CFPB Files Lawsuit Against Credit Repair Company Prime Marketing Holdings – PYMNTS.com

September 26, 2016 by  
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CFPB Files Lawsuit Against Credit Repair Company Prime Marketing Holdings
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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced on Friday (Sept. 23) it filed a lawsuit in federal district court against credit repair company Prime Marketing Holdings, which it contends charged consumers a series of illegal advance fees, as

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Reminder: Be wary of credit repair companies – Bankrate.com

September 25, 2016 by  
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Reminder: Be wary of credit repair companies
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Prime Marketing has provided credit repair services since 2014 throughout the country under various names, including Park View Credit, National Credit Advisors and Credit Experts, the CFPB says. I attempted to contact the company through an email …

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CFPB Files Lawsuit Against California Credit Repair Firm – American Banker

September 23, 2016 by  
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CFPB Files Lawsuit Against California Credit Repair Firm
American Banker
CFPB Files Lawsuit Against California Credit Repair Firm. by Kate Berry. SEP 23, 2016 1:39pm ET. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed a lawsuit this week against a Van Nuys, Calif., credit repair company for deceptively marketing its services

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Credit Repair Service Accused Of Misleading Customers, Charging Illegal Fees – The Consumerist

September 23, 2016 by  
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Credit Repair Service Accused Of Misleading Customers, Charging Illegal Fees
The Consumerist
It can take years, decades even, to repair one's credit. Unfortunately, there is no quick fix, despite promises of relief from companies offering their services for a price. Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau sued one such company, Prime
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau sues credit repair company for misleading consumers and charging illegal feesCUinsight.com (press release)
Feds sue California credit repair companyCentral Valley Business Times

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Help Squad: What prevents ID thief from freezing or unfreezing victim’s credit? – Chicago Tribune

September 21, 2016 by  
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Help Squad: What prevents ID thief from freezing or unfreezing victim's credit?
Chicago Tribune
These are excellent questions, and for answers, I contacted the three credit reporting agencies (CRAs), TransUnion, Equifax and Experian as well as AAA Credit Guide a consumer finance website focused on credit scoring, credit reporting and credit repair.

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3 Ways to Avoid Letting Bad Credit Control Your Life – STLtoday.com

September 20, 2016 by  
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3 Ways to Avoid Letting Bad Credit Control Your Life
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Consider talking to a credit repair professional to gauge the severity of the damage and how long it could take to recover. Keep in mind anything you pay a credit repair company to do you can do yourself (for free), but it can be helpful to outsource

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3 Ways to Avoid Letting Bad Credit Control Your Life – Credit.com News (blog)

September 19, 2016 by  
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3 Ways to Avoid Letting Bad Credit Control Your Life
Credit.com News (blog)
Consider talking to a credit repair professional to gauge the severity of the damage and how long it could take to recover. Keep in mind anything you pay a credit repair company to do you can do yourself (for free), but it can be helpful to outsource

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6 Things Consumer Laws Don’t Protect You From – Credit.com News (blog)

September 17, 2016 by  
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6 Things Consumer Laws Don't Protect You From
Credit.com News (blog)
Sarah Szczypinski is a journalist specializing in credit repair, student loans, budgeting and other personal finance topics. Her work is featured on MSN, GOBankingRates, The Huffington Post, Lexington Law and CreditRepair.com, among others. She lives

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Warning about predatory credit debt companies – WKBW-TV

September 8, 2016 by  
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Warning about predatory credit debt companies
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The ads will also showcase the services Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Buffalo offers. Buffalo State Economics Chair, Dr. Frederick Floss has a warning for consumers. Floss said in order to avoid credit repair predators, call the Better Business …

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