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The Debt Collectors Say I Was an Idiot for Signing Up With Simon & Bocksch for Debt Settlement. – Joe

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“Dear Steve, I have about 90k in cc debt. I signed up with Simon and bocksch ( the debt answer) back in January and have made 4 payments. The collectors keep calling and say I am an idiot for enrolling in this scam of a program. Should I do this on my own? Should I talk to a bankruptcy attorney? ... Read More »

    I’m in a Debt Settlement Program With J Hass and I’m Being Sued. – Paul

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    “Dear Steve, Bankruptcy vs Debt Settlement. I have enrolled in a debt settlement program and have been paying as requested for the past year. The company I am with is J Hass based in Arizona. I have been paying $457 a month and started in May of last year. I currently have a little over $1800 in my notelworld account. ... Read More »

      Is Global Debt Management Backed By the Government Under the Obama Debt Stimulus Plan to Reduce Debt? – Lynne

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      “Dear Steve, My sister , against my advice, enrolled in a plan called Global Debt Management. She says it’s backed by the current federal administration to help people with too much credit card debt. She’s currently collecting worker’s compenation for an on the job injury and cannot pay her bills. Is Global Debt Management a legitimate company or a ripoff? ... Read More »

        Who Can I Trust to Help Me Out of Debt? – PSD

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        “Dear Steve, I currently have a lot of cc debt. I am making the money to pay it if i could consolidate it & lessen the interest rates. But, I dont know who I can trust to help me. Who can i trust? PSD” Dear PSD, That’s an excellent question. I know who I trust for credit counseling and debt ... Read More »

          SwiftRock Financial is Settling My Debts. They Said They Took Care of It. I Just Got My Wages Garnished. – Peggy

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          “Dear Steve, Swithrock Financial has supposedly been working on my debts for over a year. I was subpoenaed to court for one debtor and Swiftrock stated that they had taken care of it. I got a notice today (taped to my front door when I got home from work) that my paycheck is being garnished. Swiftrock currently is getting $523.00 ... Read More »

            I’m Unemployed and in a Debt Settlement Plan With Freedom Debt Relief. – Cheryl

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            “Dear Steve, Due to job loss and severe health problems over the last 2 years, I have over $75K in credit card debt. My unemployment payments recently stopped and I got scared – so I contacted Freedom Debt Relief. Some of the comments you put up have made me nervous – especially about being sued. I am only a couple ... Read More »

              Freedom Debt Relief Said Debt Settlement is Looking Like a Good Option for Us. – DeDe

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              “Dear Steve, My husband and I have nearley 100k in unsecured credit card debt. Our creditors are AMEX (55k), Chase, Capital One, Barclays Bank, JCPenney, and Bank of America. We alos owe the IRS about 10K. Due to the troubled economy, I recently lost my job and cannot seem to find another one. Due to the recent credit card law ... Read More »

                I Have Entered Into an Agreement With Settlement Corporation of America. I’m Concerned. – Scott

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                “Dear Steve, I have entered into agreement with Settlement Corporation of America. No monies have yet changed hands. 1st payment due the 15th. I may well not be able to make it. Background: Divorced, finalized 15 March, 2010. Equitable split. House, joint tenants, $125,000 left on note, for sale since Feb., asking $320,000. Owe $21,000 on ’06 GMC, for sale ... Read More »

                  The Debt Settlement Sales Person Said His Plan Was Better Than My Wisconsin Chapter 128 Option. – Steve

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                  “Dear Steve, Primary mortage, second mortgage to pay off previous CC debt, $65.000 of other non secured loans and CC debt. We are struggling check to check with some late payments. About $35000 equity in our house once second mortgage is paid off in Oct. Combined income of around $85000 We are struggling to make our monthly payments. In October ... Read More »

                    Should I Default on My Payments Like Pathway Financial Management Says I Should Do? – Roxanne

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                    “Dear Steve, I have 50K in debt. I heard radio commercial for Pathway Financial Management. The guy insisted that I can pay off all debt in 2-3 months and restore good credit in 1-2 years with excellent behavior. He said they can negotiate to have my debt reduced to at least 57% of what I currently owe. So – I ... Read More »

                      What is Your Position on Debt Settlement? – Rich

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                      “Dear Steve, I think what you have created is brilliant. Your Web site is a dynamic assortment of good and honest truths. You exert a lot of common sense and provide a copious amount of opinion-based responses. Most of which, I’m sure, is from your own battle with debt. I have a specific question that is merely frank: What is ... Read More »

                        What Do You Think of Core Financial Solutions? – Pedro

                        “Dear Steve, i ve read your articles: i wonder if you have encountered the debt relief co. called core financial services llc. they directed my funds to global client solutions too. don’t know wether to continue paying or put a stop to my payments…GCS told me that they are a reliable company…please take tome to let me now if they ... Read More »

                          What Do You Think of Legal Helpers Debt Resolution? – Janet

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                          “Dear Steve, My husband and I find ourselves in an unfortunate financial situation (as do many!) and are considering a debt consolidation company. I have done some on-line research and it appears as Legal Helpers Debt Resolution, LLC is one of the more reliable. My are looking for consolidate and reduce credit card and medical bills. My husband was without ... Read More »

                            Express Debt Settlement Didn’t Settle My Debt But Kept The Fees. – Scott

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                            “Dear Steve, I signed up with express debt about 1 1/2 years ago with a 2 year program. I am in Indiana and had about $18,000 worth of debt that I was asking for their help with. I received a summons from one of the creditors at which time I contacted the lawyer for express debt, Jon Simon, and he ... Read More »

                              Clear Your Debt and Swift Rock Financial Services Get F Ratings From BBB for Bad Service

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                              The Better Business Bureau has issued an “F” rating on two Austin-based businesses, Clear Your Debt and Swift Rock Financial Services, due to allegations from consumers that promises of a solution to their mounting debt were unfulfilled. Consumers complain to BBB they contact Clear Your Debt and Swift Rock Financial Services and are offered assistance in settling their debt for ... Read More »

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