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Kayne West “Wake Up” Says Bankruptcy Attorney

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By Chad Van Horn Open Letter to Kanye Mr. West, I am very saddened to learn that you are $53 million dollars in personal debt, but I believe I can help you get back on firm financial footing once again. I am an established lawyer in Fort Lauderdale, FL who helps people who for whatever reason find themselves financially overextended. ... Read More »

Using This Information Man Discharges $130K in Federal Student Loans in Bankruptcy

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I’ve been going on-and-on about a July 7th, 2015 statement put out by the U.S. Department of Education that talked about how the government has made allowances to approve the discharge of federal student loan debt through bankruptcy, in some situations; namely, under the “Undue Hardship” clause of the Federal Bankruptcy Code, under the exception rule commonly known as 11 ... Read More »

Andris Pukke / Marc Romeo Mystery Solved But Another Continues

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Way back in 2013 I wrote an article Sanctuary Belize, Andris Pukke, Todd Cook, Peter Baker & Ameridebt in which an allegation was made that Andris Pukke was presenting himself to the public as Marc Romeo. Well I think we can say this mystery is officially solved. That is if we are to believe the testimony of Andris Pukke from ... Read More »

Starbucks App Users Still at Risk of Having Account Hacked

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My friend Bob Sullivan is warning consumers today to keep a close eye on their Startbucks app if they are using it. “…but I’d like to reiterate my warning to the 13 million or so Starbucks app users: It’s *still* not safe to link a credit or debit card to your Starbucks account; if I were you, I’d delete my ... Read More »

Different Options for Debt Relief – Finding the Right Solution

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Imagine you were sick. Really sick. Sick enough to go to a doctor or even a hospital. Perhaps you even looked up your symptoms on the Internet, visited WebMD, did a ton of internet research and were convinced that you needed a professional to help you get better – or things could get much, much worse. You have a big ... Read More »

It’s About the Income, Stupid

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Bob Sullivan just published a really good article talking about the income inequality facing people today. He challenges all political candidates to take a closer look at why America is struggling to get ahead. Here is an excerpt. You can read the full article online, click here. “Let me give you a head start. For decades, economists have extolled the ... Read More »

Community Debt Relief Mailer Gets Them in Trouble

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An amazing reader faxed in a new debt relief mailer through my I Buy Junk Mail program. Thank you so much K for sending in this mailer from Community Debt Relief in Grand Rapids, Michigan. What struck me immediately is the BBB logo at the top of the letter. It looks like I’m not the only one who spotted that ... Read More »

Two Things to Do When You Are Asked if You Want a Store Credit Card

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We’ve seen the situation a hundred times while standing in line to checkout at a store, the person in front of you is asked if they want to apply for a store credit card and get a fabulous discount on their purchase. And you know what happens next, you are going to be asked as well. But should you jump ... Read More »

Morgan Stanley to Pay Billions for Mortgage Decption

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The Justice Department announced yesterday that Morgan Stanley will pay a $2.6 billion penalty to resolve claims related to Morgan Stanley’s marketing, sale and issuance of residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS). This settlement constitutes the largest component of the set of resolutions with Morgan Stanley entered by members of the RMBS Working Group, which have totaled approximately $5 billion. As part ... Read More »

Consumer Credit Card Debt Not the Biggest Problem in 2015

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This morning, New York Fed President William Dudley spoke to the press about the growing resilience of the U.S. household sector. His speech was followed by a briefing by New York Fed economists on developments in household borrowing. Their presentation included a detailed decomposition on mortgage borrowing and payment trends, and some new research on how borrowing has evolved differently ... Read More »

Utah Lawmaker Says the Dumbest Thing When it Comes to Payday Loans

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Rep. Mia Love (R-Utah) said the dumbest thing and made the worst argument about the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) regulation of payday loans. If the quote published by many is correct it just shows a total lack of understanding about why people get into trouble with payday loans. Debt is the byproduct of misfortune or bad choices. It’s created ... Read More »

Beling & Associates Student Loan Assistance Websites(s) Make Me Curious

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Update March 1, 2016 I received the following error report from Craig Beling. I would like to thank him for sending in this update to help clarify information posted here. Craig said, “It has come to my attention that you have recently posted information on your website insinuating that I may have engaged in fraudulent activities in the past and ... Read More »

Obama Proposes Tax Help for Student Loan Relief. Congress Says No.

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In the budget the Obama administration has just sent to Congress there are some benefits for students who will face massive tax bills when their student loans might be forgiven under income based programs. As it stands now, students are enrolling in income driven repayment programs to reduce their current monthly payments to a level based on their income. After ... Read More »

Would You Like Your Employer to Pay Off Your Student Loans?

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Since World War II, subsidized health insurance has been one of those unquestioned work benefits. We’ve come to expect it, just like the 8-hour workday. Of course, many Americans don’t get health coverage at their jobs, and they work more than 8 hours a day to make ends meet. That might help explain why today’s young workers want a brand-new ... Read More »

Prosper Study Shows Americans Want to Do Better Financially

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Prosper Marketplace, which operates an online marketplace that connects borrowers and investors, today released results from the Prosper Marketplace Financial Wellness Study, which examines the current state and sentiment around personal finance in America. The study revealed that nearly 60 percent of Americans do not have the financial freedom to enjoy life, but improving financial wellness is a top priority. ... Read More »

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