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Attorney Loses Law License Because of Debts. Forced Into CCCS by Court. Plan Fails Miserably.

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An attorney in Texas has lost his law license over unpaid debts and student loans. Pretty scary but totally unnecessary and avoidable. When attorney Frank P. Santulli III first ran into financial troubles in 2001, the Texas Board of Law Examiners ordered Santulli to enter into a debt management plan with Consumer Credit Counseling Service. But in May of 2002 ... Read More »

    Facing Foreclosure? Be Stupid and Burn The House Down Instead.

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    Well at least that’s some are thinking of doing and it’s got the insurance industry on edge. Allstate insurance says they’ve already seen an increase nationally in arsons among homes in foreclosure. In California, the state’s insurance division reports that the number of questionable residential fires in 2007 increased 76 percent over 2006. The logic here isn’t too hard to ... Read More »

      Debt RX USA Debt Settlement Company Consumer Complaint

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      Mr Gonzalez uploaded the following BBB complaint to me through the file upload section of the GetOutOfDebt.org site. I have no inside knowledge of this case and the only reason I am republishing it here is because it brings up other complaints that I have heard from others regarding some common issues with unhappy consumers and some debt settlement companies. ... Read More »

        I Want You to Meet Who You Helped Today – Elizabeth Ibelegbu

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        It is important for you to meet who we helped today through this site. As I mention, all over the place, revenue from people clicking on ads and using the service of advertisers is used to help sponsor people in poverty through Kiva. Please visit or use the services of advertisers on the GetOutOfDebt.org site so we can help more ... Read More »

          Disturbing and Potentially Deceptive Move by Credit Card Industry. HelpWithMyCredit.org

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          It what certainly feels like yet another self-serving action by the credit card industry, Bank of America, Capital One, Citi and Discover Card, as well as the payments networks MasterCard and Visa have launched a new website HelpWithMyCredit.org that misleads consumers. What appears to be even worse, is that a CNN personal financial reporter that I normally respect, Gerri Willis, ... Read More »

            Debt Settlement Companies. Prepare to Get Slaughtered.

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            The debt settlement industry is exploding. Some say that many of these new companies are being run by failed mortgage brokers that want to get into the business. I don’t know about that but certainly there is a wave of opportunism evidenced by the exploding debt settlement industry. The sad thing about this is that as the market gets flooded ... Read More »

              Bank of America Set to Raise Balance Transfer Fees

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              Making a balance transfer to a Bank of America Card just got a lot more expensive. On Jun 1 the fee charged when you transfer a balance to a Bank of America card will go from 3% of the balance to 4%. This move is just another is ways for banks to increase income and revenue. From raising interest rates ... Read More »

                Advertisements About Eliminating IRS Debt Not Honest

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                Attorney General Abbott Charges JK Harris With Misrepresenting Its Ability To Reduce Unpaid Tax Debts South Carolina firm’s advertisements overstated, misrepresented its tax resolution services AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today charged JK Harris & Company, LLC, its owners and two related firms with materially misrepresenting their ability to help Texans resolve their unpaid tax obligations. According to ... Read More »

                  I Want You to Meet Who You Helped Today – Zumrud Quliyeva

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                  It is important for you to meet who we helped today through this site. As I mention, all over the place, revenue from people clicking on ads and using the service of advertisers is used to help sponsor people in poverty through Kiva. Please visit or use the services of advertisers on the GetOutOfDebt.org site so we can help more ... Read More »

                    Website Offers Helpful Advice for Those Looking for Student Loan Forgiveness

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                    The IBR Info site at www.ibrinfo.org appears to be a good source of information on income based repayment options and student loan forgiveness programs. For those working in public service jobs, the site give you information that can help you to eliminate your student loan debts based on your job. Read More »

                      Fourteen Questions to Ask Any Debt Settlement Agency

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                      I came across these questions below on a debt settlement company site, New Era Debt Solutions, and I was really impressed that they were really open and honest about the problems consumers face with debt settlement and what to watch out for. So, with permission, I present to you the Fourteen Questions to Ask Any Debt Settlement Agency from the ... Read More »

                        I Want You to Meet Who You Helped Today – Sobira Bobakhonova

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                        It is important for you to meet who we helped today through this site. As I mention, all over the place, revenue from people clicking on ads and using the service of advertisers is used to help sponsor people in poverty through Kiva. Please visit or use the services of advertisers on the GetOutOfDebt.org site so we can help more ... Read More »

                          Thirty Five Years Latter And Been There Before

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                          The Elkhart Project that MSNBC is working on managed to resurrect some news stories from 1973 and I just watched them. It is frighteningly uncanny how they mirror the messages that we are all dealing with today on getting by, job loss, foreclosure, and repossession. A good reminder that while times feel grim right now, that the economy moves in ... Read More »

                            Don’t be a Victim of This and a Victim of That. Get Over It.

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                            I just heard “Get Over It” by the Eagles and it made me laugh because the message is so true in the debt world. I turn on the tube and what do I see A whole lotta people cryin, Don’t blame me. They point their crooked little fingers ar everybody else Spend all their time feelin’ sorry for themselves Victim ... Read More »

                              The Elkhart Project – Putting Faces on Debt

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                              I saw a tweet from @newmediajim about an interesting project between MSNBC and The Elkhart Truth. These two news organizations are going to provide long-term coverage on the city of Elkhart, Ind. to provide perspective on the national recession. It is a great idea and another interesting media sharing project to help media outlets share costs and overhead while delivering ... Read More »

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