From getting a car to applying for a mortgage, having a good credit score can make life much easier. That's why an error on your credit report can be especially frustrating. It can take years for you to discover a credit reporting error and during that time you may have suffered the consequences of a credit report that was not entirely accurate. If there is a problem with your credit report, talk to a consumer protection attorney today to get help. Below we will look at some of the most common credit reporting errors, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
In the world of employment law, few topics arouse as much controversy and debate as non-compete agreements. Non-competes are ubiquitous in employment contracts, with even low-level employees sometimes being asked to sign contracts that limit what they can do after they leave the company. What may surprise many employers and employees is that many non-competes are almost completely unenforceable. Here's a brief look at who needs a non-compete agreement and when a non-compete clause has the best chance of being considered legally enforceable.
If you're facing foreclosure, you're probably already in a desperate situation. Scam artists prey on people who feel as though they are running out of options, which is why foreclosure rescue scams proliferated in the aftermath of the 2008 Financial Crisis. While that crisis has largely abated, foreclosure rescue scams nonetheless continue. Being able to spot such scams is important in order to protect not just your home, but your family's financial well-being. Here are three ways to spot a foreclosure rescue scam.
Getting a lemon of a vehicle can be extremely frustrating. Not only do you have to deal with the stress of having to figure out how to deal with a faulty vehicle, you also have to figure out the finances that go along with it.
Insurers are supposed to act in good faith when investigating a claim. Unfortunately, far too many insurers are more interested in their bottom lines than paying out on legitimate claims. When insurers act in bad faith they deny claimants the financial resources those claimants deserve and may need to lead a decent quality of life. A lot of people, however, don't have much experience dealing with insurers and so spotting some common indicators of bad faith practices can be tricky. Here are just five signs of potential insurance bad faith to watch out for.