API Recovery Solutions and Northern Information Services; Check Security Associates; Warner Location Services; Pinnacle Location Services; Orchard Payment Processing Systems; Keystone Recovery Group and Blue Street Asset Partners, is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to illegal debt collection activity.
Consumers are opening credit card accounts at record pace while inflation and corporate gouging are driving up interest rates. Why bankruptcy will be the right move for millions at some point in the next 2 years.
Credit Repair Giant Financial Education Services Shut Down for Scamming Consumers. What is Best Way to Fix Your Credit?
Credit repair is not real and there is no way to remove accurate financial reporting from your credit. But, there are other strategies that are real and very effective if you have an open mind.
Interest rates and inventory are rising, demand is slowing, and the market is intentionally slowing down with prices soon to drop between 5-20% in many markets.
Will overvalued homes in the top housing markets in America lead to the bursting of the current housing bubble and a significant rise in foreclosures? We will soon find out.
Lack of new construction and corporate landlords contributing to skyrocketing rent
Medical debt is the worst kind of debt there is for a number of reasons. Not only should medical care be relatively free, but most debts are fraudulent to begin with due to intentional schemes by hospitals and large medical providers to defraud the public.
Just because a debt collector knows your social security number and date of birth doesn't mean they are legitimate. Don't confirm the information. Ask for a debt validation letter in writing.
The Florida Homeowner Assistance Fund is offering to help homeowners struggling with mortgage, insurance and utility payments on their homes. You can apply today.
Big Insurance is killing homeownership in Florida.