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Federal Trade Commission Should Allow For-Profit Credit Counseling and Debt Settlement Firms to Assist All Consumers

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I understand that the Federal Trade Commission has been looking into regulating the debt settlement industry. I feel the time has come to finally address the needs of consumers for representation in credit counseling and debt settlement matters. I have provided a statement to the FTC in order to support the acceptance and regulation of for-profit credit counseling and debt ... Read More »

South African Consumer Debt Spinning Out of Control. Half Of Work Force Can’t Pay Their Debts.

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Last year I had the opportunity to visit South Africa and take a firsthand look at the consumer debt situation. There was no doubt even when I was there that there was going to be a huge explosion of consumer debt problems. New regulations passed recently give more control to debt counselors to go before the court to have debt ... Read More »

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Writing this article is a bit of a double-edged sword. You see while I think that open communication is always the best way to deal with a debt situation, sometimes people just need to find a way to escape from the pressure just to recover their sanity. If you are having a difficult problem handling collection calls or dealing with ... Read More »

David Writes In “I’m About To Lose My House”

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David wrote to me at GetOutOfDebt.org and asked me for help with his debt situation. If you have a question, you can ask me for free help and advice also. “Dear Steve, I accepted a job in Seattle. My wife and family and home are still in Idaho. My wife is on a fixed income, and we have been hanging ... Read More »

Diane Writes In “I Want to Settle My Debt. My Creditor Wants to Take Me to Court.”

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Diane wrote to me at the GetOutOfDebt.org site and asked for help with her debt situation. You can write me too if you need help. Here is what Diane said: “Dear Steve, I have signed up with New Beginnings to get out of debt. I have paid them for two months so far and have stopped paying on a loan ... Read More »

Ryan Writes In Looking For His Lifestyle Back

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Ryan wrote me through the GetOutofDebt.org site asking about how to resolve his debt situation. If you have a question you’d like to ask, just send it to me using the form at the bottom of this article. “I have about 20-25k in outstanding credit card debt, along with 10k in car payments still as well as a recent condo ... Read More »

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