Is Litigation Practice Group a Good Company?

Question: Dear Steve, Between my Visa and my line of credit, I owe $25,000, I would like you to tell me if the Litigation Practice Group is a good company to go with, LPG out of San Clemente, California. I live in Utah. Kerin Answer: Dear Kerin, Litigation Practice Group seems to be an interest … Read more

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Why Does ClearOne Advantage Have No Rating With the BBB?

Question: Dear Steve, I was looking at Clear One Advantage and tried clicking on the BBB Accredited Business A+ link featured on the homepage of their website. However, the link doesn’t work. I searched the BBB and found the Clear One Advantage profile, which shows “No Rating.” Here: https://www.bbb.org/us/md/baltimore/profile/debt-relief-services/clearone-advantage-0011-90096368 Any idea why the No Rating? … Read more

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Pros & Cons of the F.I.R.E Movement

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Most people dream of the day that they clock in to work for the very last time.In most cases, we imagine that’ll be when we’re a little grayer around the ears, but what if you could take the freedom and independence of retirement and experience it, say, thirty years earlier? That’s the basic principle of … Read more

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Jean Floyd – Obituary

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Tribute Jean Helen Jones Floyd, 75, of Youngsville, passed away Tuesday, July 13, 2021.  She was born in Wake County to the late Cleveland and Helen Beddingfield Jones.  Jean was a member of Glen Royal Baptist Church, enjoyed playing card games, watching television, working hard, and being with her family, especially her grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was …

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GreenSky Proves They Are Super Scammy or Super Stupid

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) took action against GreenSky, LLC for enabling contractors and other merchants to take out loans on behalf of thousands of consumers who did not request or authorize them. The CFPB issued a consent order against GreenSky requiring the company to refund or cancel up to $9 million in loans … Read more

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Where Do You Pay off Student Loans?

Looking for the right place to pay off loans? Unfortunately, there’s no blinking neon sign for borrowers to “Repay Loans Here.” Instead, borrowers may have to go old school, and make a phone call to meet their new best friend—the student loan servicer. It all starts with contacting the Federal Student Aid Information Center to … Read more

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How Often Does Your Credit Score Update?

When you start to use credit cards and take out loans, you build a credit score that demonstrates your creditworthiness. Does that number stay static a day, a week, a month? In truth, it’s changing all the time. Most of your accounts probably report information to the credit bureaus every 30 to 45 days. One … Read more

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