Stop the Calls

You have fallen behind on your bills due to unusual circumstances; loss of employment, medical reasons, or a change of family status. Creditors take various actions to recover the debt. They may hire an independent collection agency that calls you to find out when you are going to pay up. Know your rights under a federal law that requires debt collectors to treat you fairly with these titles from our digital collections.

Fight Debt Collectors and Win by Sam Keys

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This book is about how one man successfully fights creditors and debt collection agencies in the one arena they fear most: the courts. The defendant has never lost a case. By using the right tools and documents, the defendant represents himself in court and wins case after case. Collection calls stop, court cases are dismissed, and defendant regains control over his finances. The book reveals techniques and tools used in the battle against debt collectors including a collection of effective documents and letters that can be easily adapted on one's personal situation. Learn how creditors, collection agencies, and collection attorneys think and how to come out on top in court.

Slaying the Debt Dragon by Cherie Lowe

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Are your finances getting out of control? Have you made mistakes with your money? Are you in more debt than you'd like to admit? Cherie Lowe has been there. She and her family found themselves $127,482.30 in debt (did your jaw drop?). They hadn't bought a yacht, blown it on designer clothes, or purchased a mansion. The small, everyday expenses of living just added up—until suddenly, the Lowes were being threatened by one dragon of a debt.

Allen Carr's Get Out of Debt Now by Allen Carr

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Allen Carr's Get Out of Debt Now applies Allen Carr's Easyway method to the problem of debt and the addiction to spending. It starts by addressing the various psychological attitudes to money and spending that lead to debt. By unravelling the brainwashing instilled by the banking and credit industries, it adjusts our mindset to show what really gives us pleasure in life. It also helps us see the futility in spending money we don't have on things that don't make us happy. The message throughout is that it is easy to get out of debt if you follow the instructions. Having dealt with the mindset, it moves on to practical methods for removing the problem, measuring your spending and income, making a plan to balance the books, reducing your spending, paying off your debts and increasing your income.

Simple Money by Tim Maurer

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Highly respected money expert offers readers a simple and effective approach to managing money, including tips on income, investing, insurance, debt reduction, taxes, and retirement planning.

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