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Pew Study Exposes Risks Faced by Virginia Borrowers

  The Pew Charitable Trusts recently released an alarming new study on payday and title lending practices in Virginia and the associated harm caused to consumers.  The study finds that hundreds of thousands of Virginia borrowers, who typically use these small loans to cover normal expenses like rent, mortgage payments, […]

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Wed Nov 20, 11:25pm

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Kelly Guzzo Honored for Pro Bono Efforts

Kelly Guzzo, PLC was recently recognized for its long-standing commitment to representing Virginia’s most vulnerable consumers.  The Virginia State Bar Association named the firm co-recipient of the 2019 Frankie Muse Freeman Organizational Pro Bono Award (Freeman Award).  The Freeman Award honors law firms or other organizations that make outstanding contributions […]

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Sat Sep 21, 5:30pm

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Kristi Kelly Quote on Credit Report Mix-Ups Reported by NerdWallet

In a recent article, NerdWallet covers how outdated information or information about someone else in your LexisNexis credit file can adversely affect your financial situation. Kristi Kelly of Kelly Guzzo, PLC was quoted on the wide range of consumer information stored by LexisNexis, including information that doesn’t match the consumer. […]

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Wed Sep 11, 6:08pm

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Capital One Data Breach Exposes Personal Information of over 100 Million Consumers

A hacker gained access to the personal information of over 100 million Capital One customers earlier this year. The compromised information includes 140,000 social security numbers and 80,000 bank account numbers. If you are a Capital One customer or have applied for a Capital One account, your personal information may […]

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Tue Aug 6, 2:31pm

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