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The Get Out of Debt – “How To” Guide Series


Below you will find links to how to get out of debt guides I’ve written that give specific advice on how to deal with a number of debt related situations. If you’d like me to write a “How To” guide on a debt related subject I have not covered, just post your suggestion in the comments below. As new guides ... Read More »

    How to Get the Right Help for Debt Problems – Get Out of Debt Guy Show


    In this show I share some critical information and advice with you on how not to become a victim or get scammed when you are searching for debt relief help. Having financial problems can be scary enough but who can you trust and who should you turn to when you are looking for good options for bad debt? This show ... Read More »

      10 Must Do Steps to Find the Best Credit Counseling or Debt Settlement Company for You

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      In dealing with consumer debt, every single day, I’ve seen so many scams and companies that take advantage of people in trouble that it’s about time I wrote a comprehensive guide about what to look for and how to identify a great debt relief company. You will find that nearly all debt relief companies today sadly fall short of the ... Read More »

        Consumer Gets a Judgment Against Him But Never Served. Asks for Help and Ideas.

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        A reader has written in and asked for advice on the following situation they say involves Persolve, Bill Finley, Paul Castagna, Geri Phillip, Kathleen Pearson, Thomas Halen, Robert Engilman, Michael Halpin, Kevin Frazier, Golden Gate Financial, Persolve Financial, and Comprehensive Legal Solutions. Please read the consumer’s information and feel free to respond to the consumer in the comments section below. ... Read More »

          The Ultimate Consumer Guide to Checking Out a Debt Relief Company Before You Sign On the Line


          It’s probably a bad idea to start off with a negative but here it is, people in the debt relief industry are going to hate this article. Even friends of mine in the industry will be bummed. And why, because this article will tell you everything you need to look for when checking out a debt relief company to work ... Read More »

            How to Get Out of Debt in Three Big Steps


            As a consumer debt expert I deal with questions from readers on a daily basis about how to get out of debt. It’s a short and simple question that becomes easily overpowered with a lot of emotions and information that clouds the issue. Getting out of debt can be broken down into these major steps: Understand How You Got Into ... Read More »

              The Seven Stages of Debt. Which Stage Are You In?

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              Many years ago I wrote my original Seven Stages of Debt, as modified from the Five Stages of Death and Dying by Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross. Both experiencing the emotional loss of a loved one and the emotional loss of your financial life are similar in some distinct ways. However, the emotional stages of debt also have two additional components that ... Read More »

                Matching Financial Tactics to Your Goals. Don’t Think Like a Race Car Driver.

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                The other Saturday I went to the drag strip with some friends of mine. It’s an annual event for us. We’re a bunch of car enthusiasts who get to spend a day with some truly amazing equipment. For those of you who are not familiar with drag races, here’s a brief explanation. Each race is a two-car competition to see ... Read More »

                  How Should I Fix My Credit? – Melissa

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                  I have been on my own since a young age and have been using my credit. Now that I’m older i realize the mistake that i made. I have no credit card dept, but i do have dept .. medical, and cell phones, gas company, etc. Its about 11,000$ worth. i wanted to go with a company to help because ... Read More »

                    How Do You Get Out of Debt? Take This Survey.

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                    The great people over at the New Road Map Foundation are conducting a survey to uncover how people are getting out of debt. They’ve asked me to share the following announcement with you, which I am honored to do. The New Road Map Foundation is probably something you are not familiar with, but should be. Their goal is to help ... Read More »

                      SpringCoin Rolls Out Automated Debt Advice and Debt Relief Coach System

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                      A reader just sent in this recent press release to share with readers. At $35 a month, if this software lives up to it’s hype and promises it could radically change the debt relief landscape as we know it today. The key is going to be in the operation and how tightly it is integrated into MasterCard RPPS for debt ... Read More »

                        3 Critical Tools for Paying Off Debt

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                        This is the time of year when many people look at their debt situation and shudder. They dream of what it would be like to be out of debt. And, if they’re brave, they begin to plan a strategy to reduce the amount of debt they carry. They’ll begin with high hopes, but many of them will quit before reaching ... Read More »

                          5 Easy Ways to Start Getting Out of Debt Quickly

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                          David Bakke managed to get out of $30,000 in consumer debt by changing his habits and learning to live frugally. He now shares his tips for others to do the same on the Money Crashers personal finance blog. When it comes to paying off personal debt, quick solutions don’t exist. If you have $20,000 in debt, you simply cannot fix ... Read More »

                            New Mark Guimond Book Out. Billion Dollar Chump Change.

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                            For those of you that may know Mark Guimond, the guy from the old AADMO days, you’d know he’s one person that knows his way around Washington. Guimond has just released a new book titled “Billion Dollar Chump Change” in an effort to easily identify budget cuts that could be made for common-sense fiscal reductions that can save up to ... Read More »

                              Introducing The Amazing How to Get Out of Debt Calculator


                              Every single day I help people for free to find good solutions for problem debt. Not long ago I was talking with some friends and it occurred to me there was no one single tool people could use to better understand all of their options to tackle their debt. Why not? So in collaboration with the smart technology people at ... Read More »

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