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Repo Madness Report

March 25, 2010

When you buy a car, your creditor can repossess it without going to court and first obtaining an order allowing for repossession. It’s called “self-help” rights. Contrast the substantial self-help rights of a creditor with the utter lack of rights of consumers to act without a court order. The protections afforded to consumers with respect…

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Chase Allegedly Fired Exec After Complaints

March 24, 2010

The article begins: “A former assistant vice president for JPMorgan Chase Bank in San Antonio claims in a lawsuit she was fired after she told her bosses the bank had misrepresented the value of thousands of delinquent credit card accounts slated to be sold.” Read more by clicking here. I will reserve comment since my…

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Don’t Bank On The New Credit Card Regulations

March 22, 2010

A good editorial appeared in last week’s NY Times about the new credit card regulations. Sad to see the Federal Reserve not stepping up to help consumers, again. I wish I could tell you to talk to your local congressperson. Click here to go to the article.

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Supreme Court Hears FDCPA Case

March 19, 2010

The Supreme Court recently heard oral argument in Jerman v. Carlisle, McNellie, Rini, Kramer & Ulrich, et al. The Court will decide whether a debt collector can avoid liability for mistakes of law under the “bona fide error” defense, which can shield debt collectors from liability for unintentional violations in certain instances. Here’s the facts…

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