Monthly Archives:: July 2017

Use Debt Validation When Dealing With Debt Collector Harassment

When contacted by a debt collection agency, it’s a good idea to verify the debt before paying up. Here’s some advice from one Better Business Bureau about debt validation. Under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, consumers are entitled to debt validation. Within 30 days of receiving a notice from a collection agency, you can… Read more »

Should You File for Bankruptcy or Divorce First?

It is extremely common that when it comes time to file for bankruptcy, there is also a divorce looming on the horizon. Money is a huge factor in the dissolution of many marriages, but even if the divorce is not amicable, there is no denying that both halves of a couple want a fair shake… Read more »

Gordmans Retail Store: Local Minnesota Bankruptcy Happenings

Residents of Minneapolis may be wondering about the recent closure of Gordmans retail store in nearby Burnsville Center. After a three week shut down, it was business as usual for the struggling retailer which re-opened its doors on June 29, 2017. This comes as good news for local employees of Gordmans. Due to financial struggles the retailer… Read more »

Stopping Those Harassing Debt Collector Phone Calls

Debt collection companies have few limits. They call in the morning or evening. They bother you at work, and insist on immediate payments. You try to reason with them and end the call, but you’re shifted to another person who promises to be your best friend and work with you. If you want to end… Read more »