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Financial Reclaims in the UK Provided Little Service and Wants Money. – Susan

angry woman

“Dear Jon, t’s two things – very connected. A PPI claims company were meant to be working on my behalf to claim a PPI refund. I was initially told by the agent who first contacted me that I was entitled to over £7,000 in refund. I provided all of the original paperwork leaving the company with very little to do ... Read More »

    Will I Have Problems Getting a Spousal Visa in the UK Because of My Old Debt? – Deb

    Cure the disease

    “Dear Jon, I lived in the UK for nearly 5 years (left in 2010) and was not planning to leave, but my renewal visa was denied on a small technicality for which I wasn’t able to rectify. I therefore had to quit my job and leave the UK a year earlier than expected and so did not pay any of ... Read More »

      I Work in Hollywood Films and Can’t Pay My Student Loans. – Harvey

      angry man

      “Dear Steve, I’ve been paying my Sallie Mae Loan, after borrowing the money to go to film school. The education was great, but the film industry supports freelancers exclusively almost, at least when it comes to Editors or Visual Effects people. If you noticed, even the special effects scandal at the Oscars with the “Rhythm & Hues” company going out ... Read More »

        Is Rescue One Financial Hiring People to Lie to Google?

        no bullshit

        A tipster (send in your tips here) alerted me to a job posting that pays people to fraudulently report this post, Alleged Former Employee Speaks Out About Rescue One Financial Loan Offers to Google as spam. The job posting, pays people $0.50 to submit a fraudulent spam report about the post about Rescue One in what can be assumed an ... Read More »

          I Was a UK Uni Student and Don’t Feel I Owe the Debt. – Sunita

          uk

          “Dear Jon, I was at a UK uni undertaking a postgraduate course. I completed the year and found out i passed through the university student access center. I was then never sent a transcript and also never received my certificate. There was a two month lapse between me completing the exams and finding out i passed. During the whole time ... Read More »

            I’m With World Law and Getting Sued by Creditors. – Larry

            closeup of a gavel on cash, from above

            “Dear Steve, I have a contract with World Law. I saw the letter written to get out of a contract from a person with the exact circumstance I am in. I am being sued, and only have settled on my own with money outside of the program. About 60 K in debt, with 14 cards (5 of which are now ... Read More »

              My Chase Bank Second Mortgage Was Discharged in My Bankruptcy and Charged Off

              footstep

              “Dear Steve, Current on my first, discharged both 1st and 2nd mortgage in chapter 7, Chase charged off my 2nd, I have the money to pay Chase and bing my loan out of default. Since they charged off my loan they will not cure the default. I received a letter on 3/1/13 saying I had 35 days to cure. My ... Read More »

                Consumer Attorney Services / The McCann Law Group Client Agreement Review

                hiding

                A reader asked me to review the client agreement Consumer Attorney Services is asking them to sign. I am not a lawyer. What follows is my review of what I read when looking over the client agreement. If you have a debt relief services agreement you’d like for me to review for you, upload it here. The McCann Law Group, ... Read More »

                  Consumer Attorney Services Wants to Charge Us to Help Modify Our Mortgage. – Kelley

                  contemplate

                  “Dear Steve, My husband was unemployed for 2.5 years due to medical issues. We exhausted our savings staying on top of the bills. In aug, 2012 he did receive a job, but is underemployed and the combination of our two paychecks are barely getting us by. We have an 80-20 loan on our house (from 2004) and our current 80% ... Read More »

                    Will I Have to Tell My Husband if I File Bankruptcy? I Can’t! – Mandy

                    Super Hero - Female

                    “Dear Steve, I have approximately $50,000 in credit card and personal loan debt. Living paycheck to paycheck and counting change to make it. Not enough to cover all the bills each month. I pay the minimum monthly payment due on the credit cards and then have to turn around and use that card to pay a utility bill with it ... Read More »

                      I’m Unemployed. Does a Debt Management Plan Make Sense? – Andrew

                      boxer

                      “Dear Steve, I ran up my credit card to almost 21k after losing my job. I’ve been making payments until this month – in a couple days payment is due but I have no money. I’m now on welfare and food stamps, but have a little money coming soon from computer editing work I’m doing currently. I’ve thought about a ... Read More »

                        I Got a New 1099-C on an Old Mobile Home That Was Repossessed. – Donna

                        1099C

                        “Dear Steve, Purchased a mobile home in 1996 with a mortgaged amount of 47000. Mobile home repossessed in 2003. My husband and I separated in May 2002. He refused to help pay any debt (mortgage, credit cards, etc). I immediately called the mortgage company to ask for help. They refused. I paid the note until August because by then I ... Read More »

                          Wells Fargo Bank Wants Us to Apply for a Loan Remodification With Bankruptcy. – Monique

                          mysterious

                          “Dear Steve, My husband and I are behind on our Mortgage payments. After my husband hurt himself and was out of work for 3 months they put us on a 6 month repayment plan but it is coming to an end May 29th. We have filed bankruptcy and wells fargo knows this. We would like to keep the house if ... Read More »

                            Should We File Bankruptcy When Our ARM Adjusts? – Mark

                            money down the drain

                            “Dear Steve, Support and live with wife and 3 children–23, 21 and 14 years old. I am 48 yrs. old Yearly income is $74,000/about $5050/month net Current on all bills and payments–have never missed a bill payment of any type. No extra money after bills per month. Job is secure but income will not increase much if any in the ... Read More »

                              National Housing Advocates Says They Can Modify My Mortgage if I Pay. – Reesa

                              Real Estate Concept

                              “Dear Steve, National Housing Advocates- assists with obtaining loan modifications and lowering principles. They say I definitely qualify for their help services because I’m upside down in my mortgage. They only guarantee that they will help me with the paperwork and obtaining mortgage assessment report Their fee is $3500, and there was no mention of a money back guarantee. Are ... Read More »

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