Litigation Practice Group Told Us They Can Make Our Bad Credit Vanish

Dave Ramsey’s Hatred of Bankruptcy and Credit Cards Makes No Logical Sense

Question: Dear Steve, Two years ago, My credit report was horrible; all kinds of things in collections. My credit score was 519, my wife was 430, and she had no credit when she did have only collections. In 2 years, I cleaned everything up except for like three things with a total of less than … Read more

Should I Do Debt Settlement or Get a Debt Consolidation Loan?

Question: Dear Steve, I’m trying to decide if I should use a debt settlement company for a consolidation loan. If you have an excellent payment history and now you’re deciding to settle those debts, would it be better to consolidate them and pay them off in full or get a settlement company to settle them? … Read more

Rapid Reader Questions: Walmart, Apartment, Credit Risk, College

Q: Does a credit union have to provide a member in writing the amount of interest paid on a loan for tax purposes? A: Depends on what kind of loan it is. Reporting would be voluntary or required by IRS on certain types of loans. Q: How can a financial company put a charge off … Read more

Rapid Reader Questions, Debt Consolidation, Navient, Credit Score, Fraud, and More

Q: Is it legal for a mortgage company to all of a sudden demand a deferment balance from 10 years ago now, or will they foreclose on the home I am one month behind on the monthly payment? A: That sounds a lot like a balloon mortgage (a mortgage in which a large portion of … Read more

Rapid Fire Reader Questions – Levy, Attorney, Collection, Bankruptcy

Sometimes I get reader questions that don’t have enough information for a big answer. So here are some rapid-fire questions and answers. Q: Can a collection agency take money out of an account that is not the debtors? A: If the debtor is not a signer on the account and the account is in the … Read more

Gambling Has Ruined My Life. I Don’t Know What to Do With My Debt?

Question: Dear Steve, I just got separated from active duty, but I gambled through the funds I earned through that time (April 2021-August 2021), so I basically have nothing $8,000 in owed on Credit Card Nearly $8,000 for an auto loan Can’t afford car insurance Personal loans ( 2) both in the amount of $2,000 … Read more

Do You Have Any Experience With Robert C. Hughes III or Global Legal Resolution?

Question: Dear Steve, I read your article/review of Global Legal Resolution, Inc from many years ago and this is definitely a scam. The two con-men are Robert C. Hughes III and partners. He is not an attorney as declared in the advertisement you referenced, as a matter of fact there were 6 complaints against him … Read more