Category Archives: Consumer Advocate

Fired For Her Credit Score!


Fired for having student loans? Latoya Horton says she was fired from her job as an accountant, not because she did anything wrong, but because her employer checked her credit report and decided her debt-to-credit ratio was too high. Latoya … Continue reading

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Take Our Poll – What Has Impacted Your Credit The Most?


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Discover What You Can Sue The Credit Bureaus For!


The 4 Most Common Credit Bureau Violations Unfortunately, the credit bureaus, debt collectors and creditors know that it is unlikely that you will sue them in court due to the time and expense. Because of this they can easily (and … Continue reading

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Besides free credit scores, how many other credit scores are there?


Now that credit scores are widely available, you would think consumers would be more enlightened about their finances. But the proliferation of easily available credit scores has actually just caused a lot of confusion. Your real credit score remain your … Continue reading

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Rip Off Alert – Banks Up To Old Tricks


Banks push business cards on consumers RIP-OFF ALERT: The misbehavior of the giant monster mega-banks continues with word that they’re targeting consumers with millions upon millions of pitches for inferior business cards. When somebo dy who does something wrong gets … Continue reading

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Write A Letter To The Credit Bureaus


100 Words That Can Change Your Credit History Looking at your credit report may be something you’d rather not do, especially if you’ve recently experienced a financial rough patch. However, knowing what’s in it is important, especially if you’re planning … Continue reading

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Homeowner Forecloses on Bank of America!


Written by Kelly Heffernan-Tabor Collier County, Florida — Have you heard the one about a homeowner foreclosing on a bank? Well, it has happened in Florida and involves a North Carolina based bank. Instead of Bank of America foreclosing on some … Continue reading

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