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Orange County Choppers Division Files Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

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In another case which just shows that chapter 7 bankruptcy is an appropriate solution for many, Orange County Choppers Merchandising, owned by Paul Teutul, Sr. has filed for chapter 7 bankruptcy protection on January 21, 2013. Orange County Choppers became famous primarily to the Discovery television show that father and son as they grew the business from a basement enterprise ... Read More »

    My Student Loan Relief – Review. Are They a Scam?

    Audit Stamp Shows Financial Accounting Examination

    Company Name My Student Loan Relief Our Impression of What the Company Offers to Consumers The site is vague on details and who is responsible for the site. Address Unable to locate. Not listed on site. But request for information through site lead to response from: The Credit & Banking Law Group 2201 NW Corporate Boulevard Suite 205 Boca Raton, ... Read More »

      I Cosigned for a Private Student Loan and The Loan Has Gone Missing. – Jan

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      “Dear Steve, I cosigned a private school loan for someone, and upon being due she defaulted and I have been paying the payment now for about 1 1/2 years each month to the prior loan servicer AES. She never paid a payment, and has recently filed Chapter 13, and when I went into the AES site to make this month’s ... Read More »

        Spent Through 401k Money But Can’t Afford Bills. Husband Unemployed. – Jan

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        “Dear Steve, My husband lost his job about 4 years ago. We were in debt then and had started to make extra payments to try to get out of debt. With the loss of his income, I went back to just making minimum payments on everything. I took money out of my 401k just to help us pay bills on ... Read More »

          Can’t Afford Title Loan Payment. They Won’t Work With Me. – Yasmina

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          I wasn’t getting a lot of hours at work, and I decided to take out a car title loan, but now I’ve lost my job, and they want me to pay $200 worth of only interest before they will allow me to refinance the loan. What can I do so they will work with me, because I don’t have $200, ... Read More »

            I Could Not Afford My Credit Union Car Payment and Gave My Car Back

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            “Dear Steve, I took out a car loan with my credit union and i had a hardship and they were able to lower my loan. However it was not lowered enough to satify my ability to afford the monthly payments. Therefore I contact the credit union for further help and they were unable to further lower my paynents. My payments ... Read More »

              National Credit Relief Bureau – NCRB – Stupid in Connecticut

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              Why is it that debt relief companies still do get they need to register in Connecticut before they offer services there. Yet another numb nuts has been nabbed by Connecticut on February 5, 2013. MATTERS ASSERTED 1. Respondent is a Florida corporation having its principal place of business at 8050 SW 10th Street, Suite 1800, Plantation, Florida. 2. From at ... Read More »

                New Life Consultants and Their Referral Arrangement Nabbed by CT

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                The State of Connecticut has recently taken action against New Life Financial Solutions, New Life Consultants. What makes this interesting is the fact the company was apparently not delivering the debt relief services themselves but acting as a referral source but accepting money from the consumer. MATTERS ASSERTED 1. Respondent is a California corporation with an office at 800 Park ... Read More »

                  I’m a Disabled Mother Trying to Build Good Credit to Buy a Home. – Stacia

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                  “Dear Steve, I’ve been reading through your page and am still unsure what I should do. I’m a single disabled mother of an epileptic 14yr old son, just diagnosed on 11/11/11, I have been on Disability since 07′ and for the most part have been doing an amazing job of just getting by. Recently I’ve been cleaning up my credit ... Read More »

                    I Owe on a Car But Would Like to Settle the Amount Owed. – James

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                    “Dear Steve, I purchased a $16,000 car in 2007. I put $6,000 cash down, less than 60 days after I signed the contract the car starts swaying really bad due to worn out bushings in the suspension. I contacted the dealership, got an estimate for the necessary repairs($1,800). The dealership refused to even cover a portion of the repairs stating ... Read More »

                      Credit Report Shows Me as an Authorized User on a Credit Card. – Kelly

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                      “Dear Steve, I have a relative that added my name to their credit card as an authorized person who can sign. The card is not in my name, no credit check was run, I am only listed as an authorized person who can sign if need be. However, I have now noticed that the credit card company has reported this ... Read More »

                        Practical Debt Relief Student Loan Program – Review. Are They a Scam?

                        Audit Stamp Shows Financial Accounting Examination

                        Company Name Practical Debt Relief Our Impression of What the Company Offers to Consumers The Practical Debt Relief website student loan page seems entirely confusing to the average consumer. The page top is about student loans but the examples given are for debt settlement. Then they launch back into student loan information. The disclaimer on the bottom of the page ... Read More »

                          Professional Student Loan Solutions – Review. Are They a Scam?

                          Audit Stamp Shows Financial Accounting Examination

                          Company Name Professional Student Loan Solutions Our Impression of What the Company Offers to Consumers Our researcher was able to get information from this company much easier than from other companies. I do have to give them props for sending the client agreement and fees without forcing consumers through hoops. A positive sign. The email they sent said: “Our website: ... Read More »

                            Is Suicide My Only Option to Get Out of Debt? – Raj

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                            “Dear Steve, I’m in deep trouble and the only option left for me is Suicide. I just can’t think of anything to overcome the hassle I created by myself. Im so stupid that I trusted someone wholeheartedly broke me into pieces. I came to USA in 2009 on a F1 student visa , borrowed money from my family members for ... Read More »

                              I’m Retired and Wonder if I Should Use My Retirement Money to Pay Off Debt. – Karen

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                              “Dear Steve, I am a 62 year old single woman. I retired in June with a fixed PERS retirement pension and am also collecting my social security pension for a total of annual income of about $64,000. I have about $20,000 left in credit card debt that I have been paying down on a fixed debt reduction plan that I ... Read More »

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