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May 6, 2013 - 2:22pm | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest

The National Association of Consumer Advocates (NACA) is known throughout the country as the premier association for veteran and less experienced consumer attorneys alike.  However, we would like to expand our reach to include more law schools and law students.  In many law schools...

April 30, 2013 - 8:46pm | Filed under: Mortgage, Real Estate & Housing

That’s what we’d like to know.  In February 2012, State Attorneys General, working with the Department of Justice and HUD, announced a 49 state, $26 billion National Mortgage Settlement (NMS) with the 5 largest mortgage servicers (Ally Financial, Bank of America, Citigroup, JP...

April 26, 2013 - 5:28pm | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest

NACA’s Military Consumer Justice Project (MCJP) has been selected for the honor of presenting at this year’s Equal Justice Conference, put on by the American Bar Association (ABA) and the National Legal Aid and Defender Association (NLADA). The Equal Justice Conference will take...

April 18, 2013 - 6:38pm | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest

NACA’s Education Committee is currently accepting new committee members.  NACA’s Education Committee formed more than two years ago.  From its inception, the committee’s mission has been to provide NACA members with the learning opportunities they need to reach their...

April 16, 2013 - 6:38pm | Filed under: Debt Collection

“Help! I’ve Been Sued For My Credit Card Debt!”

I suspect that, other than the news that a loved one has been hurt or injured, there aren't many things more frightening to most people than being served a Summons & Complaint in a lawsuit.

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April 12, 2013 - 1:10pm | Filed under: Debt Collection

I had the pleasure of attending the Loyola Consumer Law Review’s symposium, Debt Collection in the Modern Economy, interestingly featuring advocates from both sides of consumer law. Representing consumer advocates were Dan Edelman, Rand Bragg, and NACA Executive Director Ira Rheingold,...

April 2, 2013 - 4:31pm | Filed under: Bankruptcy

One of NACA’s most well-known and successful consumer attorneys, O. Max Gardner, recently wrote a blog post on his website, http://www.maxbankruptcybootcamp.com/, that we thought was worth sharing. If you want to learn...

March 22, 2013 - 6:12pm | Filed under: Automobiles

Dealers should not be allowed to impose higher interest rates than necessary on consumers

March 22, 2013

Yesterday the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced it would hold banks and other lenders liable for any auto loans in their portfolio that are...

March 4, 2013 - 2:41pm | Filed under: Other Areas of Interest

The National Association of Consumer Advocates (NACA) is a non-profit association of attorneys and consumer advocates committed to representing customers’ interests. Our members are private and public sector attorneys, legal services...

February 11, 2013 - 3:37pm | Filed under: Credit Reporting
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February 11, 2013

A new study indicates as many as 40 million consumers have a mistake on their credit report and Steve Kroft finds it's hard to get them fixed.

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