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10 Things to Do When A Debt Collector Calls
Let's face it... dealing with debt collection calls is frustrating, annoying and downright scary. When a debt collector calls, you better know what to do - and what NOT to do - or you can find yourself in serious financial and legal trouble. Here's our top 10 tips for what to do when a debt collector calls:

1. Stay Calm

Take a deep breath and focus. Debt collectors...
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FDCPA Checklist: Is a debt collector violating your rights?
The Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (FDCPA) was put in place by the federal government nearly 40 years ago to protect consumers from renegade debt collectors. It outlines, very specifically, what a debt collector can and cannot do. To stay legal, collectors must follow it exactly. If not, they can be fined by the government. If a collection company is abusive or habitually violates the FDCPA,...
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