It’s no secret that the economy is doing better, even if it is incrementally better each month. The benefits can be seen in monthly job reports and the increase of the stock market, which reached a record high earlier this month. Nevertheless, there are still millions of Amercians who are still struggling despite finding better jobs and working diligently to pay off debt.
The problem is likely linked to garnishments. According to a joint report between National Public Radio (NPR) and ProPublica revealed that collectors and creditors are collecting on judgments established after the last recession decimated incomes.