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Could I lose my house to a debt collector?

Legally, it’s true that debt collectors could get a court judgment that would force you to sell your house to pay off an overdue debt. In practice, however, this rarely happens. That’s because forcing yourself into an involuntary foreclosure is expensive and time-consuming, says Michael Bovee, debt relief expert and co-founder of Resolve. “The reason […]

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The dangers of buying now, paying later and how to avoid them

Image source: Getty Images. Share this page: Millions of people in the UK use Buy Now and Pay Later services that allow you to delay payment for products. Providers of these services that you may have heard of include Klarna and Clearpay. But while the vendors are keen to sell you the benefits, remember that […]

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‘Snakehead’ review – The Hollywood Reporter

Multihyphenate Evan Jackson Leong Builds On Established Documentary Career For Impressive Debut Feature With Snake head, a reality-based narrative film about the personal and collective ramifications of human trafficking. Even while Leong was working on his 2013 professional basketball doc, Insanity, he envisioned and planned a leap to a larger web that could encompass the […]

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Colorado Springs woman wins lawsuit against debt collector

COLORADO SPRINGS – Financial challenges have gone hand in hand with the COVID-19 pandemic, which has led to a growing number of complaints about high-pressure phone calls from debt collectors. News5 breaks down the case of a Colorado Springs woman who legal experts said was a victory in rejecting those appeals. According to government officials, […]

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CIO of financial protection on role change, IT initiatives

Within the framework of Technical wireContinuing efforts to educate readers about state agencies, their IT plans and initiatives, this is the latest in our series of periodic interviews with departmental IT and cybersecurity officials. George Gaborek is the Chief Information Officer of the Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (DFPI), formerly the Department of Business […]

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Minnesota Establishes Licensing Requirement for Debt Buyers | Man’s pepper with trout

Earlier this summer, Minnesota extended many of its collection agency requirements to debt buyers by enacting HF n ° 6. As of January 1, 2022, debt buyers will need to either hold a collection agency license or file a license application with the Minnesota Department of Commerce (Department) in order to “commit[] in the purchase […]

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Circuit 7: Collection agency entitled to fees after woman defaults on small hospital debt

Collection agency did not violate the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act when it attempted to collect attorneys’ fees and “professional fees” from an Indianapolis woman who defaulted on a small debt owed an Indiana hospital system on the 7the The Circuit Court of Appeal has ruled. In 2013, Ann Robbins owed a medical debt to […]

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Insomniac’s ‘Wolverine’ Gives First Look at Strange Mutant in Classic Bar Scene

Since superheroes crashed onto the American scene, their identities have been incorporated into comics, movies, and television. Spider-Man got his theme song from a 1967 animated show; a Black Nick Fury hails from Samuel L. Jackson, and Wolverine has developed a habit for bar fights. In Insomniac’s “Wolverine” trailer, the character’s trope takes center stage […]

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Wolverine Game Reveal repeats common Marvel movie trope

Marvel’s Wolverine game has only one trailer so far, but it already establishes a common trope for the character – showdowns at dive bars. One of the biggest reveals from September’s PlayStation Showcase was Insomniac Games Marvel’s Wolverine. There’s very little information about the game so far, but Insomniac used the first trailer to reinforce […]

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Last word on the Reg F model validation notice: CFPB publishes a new D …

The new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Pattern Validation Notice (MVN) formats required under Reg F are now available online through the Bureau. Newly available alternative formats, in particular the Microsoft Word version, of the MVN are expected to facilitate the integration of the MVN into existing systems and make formatting changes and other permitted changes, […]

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