The Debt Lawyers Blog

Publications on student loan debt, credit card debt, credit report errors and more.
Jacob Hippensteel

What to Do If You Have Been the Victim of ID Theft

Imagine you’re at a retail store and decide to open a credit card with them to save some money. You’re denied, but you can’t imagine why. You have a great score, and you pay the full balance on your bills every month. Then you remember. For the past few weeks, you’ve been receiving dozens of calls from collection agencies asking for money but...

Garrett F. Charity

How to Decide When You Need a Student Debt Lawyer

Today, 44 million graduates are burdened with student loan debt. Student loan debt is one of the most common sources of stress and anxiety for young people, and for many graduates, it completely consumes their finances. If you are stuck in a crippling student loan debt cycle, you should contact a student loan attorney and discuss your options....

Joe Panvini

Student Loan Rehabilitation Program Explained

Loans enter default when borrowers fail to pay or miss multiple payments toward their loan balance over a specific period of time. Defaulting on student loans may present complications between a borrower and creditor and also leave borrowers in a sticky financial situation. When you’re in default on your federal student loans, you lose access to...

Joe Panvini

What Are the Most Common Ways of Financing a Small Business?

Many people dream of one day owning their own business. But there’s one question you need to answer: How will you fund your business? There are plenty of options to choose from, but as with everything in life, there are pros and cons. Outlined below are some of the most common ways to finance a small business. While owning your own business may...

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How Can Student Loan Debt Impact My Credit Report?

Many graduates are unaware that their student loans appear on their credit reports. How you manage your student loans can have a big impact on your credit report, and in turn, your ability to rent an apartment or get hired for a job. Graduating with student loans can be overwhelming. However, to maintain a healthy credit report, it is essential...