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  1. Nose Job/Rhinoplasty: The Best Way I am in desperate need of a nose job and have been needing one for years. I'm just now focusing on getting my credit score/report in line because I realize that's basically the only way to do it. My nose has caused me a lot of anxiety/depression problems in the past and I'm finally trying my best to do something about it. I'm currently paying off all my debt and then plan on building my credit score with a some credit cards (like two maybe) until my score is high enough to get approved for CareCredit (which is a medical credit card that covers cosmetic s
  2. I need some advice please and this is a "not so common situation". I have already started the dispute process with the credit bureaus but so far they haven't removed any late payments, which has caused us a lot of problems. I didn't know these were on there until we sold our house and went to buy another one. I have all my facts written down and will copy and paste it, let me know what you think? Also, when disputing this should I send a copy of everything that happened to the credit bureaus in full detail or will they not care? I bought my home in October of 2001 with a total monthly pa
  3. I leased a 2015 Nissan Altima in 2015 with 77 miles on it. A few months after I bought the car I had a lapse in my insurance and during that time was involved in an accident, I was unable to drive the car anymore and was unable to afford to get the car fixed without the insurance. Eventually, the car was repossessed and I moved on. Shortly after they sent me a letter stating that I owed $26,913 on the car, this is also reported on my credit. I am now (4 years later) trying to buy my first home, but having this on my credit is really hurting my chances. Does anyone have any experience with
  4. Greetings, I need help! I have an auto loan that is in the process of being charged off. The bank (wellsfargo) has been attempting to repossess the vehicle for some time, however I've managed to keep it in my possession. I owe roughly 16k on the vehicle but got WF to agree to a 10k settlement offer. I don't have 10k or the means to gain that money in a lump sum. My credit score is terrible (480) but my personal habits and financial habits have drastically improved since I put myself in this situation. I am attempting to get a 10k loan to pay off the settlement (and get my credit/my consi
  5. Hi guys, I am new this, this is the first time I face a lawsuit. I would greatly appreciate any assistance in knowing what process I should follow regarding this lawsuit. I received the serve papers on 8th of this month and I submitted an answer Friday 11th. I will be posting pictures regarding the files I got and also the answer I submitted to court. Big thank you to @texasrocker for assisting me in the first step of the process. If anyone can help me or guide me I would greatly appreciated. Please excuse my typing and run off sentences. I really do not have any knowledge in busines
  6. I will start off by seeking your 2 cents on below matter. I will be very grateful for your help and thanks in advance. I requested for my gym membership to be canceled but they continued to charge me. I blocked my card and disputed transaction with my bank who ruled in my favor and credited the amount back to my account. My gym was still trying to charge me every month, I went down in person to the gym, spoke to the manager and showed the proof of cancellation who then sent email to the billing department to stop charging. I thought it was all over, only to find a collection on my credit
  7. Okay, my name is Jayme. I am 33 years old and I feel like a child right now with this stuff. Backstory: I fell on hard times. I was in therapy for mental illness, leaving an abusive boyfriend, and lost my ability to handle working for that time. I stopped being able to make payments to my credit card and of course have wanted to. I haven't been able to get back on my feet yet, and then this happens. Some stupid daddy bought me punk served me with these papers not an hour ago and I'm in a panic. Help please. I know nothing about this. I can't afford a lawyer, I can't afford to have wages garnis
  8. Hello, I was late on my car loan payments and when I finally was able to pay it I was told that it was in the collections dept at Ford. I contacted them and I am still currently making monthly payments directly to the collections dept. However, can the still take my car even though I am paying every month being that it is technically in collections? Also, What if I stop paying will they repo the car or does it just stay on my credit as a collection? I currently live in another state from where I purchased the car. Just trying to know all the options, legalities, and recourse... Thank
  9. Ok so, due to being ignored by the bureaus, i have sent my 3rd letter to all 3 bureaus warning them that i will be sending a formal complaint to the FTC, however i have never gotten this far. Can someone please assist me in writing a letter to the FTC about this.
  10. I had bad credit and decided to do something about it. There are a lot of things about credit I am still unsure about and would appreciate the help from anyone here. 1. Can you get chapter 13 bankruptcy disputed off your credit report? 2. I've gotten regular bankruptcy taken off, but I don't know if I can dispute chapter 13 bankruptcy. Can anyone answer that question for me?
  11. I have a loan (still within SOL) that was sold to another company for collection a few months ago. That company has sent me verification of the debt in the form of the loan agreement and my payment history. The loan was initiated online, so there is no physical signature. The bottom of the loan agreement provided to me says that I acknowledged receipt of the agreement by checking the submit button and state that I have read and agree to the terms and conditions. It further says I acknowledge and agree that any digital or electronic signature represents my signature on the agreement.
