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  • Borrower Beware: The High Cost of Payday and Auto Title Lenders, Pawnbrokers and Rent-To-Own Stores

    This fact sheet describes the high cost of different kinds of small loans - payday loans, pawning your car's title, and renting-to-own a TV, stereo, furniture or appliances. (You must have a PDF reader on your computer to open this document. To get Adobe’s PDF Reader, click on the Get Adobe Reader icon to download.) Content Detail

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    National Consumer Law Center
  • Executions

    If you owe money to a person or business and cannot pay, they will try to collect. If a creditor sues you and gets a court judgment, the creditor may have the right to execute against your property. This document explains how a creditor does this and what you can do to protect your property. Read More

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    Legal Services Alabama
  • Repossessions

    If you bought something on credit or put up something you own as collateral, the creditor may have the right to repossess it. Cars are often repossessed. We use a car as an example for repossessions and answer questions about what you can do. Read More

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    Legal Services Alabama
  • Save Those Papers!

    In order to protect your rights, you may need to use papers others have given you. This fact sheet tells you what papers you should save. Read More

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    Legal Services Alabama
  • What You Can Do to Protect Yourself Against Binding Mandatory Arbitration Agreements

    How do I get a credit card without a binding arbitration agreement? How do I buy a car without signing an arbitration agreement? Read this for answers to these questions and more advice. Read More

    By:
    Public Citizen