Take note of the way lenders’ demands tend to say things like:
“If you do not pay we will have no option but to consider taking court action.”
“Consider taking court action” is very different to “take court action.” Your lender is writing to you because it wants your money. If writing to you cost more money than it could get from you, the lender wouldn’t write to you. It wouldn’t make financial sense (and one thing these guys have is financial sense).
Taking you to court costs a lot more money. If taking you to court cost more than your lender could get from you, it wouldn’t take you to court. It wouldn’t make financial sense either. And it often doesn’t. (more…)