If you're in the process of searching for a new job, there will eventually come a point when you receive an offer. It may take longer than you'd like, but soon enough you'll find yourself in the early stages of the hiring process.
Your credit means everything. It's how you secure a loan to buy a car. It's how you qualify for a mortgage and it could even dictate whether you get a job or an apartment that you want to rent. Thus, you definitely want to know what's on your credit report and you should check it on a regular basis. But what if you find an inaccuracy on the report? What should you do then?
The Minnesota attorney general (AG) filed a lawsuit against the telecommunications giant Comcast in late December in Hennepin County District Court on behalf of state residents. In her Dec. 21 filing, she accused them of having violated both the Uniform Deceptive Trade Practices Act (UDTPA)and the Prevention of Consumer Fraud Act (PCFA).
Harassment by a debt collector can be very inconvenient and psychologically destabilizing. If you're being harassed by a person or business that wants to collect money you allegedly owe, it's time to familiarize yourself with the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. This helpful piece of federal legislation protects consumers from unfair harassment.