Wednesday, February 24, 2016

CFA Finds Auto Insurance Companies Discriminate Based on Home Ownership

There are plenty of benefits to home ownership, but paying less on your car insurance shouldn't be one of them. A recent study by the Consumer Federation of America shows that renters can pay up to 47% more than renters for the same car insurance. The organization is calling for stronger consumer protection laws to combat the practice.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

How to Fight Creditor Harassment

Do you have creditors who won't leave you alone? Michigan has clear rules about what collection companies are and are not allowed to do. But that doesn't mean they are followed. Find out what you can do to help fight creditor harassment and get the collection companies off your back.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Tragic Snowmobile Defect Case Heads Back to Trial

Six years ago, two women died when their Arctic Cat snowmobile reversed off a 40 foot cliff on Mackinac Island. Now those women's families will finally get their day in court. A Michigan Court of Appeals has sent the snowmobile defect case back to trial.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The Problem With Illegal Auto Title Loans

Lending companies have taken advantage of Michigan's poorest residents for years. They rely on the fact that most people don't know lending laws and don't hire a consumer protection lawyer when they are the victim of collections harassment. But now, Internet companies like Liquidation, LLC, have taken that harassment to a new level. Their auto title loans leave residents with huge debts while depriving them of their most valuable asset – their car.