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Recent Searches for Debt Advice

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I thought you might be interested in some recent search requests from visitors. It helps to give you a snapshot of what is on the minds of people looking for help. hide phone number from debt collectors how to get out of deebt experts advice on getting rid of debt better management of credit rating and poverty Bank of America ... Read More »

Marisa Asks “What If I Just Change My Mailing Address?”

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Marisa wrote in and asked the following question. “My dad is in deep debt and his mailbox is loaded with bills and notices. it is stressing him out. I was thinking of having his mail redirected to my house to easy his worry and then start acting on his behalf. What do you think about that?” Marisa, Honestly, I think ... Read More »

I Am Afraid of the Debt Collectors in India. – Manav

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Manav “Dear Steve, I took perosnal loan from KOTAK MAHINDRA BANK on JAN 2008, i had my own business of computer hardware, so i was able to pay them a EMI of 14450/-. Later same year i had to close down my business. Till april 2009 I have made each payment, since I’m working now I’m not able to pay ... Read More »

Complaints About Bill Collectors Rocket as Debt Collectors Get Tough

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A story by CNN today makes my article on How to Hide From Debt Collection, the Debt Collector and Creditors even more timely. After several years in which Americans were buying stuff on credit they couldn’t afford, a rapidly increasing number are complaining about getting harassed and abused by bill collectors. Nearly 71,000 people filed such complaints with the Federal ... Read More »

Is Debt Management and Credit Counseling An Effective Way Out Of Debt?

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So many, too many reporters and writers recommend debt management programs and nonprofit credit counseling as a way to get out of debt, but why? I’m afraid the answer is that they always have and suggesting a nonprofit credit counseling solution seems harmless and better than offering the alternative, no real solutions. The credit counseling industry, it is an industry ... Read More »

I Am a College Student With Credit Card Debt. How Do I Hide From the Collectors? – Dora

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“Dear Steve, I am a 23 year old student who not only has debt from college loans and also credit card debt from last year (on 3 credit cards that have all been closed). I ran up a huge amount of debt in a short time and as of now I am unemployed. I am not able to work cause ... Read More »

Josy Writes “My Real Estate Business Is Going Down The Drain”

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Josy “Dear Steve, I am in the Real Estate Business. We are also a General Contractor. We currently have close to 4 million dollars in property, but have 1 million dollars in debt. But with the curent economy situation, we have found ourselves in a rut. With little money to build and lots of property we know that if we ... Read More »

I Owe Capital One $55,000 And Have Not Paid in 8 Months. – Dawn

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“Dear Steve, I owe $5,500 to Capital one. I have not paid in 8 months and it went to collection. They said they are going to sue me. I dont have the money to pay on this for another few months. What do I do? Hi, I am 24 and I have a credit card with Capital one which I ... Read More »

What Do I Do About Lawyer Calling Me to Collect on Old Debt? – Jeff

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“Dear Steve, Due to a loss of income last year we have been unable to pay numerous credit card companies. We are stable now but cannot catch up. One of the accounts was charged off in the mean time and it was purchased by a debt-collection company. I have received a letter and a few phone calls from someone in ... Read More »

Attorney General Reaches Deal With Debt Collection Companies Over Deceptive Practices

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New York Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that his office has reached an agreement with three New York debt collection companies that failed to adequately supervise employees who engaged in deceptive and fraudulent methods to collect debts. The three companies, Creditors Interchange Receivable Management, LLC, Capital Management Services, LP and Tri-Financial, LLC, have agreed to substantially reform their ... Read More »

New York Attorney General Launches Inquiry Into Debt Collection Companies

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ATTORNEY GENERAL CUOMO LAUNCHES INQUIRY INTO DEBT COLLECTORS ACROSS NEW YORK STATE Cuomo Shuts Down NY Collection Agencies That Threatened and Intimidated Consumers Into Paying Debts They Didn’t Owe Sends Subpoenas to Nearly 20 Debt Collectors Statewide Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that his office has launched a statewide inquiry into debt collection companies. As part of the ... Read More »

Collection Agent Trying Not to Use Violence

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A recent article in the Christian Science Monitor just exemplifies how different consumer debt rules are around the world. In some areas debt collectors can intimidate you and in other parts of the world they can come to your home and office and shame you, grab you or break in. The article is about debt problems in India and my ... Read More »

What Is The Best Way To Pay a Collection Company? – Martin

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Martin “Dear Steve, I’m ready to fix my bad credit. What is the best way to pay collection agencys, should i go through a debt management program or pay them myself? Martin” Don’t miss our free Get Out of Debt – “How To” Guide Series on a number of topics, for loads of practical advice, tips, and help to beat ... Read More »

I Want to Hide From My Creditors – Janet

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“Dear Steve, If I don’t pay unsecured creditors like personal and business lines of credit and I disappear as you have described. What can the creditors do to collect? Do they look for corp bank accounts I might have created? Janet” Don’t miss our free Get Out of Debt – “How To” Guide Series on a number of topics, for ... Read More »

Stop Debt Collectors – 100 Pages of Good Advice

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I didn’t tell Gerri Detweiler that I was going to purchase her book and secretly read it. I knew she would have sent me a free copy if I had asked but I didn’t want our friendship to cloud my review of her new book “Stop Debt Collectors: How to Protect Your Rights and Resolve Your Debts”. The book can ... Read More »

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