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How long does a lien stay on a property in Georgia?

There are several types of liens that can be attached to a person’s property.  Each has a different expiration date, and if successfully enforced, could result in the sale of …

Q: I lost my job last year when my company down-sized. I have gone through all my savings and even borrowed money from relatives, but I just can’t keep up with my mortgage payments. I’m afraid that the bank will foreclose on my house. Is there any help available to me?

Reposted from the “Ask Consumer Ed” column of the Georgia Governor’s Office of Consumer Protection: A: Unfortunately, you’re not alone in this situation. Fortunately, there are several state and federal …

As a Tennessee resident, do I have to pay GA sales tax on a car purchased in Georgia?

Answers to actual problems and questions from Georgia consumers. Brought to you by the Governor’s Office of Consumer Protection -Re-Posted with Permission As a Tennessee resident, do I have to …

Why Debt Settlement May Hurt Consumers More than It Helps

ELLEN HARNICK AND LESLIE PARRISH “Be debt-free in 36 months!” “Reduce your debt by up to 50%!” We’ve all heard commercials from debt settlement companies that use pitches like these, …

Is Debt Settlement Legitimate?

Re-posting from the “Ask Consumer Ed” publication of the Georgia Governor’s Office of Consumer Protection Published October 11, 2013 Dear Consumer Ed: I owe close to $30,000 in credit card …