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Fight Back Against Unfair Debt Collection Practices: Know Your Rights and Protect Yourself from Threats, Lies, and Intimidation

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Go inside America’s debt collection industry: discover how it really works, and learn how you can fight back!

  • How you can protect your rights, stop harassing phone calls, and negotiate settlements that actually protect your money.
  • Discover the (legal and illegal) dirty tricks that collectors use every day and know exactly how to respond.
  •  By veteran reporter Fred Williams, who’s covered the debt collection industry firsthand.

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  • Copyright 2011
  • Dimensions: 6 X 9
  • Pages: 224
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-13-705830-6
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-705830-3

Go inside America’s debt collection industry: discover how it really works, and learn how you can fight back!

  • How you can protect your rights, stop harassing phone calls, and negotiate settlements that actually protect your money.
  • Discover the (legal and illegal) dirty tricks that collectors use every day and know exactly how to respond.
  •  By veteran reporter Fred Williams, who’s covered the debt collection industry firsthand.

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Fight Back Against Unfair Debt Collection Practices: Lessons in Deception

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Table of Contents

Introduction     1

Part 1:  Debt Collection Secrets     9

Chapter 1:  Lessons in Deception     11

Chapter 2:  Credit Is King     23

Chapter 3:  Anger Can Be Power     31

Chapter 4:  Closeout: “No Tomorrow”      41

Chapter 5:  The Shakedown Industry     47

Chapter 6:  PIF Means Payment in Full     61

Chapter 7:  Payday, the Tables Turn     69

Chapter 8:  Debtors’ Rebellion     73

Chapter 9:  Debt for Sale     83

Chapter 10:  The Golden Rule: Money Today     89

Chapter 11:  Strengths and Weaknesses     93

Chapter 12:  Collector of the Week     103

Chapter 13:  Retention     111

Chapter 14:  A Complaint     115

Chapter 15:  Data Minefield     121

Chapter 16:  Graduation Day     127

Chapter 17:  On the Floor     133

Chapter 18:  NLE Means No Longer Employed     145

Chapter 19:  Solutions     157

Part 2:  Coping With Collections     161

Chapter 20:  Stopping Collection Calls     163

Chapter 21:  Checking Out a Collector     167

Chapter 22:  Using Collection Law     171

Chapter 23:  Reading Your Credit Reports     177

Chapter 24:  Preparing a Complaint     183

Chapter 25:  Negotiating a Debt Settlement     189

Endnotes     195

Index     201

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