Category Archives: Fees

College Grant Scam Ads Put Chicago Students in Debt

Wouldn’t it be great if the government paid you to go to school? Maybe that’s why a growing number of Americans are falling for college scholarship scams. Chances are you’ve noticed the online advertisements claiming the government is giving grants to folks who earn less than a certain amount every year, to stay-at-home moms, to… Read More »

Payday Loan Centers Are Leaving Atlanta Workers In Debt

Most of us would agree that 50% interest is way too much to pay for a credit card. Yet many Atlanta residents are paying annual rates of 500% or more – we just don’t realize it. How? Payday loans. Maybe you know the drill. For whatever reason, you come up short on the bills one… Read More »

Payday Loan Scams Are Putting Chicago Workers in Debt

Would you give up your paycheck to get paid earlier? Doesn’t make sense, does it? But millions of Americans do just that by taking out payday loans. When you’re strapped for cash and payday is days away, a short-term loan can look like a quick solution. Get the money now, pay for it later. But… Read More »

Tracking Wireless Charges Can Help Customers Lower Cell Phone Bills

The days of sticker shock at your cell phone bill may be coming to an end, say Atlanta bankruptcy attorneys. On Tuesday, the Federal Communications Commission announced it’s considering a plan to alert wireless customers of unusually large cell phone bills – for instance, if one month you take a vacation and accumulate roaming charges… Read More »

Keeping Track of Cell Phone Charges Is Key to Lower Wireless Bill

Ever found a not-so-pleasant surprise when you opened your wireless bill – and saw some unexpected cell phone charges? Those days might be over, according to Chicago bankruptcy attorneys. This week the Federal Communications Commission announced it was looking into a plan to notify wireless customers when they are ringing up cell phone fees not… Read More »