If you owe a debt and have fallen behind on your payments, you may find that a debt collector has been enlisted in a bid to collect what is owed. Your creditor may turn to a collector if its own efforts have failed, a common practice with unsecured debt such as credit card accounts and other consumer accounts.
More than five years have passed since the economy tanked and credit is once again easy to get and just as easy to abuse. What is not so easy is getting out of debt, especially for consumers with restricted income and the attendant limited options.
Christmas is certainly a most joyful time of the year, with the advent season providing weeks of enjoyment before the big day arrives. And on through New Year’s Day the merriment continues until early in Jan. when the first of your credit card bills arrive.