Alabama Credit Repair Company Shut Down for Multiple Violations

A credit repair company in Montgomery, Alabama was closed down in October of 2017 for deceptive and illegal practices. According to the Alabama Attorney General’s office Scott’s Credit Repair is closed down permanently. The owners, John and Krystal Scott, are prohibited from consumer credit repair work or consumer finance work. Additionally, they have been prohibited …

A Supreme Court Case Regarding Definition of “Debt Collectors” Under the FDCPA

Henson v Santander Consumer USA, Inc. 582 U.S. ___ (2017) The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) defines a debt collector as “any person who uses an instrumentality of interstate commerce or the mails in any business the principle purpose of which is the collection of any debts, or who regularly collects or attempts to …

Best Car Loan

Best car loan interest rates are offered to consumers with the highest credit scores. While this is common knowledge, there are several things a consumer can do to ensure they get the best value despite the interest rate on their car loan. Checking their credit score before shopping for a car, attempting to prequalify for …