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People Willing to Lose a Limb or Listen to Nickelback to Eliminate Their Debt

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Prosper, the online debt consolidation loan lender, recently conducted a pool about how people are looking at or dealing with debt. The big fact that jumped out at me was that nearly 3 percent of respondents would be willing to cut off an arm or a leg to have their debt eliminated. Seriously? Here are the results of the Prosper ... Read More »

    Best Debt Consolidation Loans

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    Finding a legitimate debt consolidation loan program can be frustrating, depressing and darn near impossible. We’ve all seen the advertisements promising loans for people with bad credit or loans with no credit check. In my experience those companies are often high priced, that is if you actually get a debt consolidation loan and not get ripped off. Many Debt Consolidation ... Read More »

      The Ultimate Debt Consolidation Loan Guide: Getting Approved, Acting Smart, and Being Wise


      You hear a lot of rubbish online about getting a debt consolidation loan and a lot of just flat out incorrect information. It’s time to put an end to that and help you get the facts so you can make a good educated decision. So here is my guide to help you learn the pros and cons about getting a ... Read More »

        Unsecured Debt Consolidation Loans Like This One Can Help to Get You Out of Debt


        I wanted to share with you the story of Will, who decided that an unsecured debt consolidation loan was the best way to deal with his debt situation. Will was kind enough to share his experience and opinions about why he got the debt consolidation loan and his experience getting it. Q: What led you to decide that a debt ... Read More »

          Unsecured Debt Consolidation and Personal Loans Being Handed Out at Record Rates

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          For those with reasonably good to great credit the idea that the bank is the only place to obtain a debt consolidation loan are just incorrect. For quite some time now I’ve been going on and on about peer-to-peer lending networks like Lending Club connects people who want an unsecured debt consolidation loan with small investors that help to ... Read More »

            Keep Your Eyes Open for Debt Consolidation Loan Mailers

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            A tipster (send in your tips here) has advised me of an effort designed to deceive consumers using a mailer for a debt consolidation loan that may or may not be allegedly secured by real estate. If you receive one of these mailers I would be most appreciative if you could forward it to me. Contact information can be found ... Read More »

              Couple Faces Serious Jail Time For Their $25 Million Nationwide Telemarketing Fraud Scam

              Kara Singleton Adams, from Georgia, was found guilty last week on charges of wire fraud, conspiracy, and structuring financial transactions, relating to a $25 million nationwide telemarketing fraud scheme. Already convicted in this scheme are three co-defendants including Adams’ husband, Jason James Eyer, James Adolph Schoenholz, and Brittany Dunphy. All three pleaded guilty to related charges before Adams’ trial and ... Read More »

                Wanna Know a Secret About the Debt Relief Industry?

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                As modern and clever as we might feel here on the bleeding edge of history there is one cold hard fact I can’t ignore, these are still the dark ages of the debt relief industry. Let’s just take a broad look at the current state of affairs: Nonprofit Credit Counselors: The credit counseling world is as tied to creditors and ... Read More »

                  Ready for Zero Launches New Free Service to Help Lending Club Investors


                  The thing I love about is that it is painfully simple to use to help reduce your credit card debt, or at least to give you a plan on how to do it, for free. Now the brainiacs at have spread their free love with expanding their service to assist people looking for debt consolidation or other loans ... Read More »

                    The Best Day of the Week to Apply for a Debt Consolidation Loan

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                    You know how sometimes you start wondering about odd stuff. Granted sometimes it’s things like, “How do they get the cream filling in a Twinkie?” Well recently I was curious what day of the week most people apply for a debt consolidation loan. I know, I’m odd that way. In the debt world there are typical patterns. Usually Monday, Tuesday, ... Read More »

             Cheap Debt Consolidation Loans Now Available to NC Residents

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                      Well it appears that has added a new state to their list of places they can help borrowers in. LendingClub just announced that loans can now be made in North Carolina. Now normally the thought of talking gleefully about debt consolidation loans would seem like a strange statement for me to make but LendingClub is the exception to the ... Read More »

                        How Do You Value Your Quality of Life? Debt Solutions to Fix The Future

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                        Debt doesn’t just affect the people actually in debt, it often affects the ones around them, near and dear to them. I know this from first hand experience as someone who has loved and lived with someone so deep in debt they could not see a way out. Not only is the emotional toll hard on the debtor but also ... Read More »

                          I Just Invested in 34 Debt Consolidation Loans. Do You Know Anybody That Needs One?

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                          I’ve talked a lot about and I just logged on this month and helped to fund 34 new loan requests. As of right now, 61.45% of all loan requests are for debt consolidation loans and has issues $138 Million in loans. It is the one resource I know where you can get below market rates for unsecured debt ... Read More »

                            How to Shop for a Good Debt Management Program

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                            You deserve to feel completely certain that you’ve picked the best organization to help you solve your financial issues. We’ve prepared this list of questions to help you find the right organization to represent you. 1. Will You Send Me Information About Your Organization and Programs? A credit counseling organization should be willing to give you information about its programs ... Read More »

                              What You Need to Know Before You Refinance Your Home to Pay Off Debts

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                              Consolidating your debt with the equity in your home can be a terrific money-saving strategy. The interest rate may be much lower than you’re paying on your other bills and, if you itemize on your tax return, you can usually deduct the interest you pay – making the effective rate of the loan even more attractive. But what seems like ... Read More »

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