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Category: debt help

  • What is the Statute of Limitations on Debt in New York?

    What is the Statute of Limitations on Debt in New York?

    Getting in over your head with debt can be scary, especially if debt collectors have threatened to sue you. However, you have certain rights and protections as a borrower that are important to know. That includes the statute of limitations on debt, which varies by state. So if you’re a New York resident facing a […]

  • Should You File for Bankruptcy: Pros and Cons

    Should You File for Bankruptcy: Pros and Cons

    Dealing with thousands of dollars in debt can feel like a hopeless situation. Fortunately, several options are available to help you get it under control, including bankruptcy. However, filing for bankruptcy isn’t a quick fix for your debt problems. Therefore, it’s essential to understand the pros and cons of bankruptcy so you can make an […]

  • 13 Protections in the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

    13 Protections in the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

    If you have a past-due debt in collections, it can be nerve wracking to deal with debt collectors. Especially if you aren’t sure what your rights are. Fortunately, there are debt collection laws in place to protect you from unscrupulous practices. A big one: the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). Read on to learn […]

  • What a Debt Collection Agency Can (and Cannot) Do

    What a Debt Collection Agency Can (and Cannot) Do

    When you fail to pay back a debt, the original lender will usually try to collect it themselves. However, if it goes unpaid long enough, they may decide that it’s unlikely that they will ever recover the debt. At that point, the debt gets marked as a charge-off on your credit report, and the lender […]

  • Can You Consolidate MCA Loans? (And Why You Might Not Want To)

    Can You Consolidate MCA Loans? (And Why You Might Not Want To)

    If you’re struggling with merchant cash advance (MCA) debt, you may be tempted to look into a way to consolidate MCA loans to get some relief. Merchant cash consolidation might seem like a helpful way to manage your current debt and make it out with your business intact. But these transactions can ultimately make things […]

  • What to Do if MCA Lender Files a UCC Lien Against You

    What to Do if MCA Lender Files a UCC Lien Against You

    If you’ve taken out a merchant cash advance (MCA), you may already have an MCA UCC lien on your business credit reports. While this is typical for MCAs and other forms of business financing, it could impact your ability to get credit in the future. This is especially the case if the information in the […]

  • Merchant Cash Advance Pros and Cons

    Merchant Cash Advance Pros and Cons

    Merchant cash advances can provide quick and easy cash for small businesses that have ongoing sales but need cash right now. But like any other financing option for your small business, there are both benefits and drawbacks to using a merchant cash advance (MCA). Understanding merchant cash advance pros and cons can give you the […]

  • How Do Debt Relief Programs Work? A Guide for Borrowers

    How Do Debt Relief Programs Work? A Guide for Borrowers

    If you’ve been feeling overwhelmed by your debts recently, you may find yourself wondering, “How does debt relief work?” While, truthfully, every debt relief program is a bit different, they all tend to follow the same general process in helping you to settle your debts. In light of that, we’ve created a guide to this […]

  • Debt Collection Basics: How to Respond to a Collection Letter from an Attorney

    Debt Collection Basics: How to Respond to a Collection Letter from an Attorney

    Receiving a debt collection letter can be an anxiety-producing experience. If you’ve recently gotten one in your mailbox, you’re likely looking for someone to turn to for help with a collection letter. Fortunately, we have the information you need before moving forward. Below is a guide to how to respond to a collection letter from […]

  • Can You Inherit Debt of a Parent or Spouse? What to Know Before Making Any Payments

    Can You Inherit Debt of a Parent or Spouse? What to Know Before Making Any Payments

    If your parents or spouse has recently passed away, you may stand to inherit some things from them. However, one thing that you do not want to inherit is their debt. With that in mind, we have decided to answer the question, “Can you inherit debt?” Keep reading to learn when you might be on […]