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Scammers are Sending Me Debt Settlement Mailers. – Maria

stressed woman

“Dear Steve, I live in Texas and I am currently in debt of about 20K with two credit cards. My husband doesn’t know about my debt. I need advice regarding consolidation. I’ve been getting letters (at my mothers house, whose address I’ve never used for anything) saying they are reps of the govt and can cut my debt in half ... Read More »

    Karger Consulting Group is Going to Contact Me to Eliminate My Debt. – Kay

    It's all very odd.

    “Dear Steve, Hi Steve, do you know anything about a Consumer Advocacy network that consists mainly of attorneys and are assisting in the settlement of unsecured debt? I was contacted by an individual who claimed to be with the network and told me that a representative from Karger Consulting Group would be contacting me. It all sounds good in that ... Read More »

      Can Whitestone Capital Trust Save My Home?

      church

      “Dear Steve, I was contacted with proposition from Whitestone Capitals trust llc, to reduce my mortgage to fair price value i.e. the present valued price of my property now, because my property is less that my present mortgage. White stone capitals claims that they did a loan forensic search and find where my Mortgage holder is inconsistent with regulations, which ... Read More »

        I Am Willing to Sue My Mother Over My Private Student Loan. – Elaine

        oops

        “Dear Steve, I attended college directly after graduating from high school in 2005. Having a full scholarship, I did not have to take out any loans for my undergraduate degree. However, my mother took out a private student loan in the amount of $27,000 with me unknowingly as the cosigner. I learned of this loan this past year due to ... Read More »

          DeVry University Told Me to Get Private Student Loans. I Can’t Pay. – Javier

          Student Loan Corkboard Concept

          “Dear Steve, My name is Javier and I have about 105K in school loans. Half of it is interest. DeVry University told me that I had to take private school loans so I did. The interest is very high. At that time I went through a divorce at graduating in 2009. I since got remarried and I have two step ... Read More »

            A Guy With an Indian Accent Says I Will be Arrested for an Old Payday Loan. – Cha

            scam

            “Dear Steve, I had a pay day loan that i default after a few payments because of personal situation that i had very little control on. Now i am getting calles from an indian accent person threating that cops will be sent to my house or work place to arrest me on felony charges and that I will need a ... Read More »

              Payday Lender is Threatening Me With a 1099-C IRS Form. – Julia

              1099C

              “Dear Paula, i recived a 1099-c form with a cover letter sayng they will report deffault paydayloan as ordinary incom and that they officialy had forwarded the 1099-c form to the irs and it tells mea settlement agrement i called them and the guy told me if i didnt want the irs to get the 1099-c form to pay the ... Read More »

                Preferred Law Told Me to Stop Making My Mortgage Payments. – Iris

                Loan Modification Green Road Sign with dramatic clouds and sky.

                “Dear Steve, I recently contacted Preferred Law PLLC to help me with BOA Modification. I have tried for 14 months on my own and this is just to much stress. Of course, they said that they could get it done within 4-6 months and the cost would be $3,900.00. Stop making my mortgage payments, they guarantee it 100 % and ... Read More »

                  How Do I Establish Credit After a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy? – Patti

                  credit good

                  “Dear Steve, Filed chapter 7 & was discharged. This was all due to credit cards (alot from medical bills). My attorney said I might as well give the house to the bank also. He said it would not hurt the credit card debt that much at that point. I had met someone anyway & was planning to move. I helped ... Read More »

                    I Heard I Can Pay to Delete Things on My Credit Report. Is That True? – Lori

                    eraser and word bad credit

                    “Dear Jared, Hi, I have quite a few accounts in collections that are delinquent. I am a young adult and have recently became more concerned with my credit score/history. I have heard many things about a pay-to-delete that can be sent to a creditor. I have some small inquires like $125 cable bill, $225 AT&T, and $147 to a gym. ... Read More »

                      I Lost My Job and Legal Advocates Wants to Settle My Debt. – Tammy

                      Woman in safari hat looking through binoculars

                      “Dear Steve, I owe over $31,000.00 in credit card debt and I don’t know what to do? I lost my job almost 2 months ago, my unemployment is finally coming through, but unemployment is only about 60% of what you was making at your job so its very hard to make ends meet, I’ve called my mortgage company & hopefully ... Read More »

                        My Husband Was Having an Affair and Left Me With Bad Credit. – Mary

                        Swimimng pool and Apartment houses

                        “Dear Steve, Husband sign the certified mail slip and never told me about court or judgement against me from Fath Properties, Ohio. Mother-in-law passed away of cancer. Her apartment was right next door. Our family lived in both apartments but I was the only one on lease of second apartment. Family wanted to vacate and live together but we could ... Read More »

                          My Second Mortgage Was Going to Settle So They Got a Judgment. – Din

                          closeup of a gavel on cash, from above

                          “Dear Jared, I had to short sale one of my investment condos in 2010. We thought the 2nd lien was settling at closing and then they pursued me for the full amount owed and have now place a judgement against me. They refused to settle for less than 75% of what was owed. I also have a promissory to Wells ... Read More »

                            My Elderly Neighbor is Getting Debited by a Debt Collection Company. – Ann

                            Elder Care

                            “Dear Steve, I am helping a 78 year old neighbor with diminished capacity get settled into an extended-care facility, and noticed that there is an amount of $99.02 starting to come out of her bank account paid to a JJD Collections LLC in California. Her social security is $675 a month, and her section 8 rent amount is $515.15, and ... Read More »

                              What Debt Relief Company Can I Trust? – Dana

                              Portrait of beautiful young sexy woman

                              “Dear Steve, Credit card debt of 30,000.00 and 3 accounts are delinquent…..don’t want to ruin my husbands credit by getting into a debt relief company, he also is in debt for 30,000.00 no delinquencies….. I hope u can help me find a company to pay off my debt and be free of it, non profit organizations monthly payment is to ... Read More »

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