Jun 23, 2013

Are you being harassed by a debt collector?
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A lot of Americans are in debt and often that means calls from debt collectors. Not all debt collectors are bad but in some cases they can be breaking the law.  If you are scared to answer the phone and are getting harassed by debt collectors here are some great tips from  Jack Brown, president of the Gulf Coast Collection Bureau in Sarasota, Fla.

7 easy tips on what to do if you are being illegally harassed by a debt collector

1. You are Not Alone. According to the CFPB, 30 million consumers are contacted by a debt collector.

2. Know Your Rights. Consumers have important rights under federal and state law, and deserve to be treated respectfully. By law, consumers cannot be harassed, threatened or be subjected to profanity and vulgar language.

READ THE REST : 7 tips on what to do if you’re being harassed by a debt collector | Marketplace.org.

 

 

 

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Kari Cullen

Kari Cullen is a blogger, content curator, and author. She is the founder of Esavingsblog, a blog to help readers learn how to save money, get deals and live frugally. Her eBook "Saving Your Way to a Better Life", is available on Amazon now and provides essential information to help readers save money.

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