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, 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

California Passes New Law That Settlement Companies Need to Read

The Governor of California has just approved AB 1405 regarding debt settlement practices. Considering the number of debt settlement companies located in especially Southern California, this should create some new risks and liabilities for them. The new law targets not only the companies that sell and perform settlements but also the payment processors as well. … Read more