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Debt Settlement

I’ve Been in a Debt Settlement Program But Just Got Sued By a Creditor. – John

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“Dear Steve, 14 months ago I entered into a credit card settlement company. I have a debt of $8,200.00 and they had told me, in writing, that the debt could be settled for $4,200.00. Ever since that, I had been making payments of $528.00 per month to this company. They have a 15% fee charge, which they collect right off ... Read More »

    My Friend Was Contacted By Safeguard Financial. What Do You Think of Them? – Kenneth

    Safeguard Financial

    “Dear Steve, Credit rating was very good for a time and my friend received numerous offers for credit cards (at low introductory rates), which he accepted and now he is over extended. I do not know the exact amount he owes, but he has been contacted by Safeguard Financial to reduce his monthly payments and debt through their plan. I ... Read More »

      I Used the Services of Debt Reduction Law Center But Capital One Wants More Money. – Lon

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      “Dear Steve, In early 2004 I lost my job. Although I was able to find some part time work, this situation resulted in a significant loss of income and our accounts became past due. After a few months we started receiving many calls regarding late payments on past due accounts. Most of the calls came from Capital one. They started ... Read More »

        Will Chase Bank Negotiate My Debt With Me Directly? – Eric

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        “Dear Steve, I am currently about 13,000 in debt and want to be free of all dept. owe chase $8,000 at present If I call chase to negotiate a settlement of this $8,000, and I have about $5,000 on hand. will they negotiate low enough that I can pay them off. I do not want to go through a lawyer. ... Read More »

          How Can I Get a List of People in Global Client Solutions or NoteWorld? – Darren

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          “Dear Steve, I am like you and want to help all the consumers out there that have been scammed by debt settlement companies. I want to introduce a program to these people that would #1, help get their money back from the debt companies, and #2 guide them in the right direction. Do you have any ideas on how I ... Read More »

            I Just Canceled With the Consumer Law Group in Boca Raton, Florida and Want My Money Back. – Brenda

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            “Dear Steve, I have just canceled with Consumer Law Group in Boca Raton, Florida. THey have $925 of my money and it even led to me being summuns to court. I am a single mom and have had no help in putting my children through college from the father. My complaint was the was I was treated and told inconsistent ... Read More »

              How Do I Get All The Money Back FBL Associates Took From Me? – Priscilla

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              “Dear Steve, FBL Associates and how do i get all the money back that they took from me-No one is helping me and in fact they only hurt me–They treated me really bad-they do not answer the phones at all so i ahve to e mail them constantaly and then they complained that I send them too many e mails. ... Read More »

                How Can I Stop Greenshield Financial From Taking More Money Out Of Our Account? – Lucy

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                “Dear Steve, I had credit card debts and i joined Greenshield financial to help reduce my debt. however they have not done anything for me, one credit card contacted me and i settled with them and now the other card is calling me and Greenshield has no idea whats going on with my account. they keep taking their fees montly ... Read More »

                  How Do I Get Out of This Debt Program I Just Started? – Vivian

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                  “Dear Steve, I have contacted a get out of debt program and they have received their first payment. The contract was e-mailed to me but i have not signed or returned the contract. Will I still be held to the phone agreement or can I stop the process at this point with out a signed agreement. I got a call ... Read More »

                    How Do I Know If Legal Helpers Debt Resolution is a Scam? – Mary

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                    “Dear Steve, Self employed for past five years, went through divorce, incurred massive credit card debt with high interest rates I keep getting things in the mail advertising debt reduction and not sure if companies are valid or not. Recent one i called was Legal Helpers Debt Resolution company – how do i know if this is a scam or ... Read More »

                      How Do I Get Out of Vortex Debt Group? – Steve

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                      “Dear Steve, I was married for 3 years and had to take all of our debt when we got a divorce. which is around 23,000 in credit card bills. i have been doing a debt settlement with Vortex Debt Group since febuary and havent gotten anything from it except about $600 less from the payment i have been paying them. ... Read More »

                        I Got a Call From United Referral Group to Negotiate My Debt. What Do You Think? – Nettle

                        United Referral Group

                        “Dear Steve, When I met my husband he was so in debt and after 20 years I managed to achieve an excellent credit rating. We had many credit cards with zero balances. When my son started his body shop we had no start up capital only the shop to work in and credit cards. The bank kept saying if he ... Read More »

                          I Pulled Out From My Debt Settlement Company. Should I Go With a Local Attorney? – Kimberly

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                          “Dear Steve, I am with a debt sttlement company. Was with Allegro but after reading a blog you had I pulled out of them. I am with another debt settlement company now. Have once again paid all my upfront fees. What happens if they go under? My creditors will not care and I just do not have a lot of ... Read More »

                            How Do We Stop Withdrawals By the FBL Associates Scam Artists? – Tina

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                            “Dear Steve, My husband and I signed up with FBL Associates. They’ve taken one payment from our account. We are getting collection letters from all our debts, and they (FBL) aren’t available – the voice mailboxes are full – we don’t know – but think we’ve made a huge mistake signing up with these guys and now they have our ... Read More »

                              We Are Working With a Settlement Company But Chased Just Sued Us. – Myra

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                              “Dear Steve, We are living paycheck to paycheck, trying to sell our home (shortsale) to make the most of the small income we have, due to the fact I lost my job over 2 yrs ago, I am working now but only enough to still stay at home to not have to pay the expensive childcare which we can’t afford ... Read More »

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