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Woman Hailed Hero by CNN After Paying Off Debt

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I saw this video below on CNN about a woman that scrimped and saved to pay off her debt. While the effort sounds heroic the part of the story that concerns me is that it seems they used every dollar available to pay off the debt without putting money in a savings account. But her efforts are unusual in that ... Read More »

    Capital One Sued by West Virginia Attorney General

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    Attorney General Darrell McGraw has sued Capital One Bank (USA), N.A. and four other companies in the Circuit Court of Mason County for unfair and deceptive acts and practices, unlawful debt collection practices, and unconscionable conduct in connection with their credit card lending and collection practices. Capital One Bank (USA) is a national bank headquartered in Glen Allen, Virginia. It ... Read More »

      Claims of Fraud by Debt Relief Companies Soaring

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      Claims of debt fraud soaring Palm Beach Post,  United States - 2 hours ago As for her credit card debt , the company "made a couple of calls" and came back to her with a proposal to make a reduced, lump-sum payment of $5000 - an ... Read More »

        Free Get Out Of Debt Calculators Online

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        Use these free online calculators to discover how to consolidate or pay down your debt in the shortest period of time so you can save the most amount of money. The interactive calculations, dynamic graphs and fully customizable reports are just a few of the features that make our calculators stand out. Our exclusive online calculators can help you get ... Read More »

          Debt Settlement Legislation to Prohibit Up-Front or Monthly Fees and Cap Fees at 5%

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          Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is backing legislation to ban debt-settlement companies from charging upfront or monthly fees and that caps payments to firms promising to reduce credit card debt. The legislation would cap fees at 5 percent of the savings resulting from settling a debt, rather than a percentage of debt enrolled. It also would allow cancellation of a ... Read More »

            Bailout Plan Wants to Push More Credit On Overloaded Consumers

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            Bailout plan to perpetuate our house of cards Times Herald-Record, NY - 56 minutes ago By Christian Livermore The average client who seeks help at the Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Central New York has $47000 in credit card debt and ... Read More »

              Is QVC Evil?

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              QVC, which stands for Quality, Value and Convenience is headquartered out of little old West Chester, Pennsylvania. We all recognize the name QVC and it is probably the granddaddy of all home shopping channels. There are others, many others. I don’t want to pick on QVC in particular but they do exemplify the point I’d like to discuss, choice and ... Read More »

                Copy of Fake Bankruptcy Dismissal Notice From First American Debt Solutions

                Fake First American Debt Solutions Bankruptcy Dismissal

                Here is a copy of the fake Chapter 13 dismissal notice that First American Debt Solutions is sending out to fool people into thinking their bankruptcy case has been dismissed. The goal, talk people into a debt settlement program. The notice is actually false, the bankruptcy has not been dismissed and it is nothing more than a deceptive ploy. Click ... Read More »

                  Debt Relief Expert With Background You Don’t Know About


                  Photo Credit: Mastery of Maps I always have as much fun with titles to article so I thought I’d have fun with an article about myself. The funny thing is I’m writing an article here that doesn’t need to be written and I’m outing myself. Now that’s investigative journalism for you. No story left unturned. My life for the most ... Read More »

                    Fantasia Barrino’s Home in Foreclosure. American Idol Winner.

                    Just the other day I was writing about the pending foreclosure of an Extreme Makeover home and now, the imminent sale at public auction of the home of Fantasia Barrino, the winner of the popular American Idol television show. Apparently Fantasia is really singing the blues these days but I’m confident that the experience, in hindsight, will give her some ... Read More »

                      Current Debt Articles Worth Reading

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                      Here are some current articles worth reading. Yes, You Can Live With Less Plastic Excerpt: If cash is now king, could Americans who give up credit cards live like royalty? Being forced to live entirely within your means may make you feel rich in a way, but trying to get along in the modern world with no credit at all ... Read More »

                        Abilene, Texas Uses Tax Money to Help Debt Settlement Company to Grow

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                        In what seems like the most out of touch move by any government entity, the city of Abilene, Texas is voting on “offering up to $172,500 in job creation incentives for the company, which would be affiliated with and create 12 jobs (not including management positions), each paying at least $30,000 per year, without benefits.” – Source These jobs ... Read More »

                          Joseph Gembala, Esq. Sued for Loan Modification and Foreclosure Rescue Services.

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                          A recent lawsuit alleges that yet another lawyer has found himself deep in trouble by over promising and under-delivering loan modification services. It is an interesting suit since it shows yet another twisted and convoluted network of companies created to confuse consumers and leave them still in trouble, but apparently poorer. Get Out of Debt Guy – Twitter, G+, Facebook ... Read More »

                            Bob Lindsey Files Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Ahead of Trial – The Credit Card Solution, Justice Debt Relief, Freedom From Debt Alliance.

                            Hot off the press, Bob Lindsey, the serial debt relief huckster has just filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy. – Source. Apparently this isn’t Bob’s first time at the dance. He apparently filed bankruptcy in 2002 as well. The belief is that he’s made this move just ahead of his Texas trial in two weeks for his role in the ill fated ... Read More »

                              Recent Searches for Debt Advice

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                              I thought you might be interested in some recent search requests from visitors. It helps to give you a snapshot of what is on the minds of people looking for help. hide phone number from debt collectors how to get out of deebt experts advice on getting rid of debt better management of credit rating and poverty Bank of America ... Read More »

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