If you have a federally backed mortgage and are experiencing a corona-related hardship or anticipate such a hardship, contact your loan servicer right away and apply for a corona-forbearance.
- 15 U.S.C. §1692 et. seq.
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The consumer heroes at the National Consumer Law Center have issued the following resource to help consumer protect their corona stimulus checks from levy and seizure by heartless and unscrupulous debt collectors: “The CARES Act authorizes payments up to $1200 to individuals and $2400 for couples, with an additional $500 for children under 17 years old. The payments phase out […]
In addition to being a consumer protection attorney, I am also a small business owner. Small businesses are going to suffer considerably during the corona virus pandemic. A 5-start review can go a long way to helping our favorite small businesses weather the storm.
In response to the Corona-Economy, the Federal CARES Act has created a unique opportunity for federal student loan borrowers in default to get out of default through loan rehabilitation for far less money.
I am growing increasingly concerned that the much needed corona-economy stimulus money will not be protected from seizure and levy from heartless debt collectors.
In the depths of the corona-economy, we are staying home, we are filling up our online shopping carts and stockpiling toilet paper. At the same time, unemployment is skyrocketing. We are doing all this spending on the credit card. When life resumes, will we be able to pay the bill?
By: Robert J. Nahoum THE PROBLEM We are in the depths of the Corona-Economy, as of this writing, nearly 10 million US workers have already filed for unemployment benefits with far more to come. These numbers do not include gig workers and those still working but fewer hours. Given this extraordinary economic disruption for working Americans, the burden to make […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: APRIL 1, 2020 National Consumer Law Center contact: Jan Kruse ([email protected]) Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Department of the Treasury must act immediately to ensure that the stimulus payments about to go out to millions of Americans are available for food and necessities and are not grabbed by debt collectors, according to advocates at the National Consumer Law Center. […]