Naperville, Ill. : Sphinx Pub., 2003.
xxxviii, 250 p. : forms ; 23 cm.
Credit, a vital part of our economy
Establishing and reestablishing good credit
Using credit responsibly
Types of debt
Strategies before creditors and collectors call
When the collection agency calls
Consumer reporting agencies and your credit report
The Internal Revenue Service
Loan disclosure requirements
truth in lending
Credit cards and other open-end consumer credit loans
Consumer lease disclosures
Real estate loan foreclosures
Repossession of personal property
When the creditor files a lawsuit
Collection of money judgments
Bankruptcy as an option
Divorce, debt, and community property
Property exempt from creditors
Personal assessment and planning for the future.