Debt is a four letter word that almost every person has had to deal with since the beginning of written time and history. Debt was talked about in the bible, by Shakespeare, and by tens of thousands of other authors since. The posts found in this category have to deal with either my personal relationship with debt, or the idea in general.
Generally, the sound of your landline ringing or the sight of your cell phone lighting up would be a neutral, or even positive, experience. After all, you have this technology in the first place to keep in touch with the world. But when debt collectors are hounding you, these simple occurrences can send a chill of anxiety down your spine. Or, they spawn annoyance—especially if they reach the incessant level. So, how can consumers stop collection calls from running their lives? The solution is two-fold: Know how to deal with collectors in the moment and proactively address your debt so you can [...]