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Get the New GetOutOfDebt.org Free Debt Help iPhone Application

Get Out of Debt iPhone Application

Recently I worked with a company that helped me build an iPhone application for the GetOutOfDebt.org site. I made sure the application would be free for anyone to download. I’ll be adding new features to it in the future but for now just wanted to get my toes in the water and make sure the application worked in a basic ... Read More »

    How to Find a Good Bankruptcy Lawyer or Bankruptcy Attorney

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    So the time has come that you feel as if you need to explore bankruptcy. At least you want to talk to a bankruptcy lawyer about what bankruptcy would mean for you. People often can’t see that finding a bankruptcy attorney does not mean you are going to file bankruptcy, it means you are going to talk to a professional ... Read More »

      Many Extreme Makeover Homes in Foreclosure

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      The economy has been tough on many but the gifts given by the “Extreme Makeover” show in the way of revamped houses have not been immune to hitting the auction block. Here are some news stories covering the losses faced by people on the show. Brian Wofford’s Home Aided By Extreme Makeover Faces Foreclosure Eric Hebert Faces Foreclosure on His ... Read More »

        Out of Work, Foreclosed On, and Now Homeless – Video

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        I came across this video of Jay that found himself out of work, foreclosed on, and is now struggling on the streets. While I didn’t tape this interview, Mark Hovarth from InvisiblePeople.tv did and I’m glad he’s out there doing this. Jay from InvisiblePeople.tv on Vimeo. Get Out of Debt Guy – Twitter, G+, Facebook Need More Help? Get Out ... Read More »

          Car Loans Falling Further Behind

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          TransUnion.com released today the results of its analysis of trends in the auto lending industry for the third quarter of 2009. The report is part of an ongoing series of quarterly consumer lending sector analyses focusing on credit card, auto loan and mortgage data available on TransUnion’s Web site www.transunion.com/trenddata. Information for this analysis is culled quarterly from approximately 27 ... Read More »

            Big News in the Debt Settlement World. Vermont Kicks Debt Settlement USA and Financial Freedom of America Ass.

            In a move that could be a very interesting trend setter, the state of Vermont has forced two debt settlement companies to refund all fees paid by state residents. While Vermont is a small state and not a whole lot of residents worked with these two companies, it is an interesting approach by a state to protect its citizens from ... Read More »

              A Sign I Passed That Best Sums Up The Economy

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              So I was on the final leg of my last motorcycle trip. This time heading back at the end of a 1,800 miles on the road. I’m tired, not feeling well and it is early in the morning but I see the sign below and I just had to turn back around to get a picture of it with the ... Read More »

                Leadango, Selling Debt Settlement and Loan Modification Leads

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                I saw the press release below and thought it was yet another wonderful example of the “selling” of debt settlement and loan modification services to consumers. Leadango Logo Debt Settlement TV Leads, Debt TV Leads English and Spanish. www.Leadango.com 1-888-957-9990 Debt TV Leads. Our Debt Settlement TV commercials are producing thousands of inbound calls every day. Leadango is #1 in ... Read More »

                  Bankruptcy Becoming More Common Among Upper Middle Class Out of Necessity

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                  For the past few years I’ve been suggesting bankruptcy more and more as a solution to people in trouble. I’ve written about my position, “I Suggest Bankruptcy Too Often, So Say Some“, and I receive my fair share of criticism about the amount of times I suggest bankruptcy. An article out today, full of data, and experts I respect supports ... Read More »

                    Exotic Dancer Opens Foreclosure Avoidance Company, Advertises on Gospel, Partner Punches Lawyer in Face

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                    LOL, OMG, you can’t make this stuff up. A Maryland woman who stole millions from Washington area homeowners trying to avoid foreclosure is a “vulture” whose case should serve as a warning to other con artists, a federal judge said yesterday before imposing a sentence of more than 12 years. Joy Jackson, 41, a former exotic dancer who became president ... Read More »

                      Morgan Drexen Almost Hits the Target With Debt Settlement Petition

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                      Most of the news coming from the debt settlement industry these days is either about how the sky will fall if the new Federal Trade Commission guidance goes into place to control the debt settlement industry, or how it is needed. Well here is an interesting press release just out from the folks at the debt settlement company Morgan Drexen. ... Read More »

                        Maine AG Queues Up and Sues Credit Solutions of America.

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                        Attorney General Janet Mills announced today that she has filed suit against Credit Solutions of America, Inc. (CSA) and its president, Douglas Van Arsdale, for unfair and deceptive practices in the marketing and provision of debt settlement services to hundreds of Maine consumers. This lawsuit follows an investigation conducted by staff in the Attorney General’s Office and at the Bureau ... Read More »

                          Love Irony? You’ll Love This. Debt Settlement Industry Upset About Greed and Quality of…Itself.

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                          A press release from Live Transfers USA really caught my eye, especially since they were bitching about the very same debt settlement infomercial I mentioned to you many months ago in “The Selling of Debt Settlement Services. It’s Easy to Sucker You In.” The release also complained that some in the debt settlement industry were unlawful, unscrupulous, unethical and not ... Read More »

                            Is Your Lover an Oniomaniac and Likes to Perform Oniomania With You in Public?

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                            I think most of us are aware of the normal sexual dysfunctions like Nymphomania, the “Sex Buddy” Syndrome, Persistent Sexual Arousal Syndrome and now we have condition that you need to watch out for, oniomania. By now I’ve got your attention but I’ll have to let you down easy, oniomania isn’t a sexual dysfunction, it’s a shopping dysfunction. Sometimes the ... Read More »

                              Debt Collector That Called People Loser for Not Paying Their Debts Just Went Bankrupt

                              I don’t think people who go bankrupt are losers or morally corrupt. Most people are just good people stuck in the middle of a really bad situation. But people do feel bad about the situation and often feel less than whole for having lived through the need to file bankruptcy. But I could not help chuckle at the irony here ... Read More »

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