October

Blog Posts in October, 2015

  • Recently, a former military member who was struggling to make payments on a few Federal Credit Union Visa credit cards reached out to The World Law Group for financial help. Representatives from the group told him they would negotiate a settlement ...
  • Our office recently received a communication from Ocwen (on behalf of a client). Last October, the New York Department of Financial Services alleged that Ocwen had backdated crucial letters to borrowers, exposing them to significant harm. At the ...
  • The Department of Education has recently intervened in the case of a 65-year-old man named Robert Murphy, who has struggled for over three years in a legal battle to have his student loan debts discharged by bankruptcy. While student loans are ...
  • Hack of the Month

    Living in a world centered on data and the channels through which it travels, high-level hacking is an all too familiar occurrence. Not too long ago, hackers rocked Hollywood by breaching Sony Pictures’ security system. The latest hack touches ...
  • Credit card fraud has been one of the most common types of fraud for quite some time. In fact, the Federal Reserve reports that in 2012, over 13.7 fraudulent credit card transactions totaled more than $2.3 billion in charges. Research states that the ...
  • Why Student Debt is Worse Than You May Think

    It is no secret that student debt is becoming a massive problem in the United States, threatening both the financial futures of students bogged by debt as well as the economy as a whole. But according to new data released by the Education Department, ...
  • Oral arguments in the U.S. Supreme Court case Spokeo v. Robins are scheduled to be heard on November 2. If you haven’t heard about this case yet, you should be warned that the court’s final decision could lead to dire consequences for ...
  • Can a Credit Score Alter Your Chances of Finding Love?

    When it comes to “perfect” relationships, many people imagine romantic dates and getaways, bouquets of roses, and nice walks on the beach. However, the Federal Reserve suggests that Americans should consider the importance of another ...
  • Financial distress can happen to anybody at any time, but new analysis by ProPublica reveals that black neighborhoods are drastically more likely to suffer high rates of collections lawsuits than white neighborhoods. There are a number of possible ...