Category: Wage Garnishment

Friday, January 12, 2018

Wage Garnishment Amounts Rise With Minimum Wage Increase in 2018 (And Other Wage-Related Changes)

Don’t be surprised when you receive a paycheck with an increased debt collection amount in January, as wage garnishment amounts have risen along with minimum wage increase. Starting January 1, 2018, California residents have been enjoying a minimum wage increase. Employers across California – and a few other...Read more
Friday, August 18, 2017

Wage Garnishment Hits You Where It Hurts

When you work, you want to get paid. And when you get paid, you want to keep all of your money. That is pretty much common sense. But sometimes that does not happen for whatever reason. Sometimes a situation arises where the government steps in and takes money from your check – outside of regular taxes and social...Read more
Friday, August 11, 2017

No One is Immune to Wage Garnishment

Wage garnishment can be one of the costliest things to an individual because they have no choice in the matter. When your wages are garnished, the IRS basically takes what they deem necessary out of your paycheck, no questions asked. It can be quite embarrassing for your employer to know your personal business,...Read more
Saturday, November 12, 2016

An Unpaid Student Loan Can Turn into a Wage Garnishment

If you thought the price of a college education was steep, it may be the least of your problems. As college tuition continues to rise, so do the amount of graduates and former students who are unable to pay off their student loans. The results could be financially disastrous.  Consider this alarming statistic. The...Read more