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Sorting Out Debt-Relief Promises

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The Wall Street Journal just published a new article that talks about the debt relief world. Here is an excerpt and a link to the full article. The regulations, which extend the TSR rules to cover calls consumers make to firms in response to debt-relief ads, also will ban companies from misrepresenting what they can do. The most significant change ... Read More »

I’m Thinking of Using Impact Debt Relief or Freedom Debt Relief. – Bob

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“Dear Steve, I’m self employed with about $70,000.00 in credit card debt a large a large part of which came about from marketing expenses over a period of years. I have been in contact with two companies, Impact Debt Relief and Freedom Debt Relief and have discussed their debt reduction programs with each. Impact quoted a 10 percent fee (they ... Read More »

Andrew Houser from TASC Pleads With FTC, “Please Don’t Ban Upfront Advance Debt Settlement Fees.”

Andrew Houser from Freedom Debt Relief and board member of The Association of Settlement Companies (TASC) recently sent a letter to the FTC pleading that banning advance fees would hurt consumers. I know, how funny and unbelievable is that? Apparently what TASC can’t get through their head is that there is no good reason why consumers should continue to be ... 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 »

Rocky Mountain Bank & Trust / Global Client Solutions – FDIC SHOCKER!

Here is an event I totally missed but thanks to a recent suit against debt settlement company GHS Solutions the FDIC action against Rocky Mountain Bank & Trust which operates in conjunction with Global Client Solutions can be reveled. Apparently the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) felt the relationship between Rocky Mountain National Bank & Trust and their debt settlement ... Read More »

Freedom Debt Relief Makes Pitch in LA Times, We Are Not Scammers

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Freedom Debt Relief, a member of The Association of Debt Settlement Companies (TASC) contacted David Lazarus of the Los Angeles Times and tried to make the pitch they are whiter than white. Robert Linderman wants you to know he isn’t a scammer. Oh sure, he may be general counsel for Freedom Debt Relief, California’s largest debt-settlement company, and he may ... Read More »

Should We Use Freedom Debt Relief or an Attorney to Help Us With Debt Settlement? – Debbie

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“Dear Steve, We are drowning in unsecured debt and cannot get our heads above water. We are trying to decide whether to go with a debt settlement company (we are leaning toward Freedom Debt Relief) or contact an attorney. Not sure if the fees would be comparable- or if the attorney would be able to help us in the same ... Read More »

I Am Skeptical About Faxing My 16 Page Contract to Freedom Debt Relief Since We Originally Contacted Debtmerica

“Dear Steve, WE ARE NO LONGER ABLE TO KEEP UP WITH OUR CREDIT CARD BILLS’ HUSBAND RECIEVED A 50% CUT IN SALARY. WE SEEKED OUT THE HELP OF DEBT RELIEF WITH A COMPANY CALLED DEBTMERICA,HOWEVER THE CONTRACT THAT I RECIEVED HAD THE LETTERHEAD 0F A COMPANY CALLED FREEDOM DEBT RELIEF. VERY SKEPTICAL ABOUT FAXING THEM MY SIGNED 16 PAGE CONTRACT ... Read More »

I’m Unemployed and in a Debt Settlement Plan With Freedom Debt Relief. – Cheryl

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“Dear Steve, Due to job loss and severe health problems over the last 2 years, I have over $75K in credit card debt. My unemployment payments recently stopped and I got scared – so I contacted Freedom Debt Relief. Some of the comments you put up have made me nervous – especially about being sued. I am only a couple ... Read More »

Freedom Debt Relief Said Debt Settlement is Looking Like a Good Option for Us. – DeDe

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“Dear Steve, My husband and I have nearley 100k in unsecured credit card debt. Our creditors are AMEX (55k), Chase, Capital One, Barclays Bank, JCPenney, and Bank of America. We alos owe the IRS about 10K. Due to the troubled economy, I recently lost my job and cannot seem to find another one. Due to the recent credit card law ... Read More »

Freedom Debt Management, Seriously?

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I recently saw an advertisement that lead me to Freedom Debt Management and the logo reminded me of another company with a similar name, Freedom Debt Relief. Take a look below and tell me what you think.       If I was Freedom Debt Relief I’d be upset about the similarities that could easily lead to consumer confusion. Freedom Debt Management, ... Read More »

Freedom Debt Relief – 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 »

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 »

Freedom Debt Relief Bragging About Being in Forbes. Not So Fast Fellas. Back the Bus Up.

I am constantly accused of targeting this company or that company but in truth I’m so busy writing about the next thing to cross in front of me I don’t have time to have anyone on the radar. I say that because I find myself writing something that involves a company I’ve written about before, Freedom Debt Relief, a debt ... Read More »

I’m So Embarrassed About My Money Situation. Can You Tell Me The Truth About Debt Settlement?- Gloria

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Gloria “Hi Steve, I am a 23 year old college student and in dear need of finanical help and advice. This is such an embarrassing situation and it is taking a lot of me to ask for help. This is the first time I am speaking about my situation. I have been on my own since I was 19 years ... Read More »

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