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Bankruptcy Filings Up Slightly. Still No Positive Signs for Debt Relief Providers.

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Bankruptcy filings for the 12-month period ending March 31, 2011, rose 2.6 percent when compared to bankruptcy filings for the 12-month period ending March 31, 2010, according to statistics released today by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts. March 2011 bankruptcy filings totaled 1,571,183, with 1,531,997 bankruptcy cases filed in the 12-month period ending March 31, 2010. Business and ... Read More »

Consumer Demand for Credit is Historically Low

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Just today TransUnion has release new numbers that address the underlying issue in my recent articles on debt relief demand trends. TransUnion is reporting that their Credit Risk Index (CRI) has gone down for five straight quarters which indicates that consumers are more likely to repay their debt. They are also reporting that consumer demand for credit is declining as ... Read More »

Credit Counseling Service Demand Down, Hard. Hold On.

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I’m going to start off this article with a disclaimer. Over the past few months I’ve been basically getting the shit kicked out of me every time I point to evidence that the debt relief space is in trouble for a decreasing demand from consumers. See the comments on these articles, here, here, and here. I’ve also taken flak for ... Read More »

Latest Search Data Still Shows Falling Demand for Debt Relief Services

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A look at updated search trend data still is showing an across the board decrease in consumer generated searches for debt relief services. This post will show both historical and twelve months charts. Debt Settlement Credit Counseling Debt Consolidation Unfortunately the consumer demand for debt relief services, as gauged by proactive consumer searching continues to reflect a continued downward trend. ... Read More »

Federal Reserve Data Points Out Less Need for Debt Relief Providers

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In a couple of recent articles, here and here, I talked about the declining demand for debt relief services, al all types, when looking at search traffic data. Demand for debt relief services is created when lenders extend and consumers get overloaded and need to seek a remedy for the growing burden of debt. If lenders don’t extend credit there ... Read More »

Debt Relief Search Trends Continue to Show a Downward Decline

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Recently I wrote about my forecast for a decreasing demand for debt relief services. Here is another part of the puzzle that seems to show decreasing consumer interest in some specific debt relief topics using the Google trends search traffic monitoring tool. The data was filtered for U.S. searches only and as you can see, there are noticeable declines in ... Read More »

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