  12. Anyone here has bad credit and trying to get it fixed like me?
  13. Hi my name is billy and i have been a victim of identity theft. im in the process of getting my credit fixed, but im worried the guy will use it again after i get it fixed. what can i do to stop this? i know the person who is using my social as i used to live with him. long story short i went through his stuff while he was at work and found a whole binder full of peoples names addresses and social numbers. i didn't call the cops that day but was going to the next day because i used to smoke and was scared i would get in trouble some how to. the next day i had to go to work but was going to ca
  14. I am an American-born expat living in Peru. All my personal debt is paid as agreed. I am also the legal representative of an English Institute, which has a separate tax identification number. There are three partners. The business is not performing. A few months ago, the business entered into a rental agreement. It has paid 3 months but cannot pay the remaining 3. The first two months I personally paid out of my own pocket. Since there are three partners, I want my partners to pay for the other 4 months (2 each), but they have declined to do so. The la
  15. Excellent article on how to raise your credit score, and the major components affecting your score. How to Raise Your Credit Score, Fast http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-05-10/how-to-raise-your-credit-score-fast
  16. I'm posting this on behalf of my girlfriend who is waaay too trustworthy to random people on the phone that "sound nice". She has about 20k worth of credit card debt. She is considering filing for chapter 7. In the meantime, she got a letter in the mail the other day that said how much debt she has and how they can knock off 70% of that debt and have her only paying around 6K by the end of it all. She received a free consultation and this guy basically said that if she pays them $329 a month for 22 months, she will be debt free at the end of the 22 months. The company's name is US Enrollmen
  17. Hello, I have 5 cards now, with the following limits, most of which are about 90% maxed (mainly from post-mortgage shopping, moving, home repairs, kids going to college, etc), hence a very high utilization across the board: Discover: $5000 Limit Chase Amazon Visa: $2500 BestBuy Citi Mastercard: $2000 DCU Visa: $3000 BarclayCard: $1000 about 4 other store cards (Macy''s, Khols, JCPenny, Lowe and HomeDepot) with limits raning between $300 and $100 I have no lates (within the past 3 years), and waiting for some old charge-offs
  18. Hello, I wanna paid my debts is already close the credit cards account, charge off or collection 3 years ago. I just want paid them but in exchange I wanna is be delete records. 1/What is the steps I need to fallow to "pay to delete" I just want all the my negative account will be erase in my credit report. 2/if the credit card companies or collection won't delete my debts even I paid them full amount, after 7 to 10 years will be erase automatically in my credit report? Or will show any track I own any of the those credit cards? 3/Can I disputed my full paid credit cards negative accounts wit
  19. I have used the maximum amount of credit card limits if that makes sense. I have not maxed out each credit card but I have the maximum amount of credit limit allowed when you add them up apparently. My question is: I just payed off a credit card that had an $8000 limit. Will this help open up some credit that I can use. For instance I am now getting denied for credit card applications since I am "at my max" but will paying off the $8000 limit credit card help me? Any insight is greatly appreciated. Thanks.
  20. Hi all First post, so take it easy on me I completed my chapter 13 bankruptcy in January of 2014. It only took me a couple years to complete. Most of the debt was from payday loans that I just could not catch up on. Chapter 13 was a good solution to help me organize my debt, and pay off in full without trying to manage multiple creditors. I filed in 2012. Long story short, recently I was denied credit because of a judgement on my credit report. Upon further review I found 2 judgements from 2010, prior to my bankruptcy. One of the judgements reflects that it is satisfied, and indeed tha
  21. Hello there, everyone! Firstly, I know this is a long post to begin with, but I just wanted to thank you all for all of the information I've gained from this site just upon reading. You all are a huge help to everyone on here who takes the time to read about their case and sharing your valuable knowledge and past histories is incredibly helpful. So now, I'll get to my case. It's a very little amount, Pressler & Pressler, Midland Funding, NJ - apparently all parties are quite well known, but all details are below. Upon first receiving this, I knew not even where to begin knowing it
  22. Hey all. I'm in a bit of a predicament. Let me start from the beginning: My daughter was born last February with an extremely rare skin condition. My mother agreed to help out by taking over my card payments. She didn't and waited until they threatened legal action to tell me. I called them and got the legal action dropped. Lesson learned, but now what? My credit rating is in shambles and I'm going to have to pay a ridiculous monthly payment to get back on track. My balance is almost $3,000 at this point and with a little one with a rare medical condition, I can't afford those kind of payments
  23. Hello, I got my first credit card in 2012. For the first year I was paying it off just off fine, I was working on building credit. In August 2013 I moved from Nevada to California and lost my job shortly after. So I ended up having to use that credit card until I got a new job a two months later. On top of the credit card I have a card payment(under my moms name) that I had to always pay. Also a student loan that lets me pay very little. With my new job I wasn't making nearly enough to pay for everything. So I had to stop paying my credit card. I've had a rough few years trying to pay
  24. Ok so I have a very confusing situation that I hope someone will be able to help me solve or at least point me in the right direction. Sorry for the long post! I took out a school loan from a University I attended in Spring of 2011, the loan was to be repaid from my federal student loan for summer courses I was taking. My loan came in and was credited to my account ( it said I owed nothing and was actually due a refund). When my grades for the Spring semester came in they did not meet the schools academic standards and I was dismissed. The only redeeming thing I could think of from that exp