Credit Repair

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Bad credit can get better.

When debts pile up, it can be impossible to see a way out. And in the meantime, a bad credit report can prevent you from getting a mortgage, car loan, credit card, apartment or even a job. Let the sensible strategies in Credit Repair help you take control, clean up your credit ...

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Overview

Bad credit can get better.

When debts pile up, it can be impossible to see a way out. And in the meantime, a bad credit report can prevent you from getting a mortgage, car loan, credit card, apartment or even a job. Let the sensible strategies in Credit Repair help you take control, clean up your credit report and live debt-free.

• Assess your debt situation
• Correct errors and improve your credit report and score
• Choose the best repair strategy for your situation
• Prioritize your debts
• Negotiate with creditors to reduce debts
• Add positive information to your credit report
• Avoid identity theft and credit scams
• Build a solid credit history

The 11th edition of Credit Repair is completely updated with the latest legal developments.

Credit Repair includes dozens of forms and letters that will help you spruce up your credit report as easily as possible!

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"A helpful guide for people who have sunk into debt, offers ideas for setting a budget and repairing credit history."  Washington Times
"A high quality, do-it-yourself credit repair approach..."  Reuters
"How do you distinguish genuinely helpful credit-repair professionals from scam artists? Ask your library for books such as Credit Repair."  Chicago Sun-Times
The Midwest Book Review
"a solid, thorough, user-friendly resource accessible to anyone and everyone concerned about their credit rating." The Midwest Book Review
From The Critics
"A helpful guide for people who have sunk into debt, offers ideas for setting a budget and repairing credit history."  Washington Times
"A high quality, do-it-yourself credit repair approach..."  Reuters
"How do you distinguish genuinely helpful credit-repair professionals from scam artists? Ask your library for books such as Credit Repair."  Chicago Sun-Times
Chicago Sun Times
How do you distinguish genuinely helpful credit-repair professionals from scam artists? Ask your library for books such as Credit Repair.
Washington Times
A helpful guide for people who have sunk into debt, the book offers ideas for setting up a budget and repairing credit history.
Chicago Sun-Times
A high quality, do-it-yourself credit repair approach...
Reuters
A high quality, do-it-yourself credit repair approach...
Joyce Lain Kennedy
How do you distinguish genuinely helpful credit-repair professionals from scam artists? You wise up. Ask at your library for books such as Credit Repair from Nolo.
Chicago Sun-Times
Jeanie Blake
When [Robin Leonard] writes a consumer book, I read it and inevitably recommend it.
New Orleans Times-Picayune
Personal Finance
"Credit Repair offers the concrete answers you need to regain financial stability."
Times-Picayune New Orleans
"When [Robin Leonard] writes a consumer book, I read it and inevitably recommend it."
Washington Times
"A helpful guide for people who have sunk into debt, the book offers ideas for setting up a budget and repairing credit history."
Chicago Sun-Times
How do you distinguish genuinely helpful credit-repair professionals from scam artists? Ask... for books such as Credit Repair.
Reuters
A high quality, do-it-yourself credit repair approach...
Decatur Tribune
Offers advice on how to assess your financial situation, create a budget and repair your credit rating.
Los Angeles Times
Can help you distinguish helpful credit repair counselors from scam artists.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune
If your credit rating's junk, then pick up a copy of... Credit Repair...
New Orleans Times-Picayune
When [Robin Leonard] writes a consumer book, I read it and inevitably recommend it.
— Jeanie Blake
Personal Finance
Credit Repair offers the concrete answers you need to regain financial stability.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Credit Repair is full of suggestions for restoring your good credit name.
Reference & Research Book News
Explains how to get out of debt, set up a realistic budget, and rebuild 'bad' credit.
San Diego Union-Tribune
Following this book's suggestions should help readers shake off the debt collectors and start the New Year right.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781413318869
  • Publisher: NOLO
  • Publication date: 6/28/2013
  • Edition description: Eleventh Edition
  • Edition number: 11
  • Pages: 464
  • Sales rank: 301,478
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Robin Leonard is a former attorney who gave up the law to become a rabbi. She is the author of many Nolo books including Solve Your Money Troubles: Debt, Credit & Bankruptcy and Credit Repair. She also helped write How to File for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy and A Legal Guide for Lesbian and Gay Couples.

Attorney Margaret Reiter was a consumer investigator with the Los Angeles County Consumer Affairs Department for four years and worked for 20 years as a consumer prosecutor with the California Attorney General's Consumer Law Section. She has investigated or prosecuted businesses engaged in consumer fraud including foreclosure "consultants," mortgage lenders, debt settlement companies, vocational schools, living trust mill/annuity sellers, prepaid phone card companies, and tax refund anticipation loan providers. She has drafted consumer protection legislation, advocated for stronger consumer protection before regulatory agencies and trained other prosecutors.

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Table of Contents

Your Credit Repair Companion
1 The Elements of Repairing Credit      
2 Credit Reports and Credit Scores: The Nuts and Bolts
3 The First Step—Cleaning Up Your Credit Report
4 Assess Your Financial Situation
5 Reducing Current Expenses and Debts
6 Reducing Your Mortgage Debt
7 Reducing Debt Through Bankruptcy
8 Finding Money to Pay Your Debts
9 Negotiating With Creditors and Collection Agencies
10 Getting Help to Negotiate and Manage Debts
11 Building Positive Credit History
12 Choosing and Using Credit and Debit Cards
13 Avoiding and Dealing with Identity Theft]
Appendixes
A Resources
B Forms and Letters
C Additional State Protections Concerning
Credit Repair Clinics
D How to Use the Forms
Index

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