During August 2018, one in every 1,456 homes in Ohio received a foreclosure filing, according to RealtyTrac.com. This was worse than the national average of 1 in every 1,882 homes, and placed Ohio just outside the top 10 states … [Read more...] about What Happens to Unclaimed Funds After an Ohio Foreclosure?
Last updated April 21, 2018. In a recent lawsuit, Chase Bank was forced to pay out more than $160 million in penalties and $50 million in refunds to consumers for selling bad zombie debt to collection agencies. What is a … [Read more...] about Chase and Zombie Debts
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Last updated Oct. 30, 2017. It's no secret — when you've fallen behind on a debt, the gloves come off. Creditors will go to great lengths trying to collect on past-due accounts. Collection phone calls to relatives and friends … [Read more...] about Help! Creditors are Calling My Mom!
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