Gina Freeman (Pogol)

Contributing Author, Editor

Gina Freeman (Gina Pogol) enjoys breaking down complicated subjects and helping consumers feel comfortable making financial decisions. An acknowledged expert in mortgage and personal finance since 2008, Gina's experience include mortgage lending and underwriting, tax accounting, and credit bureau systems consulting. You can find her articles on MSN Money, Fox Business, Forbes.com, The Motley Fool and other respected sites.

Credit Card Debt Lawyer
Credit Card Debt Lawyer: Should You Use One?

January 8, 2023

Debt lawyers specialize in law concerning the collection of debt. If you loan money to someone, you may use a debt lawyer to file a lawsuit to collect it.

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How to Settle Credit Card Debt When Lawsuit Has Been Filed
How to Settle Credit Card Debt When Lawsuit Has Been Filed

January 15, 2023

It's possible to settle debt even after a lawsuit has been filed. Answer the summons. Then negotiate. And never skip your court date.

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Emergency loans for bad credit
Can You Get An Emergency Loan With Bad Credit?

February 7, 2023

If you need cash fast, an emergency loan is one solution and you can qualify even with bad credit. Learn about your options.

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How to respond to a court summons for credit card debt
How To Respond To A Court Summons For Credit Card Debt

February 12, 2023

If you receive a summons for credit card debt, it’s in your best interest to respond and not ignore it. Learn more about what to do when you get a court summons.

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How to Negotiate a Debt Settlement
How to Negotiate Your Credit Card Debt

February 16, 2023

Our expert shares effective techniques for negotiating credit card debt and putting it behind you.

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Should you open a new credit card?
When Is It a Good Idea To Open a New Credit Card?

April 10, 2023

Follow these tips when opening a new credit card to save money, raise your credit score, and maximize your rewards.

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How to Get Student Loan Debt Relief
3 Common Financial Mistakes New Grads Make

May 30, 2022

Top money mistakes that new grads make. Mistakes include failing to budget, not establishing a savings habit and blowing windfalls instead of saving them.

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