Credit and Personal Finance

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Booklets

Most families face debt at some time or another. Losing a job, losing public assistance benefits, sudden medical bills, or divorce can push a family into debt. There are many ways creditors can try to collect debts. Two of the most common…
Source: Education for Justice

Do-It-Yourself Forms

Welcome! This free program helps you create a Letter to a Credit Bureau to report identity theft and ask the credit bureau to investigate and remove items from your credit report…
Source: Education for Justice
Welcome! This free program helps you create a Letter to a Creditor when your name is on a bill that is not yours. The program works by asking you questions. It uses your answers…
Source: Education for Justice

Helpful Websites

Common Consumer Questions and Answers - CFPB
Author: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Ask and view answers to common consumer questions like: How do I dispute a error on my credit report? What's the difference between a lender and a servicer?

Go to the website: Ask CFPB
Tools for financial security as you age
Author: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Resources to help older adults and their caregivers navigate some of the important decisions that can affect later-life financial security.

Q & A

Source: Senior Legal Line - Legal Aid Service of Northeastern Minnesota
Source: Senior Legal Line - Legal Aid Service of Northeastern Minnesota