When you are being asked to pay off a debt, it is always in your best interest to request a validation of the debt, especially for debts of years past. In some cases, you may not remember owing certain creditors and in other cases, it is a debt collector trying to get your money. To [...]
Sample Letters and Templates
Sending a letter is often the most effective way to get business done. Whether its to a creditor, bank or other party, it can serve as a legal notice that you are
- formally requesting action on an item
- formally disputing a judgement, decision or debt
- formally notifying someone about an event
We've included some of the most effective letters here that will help you get your business done. Feel free to use as many as you need and if you don't find what your are looking for, contact us and we will get it for you.
Here are some more sample letters: debt settlement sample letters received from creditors
During the debt settlement negotiation process, a letter requesting a lump sum settlement may be one of the best ways to successfully land a settlement on your credit card debt. Most credit card companies are more willing to accept a lump sum because they know that they’ll get paid at least some of the principle [...]
Despite some bad press and some predatory companies that take advantage of people who are in debt, consumers everywhere are settling their credit card debt on past due accounts with virtually every credit card company in the industry. Below is a list of some sample debt settlement letters that represent negotiated settlements on overdue credit [...]
Calls and other correspondence from collection agencies seeking payment for outstanding debts can be invasive and harassing in nature. There are certain rules and regulations collection agencies must adhere to or else face hefty fines. If you are on the receiving end of correspondence from a collection agency that is trying to collect a debt [...]
With many people facing an uncertain financial future and still reeling from the effects of the recession it has become necessary for many people to communicate their hardships to their lenders. Some lenders are willing to work with borrowers who can show they are experiencing a financial hardship. In many cases these lenders require a [...]
With the recent incidents of credit card companies raising interest rates, even on the accounts of excellent customers, many consumers have begun to fight back and are working to get a reduction. Getting a reduction on your credit card interest is not impossible, provided you are a good customer, you pay on time all the [...]
When it comes to the tactics used for debt elimination, debt settlement is an option that can help you avoid the time and expense of bankruptcy. Debt settlement involves direct negotiations with your creditors where you essentially offer to pay a lump sum amount, lesser than the total balance due, but which will satisfy your debt [...]
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