Required State Notices


We are required to provide the following information under state law. This is not a complete list of rights by state. If you do not reside in one of these states, you still may have the same or similar rights under state or federal law.

California- The state Rosenthal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act require that, except under unusual circumstances, collectors may not contact you before 8 a.m. or after 9 p.m. They may not harass you by using threats of violence or arrest or by using obscene language. Collectors may not use false or misleading statements or call you at work if they know or have reason to know that you may not receive personal calls at work. For the most part, collectors may not tell another person, other than your attorney or spouse, about your debt. Collectors may contact another person to confirm your location or enforce a judgment. For more information about debt collection activities, you may contact the Federal Trade Commission at 1-877-FTC-HELP or www.ftc.gov. Nonprofit credit counseling services may be available in the area. As required by law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit reporting agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations.

Colorado- FOR INFORMATION ABOUT THE COLORADO FAIR DEBT COLLECTION PRACTICES ACT, SEE WWW.COAG.GOV/CAR. A CONSUMER HAS THE RIGHT TO REQUEST IN WRITING THAT A DEBT COLLECTOR OR COLLECTION AGENCY CEASE FURTHER COMMUNICATION WITH THE CONSUMER. A WRITTEN REQUEST TO CEASE COMMUNICATION WILL NOT PROHIBIT THE DEBT COLLECTOR OR COLLECTION AGENCY FROM TAKING ANY OTHER ACTION AUTHORIZED BY LAW TO COLLECT THE DEBT. LOCAL ADDRESS: PROGRESSIVE FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC C/O COLORADO MANAGER, INC., BUILDING B, 80 GARDEN CENTER, SUITE 3, BROOMFIELD, CO 80020. LOCAL TELEPHONE: 303-920-4763.

Massachusetts- NOTICE OF IMPORTANT RIGHTS
You have the right to make a written or oral request that telephone calls regarding your debt not be made to you at your place of employment. Any such oral request will be valid for only ten (10) days unless you provide written confirmation of the request postmarked or delivered within seven (7) days of such request. You may terminate this request by writing to the debt collector. If you wish to discuss this matter, please call us direct between the hours of Monday-Thursday 6am - 9pm, Friday 6am - 10am and Saturday 6am - 10am Mountain Time at telephone number 866-484-0204. Local address, 15 Union Street, Lawrence, Massachusetts, 01840.

Minnesota- This collection agency is licensed by the Minnesota Department of Commerce.

New York City- Progressive Financial Services, Inc., DBA PFS of Arizona is licensed by the City of New York, Department of Consumer Affairs; Arizona Branch, License #1250549; Pennsylvania Branch, License #1109138.

New York State- Debt collectors, in accordance with the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. 1692 et seq., are prohibited from engaging in abusive, deceptive, and unfair debt collection efforts, including but not limited to: a) the use or threat of violence; b) the use of obscene or profane language; and c) repeated phone calls made with intent to annoy, abuse, or harass.

If a creditor or debt collector receives a money judgement against you in court, state and federal laws may prevent the following types of income from being taken to pay the debt: 1. Supplemental security income (SSI); 2. Social Security; 3. Public assistance (welfare); 4. Spousal support, maintenance (alimony) or child support; 5. Unemployment benefits; 6. Disability benefits; 7. Workers' compensation benefits; 8. Public or private pensions; 9. Veterans' benefits; 10. Federal student loans, federal student grants, and federal work study funds; and 11. Ninety percent of your wages or salary earned in the last sixty days.

North Carolina- Progressive Financial Services, Inc. is licensed by the State of North Carolina; Arizona Branch, Permit Number 101824; Pennsylvania Branch, Permit Number 4484.

Tennessee- This collection agency is licensed by the Collection Service Board, State Department of Commerce and Insurance, 500 James Robertson Parkway, Nashville, Tennessee 37243.

Utah- As required by Utah law, you are hereby notified that a negative credit report reflecting on your credit record may be submitted to a credit reporting agency if you fail to fulfill the terms of your credit obligations.

Wisconsin- This collection agency is licensed by the Division of Banking in the Wisconsin Department of Financial
Institutions, www.wdfi.org.


  Privacy Policy © 2011 Progressive Financial Services, Inc. All rights reserved. This communication is from a debt collector.

"Mediation, not Confrontation" is registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Click here to see a list of consumer rights by state.