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CRL Comes Out With Debt Settlement Warning. Is it Fair?

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The Center for Responsible Lending just released a paper on debt settlement. Take a look at the information they published and add your comment below if you think their research is on the mark or way off base. It appears CRL relied upon data published by the American Fair Credit Council in making their determinations on effectiveness. CRL even thanks ... Read More »

Is DMB Financial, Legitimate or a Scam? – Kim

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I have approxmitely 31,000 in credit card debt. I have signed on to repay my debt within 48 months at $520.00 per months. Does this work. I have had a lot of correspondence with them. But dont know if it is a scam or legite. I am still within my 30 days but I am a bit nervous about the ... Read More »

AFCC -35, TASC – 41. Lost in Translation? Bermuda Triangle of Debt?

A reader sent in an interesting question. They wanted to know why if TASC (The Association of Settlement Companies) changed their name to AFCC (American Fair Credit Council) then why did TASC report having 41 members and AFCC only reports 35. – Source Good question. What’s interesting about the AFCC membership list is that it is broken into accredited members ... Read More »

Report From the TASC Conference. Attendee Sends in Their Notes,

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Just in, an attendee at the TASC conference just held in Las Vegas has sent in their notes of what they felt was the highlights for readers. Get Out of Debt Guy – Twitter, G+, Facebook TASC – THURSDAY BOB LINDERMAN: GENERAL COUNSEL OF FREEDOM DEBT RELIEF GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: “THIS IS A CONSUMER CENTRIC, REGULATOR SENSITIVE, BUSINESS FRIENDLY ORG ... Read More »

Bogus U.S. Debt Reduction Initiative Form T-09-A Still Being Sent Out

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In June, 2010 the BBB released a copy of a bogus mailer that was being sent to consumers. I published a copy of that mailer here. It appears despite warnings that the mailer was deceptive, it is still going out. Here is an image of the envelope and mailer that I received from a tipster (send in your tips here). ... Read More »

Should I Try and Settle My Debt On My Own? – Jo Ann

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have been a customer of DMB for 2 years and they have help me settle two debts. I have one left and I felt they are not doing a good job on this last debt. Their customer service has gone from excellent to poor since I started working with them. I know there have been staff changes, however, the new ... Read More »

International Association of Professional Debt Arbitrators – IAPDA Certification Exposed

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Loyal readers may have observed that I routinely never mention IAPDA, the International Association of Professional Debt Arbitrators (IAPDA) or even mention that a company may display their logo as being a member. It’s not that I’ve not noticed their logo displayed on sites, it’s that many in the industry have disparaging things to say about what the logo represented ... Read More »

I Went With DMB Financial Because They Were Rated High By TASC. – David

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“Dear Steve, If possible I could use some advice on my debt problem. A while back I decided that I needed to do something about my debt because I simply couldn’t keep up on the payments. I wanted to avoid bankruptcy at the time because I felt that I should at least make good on some of my debt. I ... Read More »

Regulation of Debt Settlement Companies Looming

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This is a guest post by Kenneth Long, President of Fiscal Progress. If you would like to submit a guest post for publication, just send me an email to [email protected] Steve On September 25, 2008 the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) held a public workshop to explore the for-profit debt settlement industry. Panelists representing debt settlement companies, consumer advocates, regulators and ... Read More »

DMB Financial – Scam, Complaint, Review, or Praise?

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Please share your experience with this debt relief company and provide your review and feedback, in the comments section below. The goal of this page is to allow people to share information that may be important to help others to make a more informed decision regarding their experience with this debt relief company. Here are some potential questions you might ... Read More »

New York Attorney General Announces Nationwide Investigation Into Debt Settlement Industry

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Subpoenas Fourteen Debt Settlement Companies and One Law Firm in Connection with Probe Debt Settlement Companies Often Charge Huge Fees for Misleading Plans, Suggest Selling Blood Plasma to Raise Funds, and Leave Consumers in Worse Financial Shape NEW YORK, NY (May 7, 2009) – Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a nationwide investigation into the debt settlement industry, subpoenaing ... Read More »

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