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    Missouri Attorney General Testifies Before U.S. Senate About Debt Settlement and Mortgage Rescue Scams

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    Attorney General Chris Koster will testify before the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee today on the increase in mortgage-rescue and debt-settlement fraud Missouri is experiencing during the downward economic times. I just watched the live feed of his testimony and hopefully his testimony will be made public. If you are running a debt settlement company in Missouri, it wasn’t pretty testimony. ... Read More »

      My Upcoming Economic Tour to Visit America in Trouble

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      Pam and I are going to set off on a tour of places that have been hard hit by unemployment, foreclosure, or bankruptcy. It looks like we’ll be on the road in August and just observing and recording as we go. Years ago I did a cross country tour of America to interview people about their credit and debt concerns. ... Read More »

        I Have Worked in UAE Dubai, a GCC Country, and left With Unpaid Debts. I Now Live in India. – Andrew

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        Andrew “Dear Steve, I have worked in UAE -Dubai ( GCC Country) for 5 yrs and i have bank debts (Credit cards and personal loans and car loans) in that country and i came back to India without paying them back. Basically i am from India. What can i do other than this if i don’t have a job. Its ... Read More »

          We Need a Break in Interest From Our Credit Cards. – David

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          “Dear Steve, We have almost $200,000 in credit card debt. Although we are current on payments, we now have a health situation that may not allow us to continue making our payments. My wife and I make a good income ($220,000 per year), but we need relief – primarily interest relief from the cards. We want to get out of ... Read More »

            As Medical Costs Rise, More People to Charge Medical Care

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            When doctors first began accepting credit cards for payment years ago, patients were shocked. The impression was that the doctor was just in it for the money. Then a few years latter some medical offices began to offer credit company backed financing for larger medical procedures, again patients were shocked. This trend was lead by GE Money and their CareCard ... Read More »

              California Debt Settlement Legislation AB350 Much Closer to Passing

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              California is very close to passing new regulations regarding debt settlement services. Below you will find the meat of the regulations. You can read the latest version of AB350 Debt Management and Settlement act here. An interesting new twist in this regulation from California is the sentence “The provider’s total fees must be spread over at least half the length ... Read More »

                Debt Settlement Attorney Lawyer Keith Nelms Loses Law License for Three Years

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                Just yesterday I wrote about the recent troubles with Keith Anderson “Andy” Nelms, a lawyer in Alabama that is running a debt settlement company called Allegro Law that actually farms out cases to Americorp. I came across this little nugget that should make any lawyer engaged in debt settlement services, take notice. In a matter unrelated to the civil complaint, ... Read More »

                  Dude, I Am Totally Freaking Out Over My Debt! – Margaret

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                  Margaret “Dear Steve, Help! We need serious advice! My husband and I have combined CC debt of almost $50,000. We have never been late on payments, but that is all about to change because we are about to hit rock bottom. In a year we have both watched our credit card scores fall from 748 and 720 each by almost ... Read More »

                    My Wife is Sick and I Can Barely Pay The Regular Bills. – Joe

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                    “Dear Steve, I owe credit card companies for about $45.000. My wife is sick(can’t work and can’t get disability). What I make barely enough to pay my regular bills(power, water etc.).I was paying them always on time, but my situation is out of hands now with their interest rates and stuff. Can they garnish my wages in Florida? If they ... Read More »

                      Debt Settlement Attorney Keith Nelms with Allegro Law Gets Sued in Alabama

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                      Action by the Alabama Attorney General this week further highlights the tough stance that law enforcement is taking against debt settlement companies. In this case it is against a lawyer and his related professional companies. This suit might lead other debt settlement attorneys to exit the debt settlement business to prevent the loss of their professional license. The suits and ... Read More »

                        Look at Our Solar Power Production for the Past Week

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                        This post is part of an update on solar power production at my house after the installation of solar panels and other efforts to reduce power consumption. You can read more about the project here and see the layout of panels here. I just wanted to give you a glimpse of a recent seven day period. You can easily see ... Read More »

                          Solar Power Production – July 10, 2009

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                          This post is part of an update on solar power production at my house after the installation of solar panels and other efforts to reduce power consumption. You can read more about the project here and see the layout of panels here.   Total Power Produced: 15.38 kWh Weather: Sunny and then partly cloudy midday. Note: Because of the nice ... Read More »

                            Solar Power Production – July 9, 2009

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                            This post is part of an update on solar power production at my house after the installation of solar panels and other efforts to reduce power consumption. You can read more about the project here and see the layout of panels here.   Total Power Produced: 15.91 kWh Weather: Sunny and then partly cloudy midday. Note: Because of the nice ... Read More »

                              I Filed Chapter 7 Bankruptcy But I’m Scared What I Will Face. – Lee

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                              “Dear Steve, I racked up lots of credit card debt going through college and graduate school. I have always been able to make miniumum payments and still had good credit. I now have $60,000 in credit card debt, $30,000 in school loans, and I had just bought a new car two years ago. I don’t make very much money so ... Read More »

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