Car Dealers Running Your Credit Without Permission

When a car dealer checks your credit score by running your credit report, this is likely to show up on your credit report as a “hard” inquiry, which could negatively affect you by lowering your credit score. The importance of credit scores should not be underestimated. Lenders and other service providers such as insurance companies […]

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Can A Debt Collector Come To My Home?

If you are lying awake at night trying to figure out how you are going to pay your debts, the last thing you may want is for the debt collector to come knocking on your door asking for payments. You shudder at the thought of the possible embarrassment you could face if the debt collector […]

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How A Social Security Disability Attorney Helped A Young Adult With An Intellectual Disability Qualify For Lifetime Disability Benefits Of More Than $100,000

Many Americans suffer from intellectual disabilities which limit their ability to work. In some cases, Americans suffering from intellectual disabilities can be eligible for Social Security Disability Benefits or Supplemental Security Income. It is important to seek the assistance of a disability attorney who is experienced in helping individuals with intellectual disabilities. In one recent […]

Can A Debt Collector Garnish Your Wages?

Wage garnishment is when an employer withholds a pre-determined amount of money from an individual’s weekly paycheck in order to make payments towards a debt. Most times, the garnishment is court ordered after an individual has lost a judgment in civil court. One common example would be child support payments where a judge orders that […]

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Do I Make Too Much To Qualify For SSI?

SSI benefits are part of the Supplemental Security Income Disability program design to assist low-income, disabled or elderly individuals with monthly financial needs.  The benefits are measured against current income levels, and an individual’s earnings and employment history help to determine basic eligibility.  The benefit amounts are defined at the federal level, and some states, […]

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