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Canadians Warned About Debt Reduction Companies

The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada today warned Canadians about debt reduction schemes to avoid and provided some helpful advice. Debt reduction companies: Beware of “too good to be true” offers The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) is warning Canadians to be very cautious about companies that claim they can negotiate a deal to cut the amount of debt ... Read More »

    Suze Orman Approved Prepaid MasterCard – Debit Card

    Suze Orman is launching her own prepaid debit card in cooperation with MasterCard. The debit card operates like every other pre-paid debit card. You deposit money on the card and use it for transactions as you would a debit or credit card. The only real issue here is the card will not help boost or build your credit score unlike ... Read More »

      Foreclosure rescue scam claims LaPorte County victim

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      Consumers in a financial pinch trying to keep up on their mortgage payments should not fall prey to unsolicited mortgage rescue offers, according to Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller. A LaPorte County man fell victim to a foreclosure rescue scam before he realized no work had been done to lower his interest rate and his $1,790 up front payment was ... Read More »

        Keep Your Eyes Open for Debt Consolidation Loan Mailers

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        A tipster (send in your tips here) has advised me of an effort designed to deceive consumers using a mailer for a debt consolidation loan that may or may not be allegedly secured by real estate. If you receive one of these mailers I would be most appreciative if you could forward it to me. Contact information can be found ... Read More »

          ConsumerCellular Targets Retired Citizens With Affordable Cell Phone Plans And Senior Friendly Telephones

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          A few weeks ago Steve came to me and said, “hey, do you think you could find the cheapest cell phone service for someone that talks less than 120 minutes a month using the site ConsumerCellular.com?” “Of course,” I thought. CHALLENGE ACCEPTED! I started my search by heading over to ConsumerCellular.com where they provide a service to find affordable plans ... Read More »

            Is Bankruptcy Sinful and Bad or Right and Moral? An Examination.

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            For all of my life and especially through my financial struggles the assumption that money troubles are tied to morality and that people with debt troubles are somehow morally broken or moral failures and need to repent at their very hour of need, persist. It’s a false belief that haunts nearly every single soul that has fallen into the pit ... Read More »

              Setting Monetary Goals

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              by Chantal King How to set and keep monetary goals “Stay committed to your decisions, but stay flexible in your approach.” ~ Tony Robbins I want you to make a list of your dreams. What do you really want? You might think this is pointless, yet it is an important step in getting your finances in order. Until you know ... Read More »

                Simplee – Helping to Manage Your Health Insurance

                My husband and I are pretty healthy and our doctor visits had been limited to yearly check-ups and an out of the blue visit when a cold wasn’t going away. This year has been a bit different for us in terms of using our health insurance. Besides getting my check-up I also had to go to my OB/GYN appointments and ... Read More »

                  I Am Now a Pensioner. Should I Close Down My IVA – Individual Voluntary Arrangement? – Carl

                  “Dear Jon, IVA since july 2008.£50000 owing I am now a pensioner still trying to work hard What realy will happen at the end of 5yrs.My friends over xmas said its a con and said i should close it down Carl” The Answer Carl, You failed to mention if you have property or not, as this can have a bearing ... Read More »

                    Can you advise my mom on what to do as a recent widow left with credit card debt? – Tonya

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                    My Mom is a recent widow (dec.2-2011) and didn’t know the extent of credit card debt that my Dad had aquired. Two of the cards were in her name.. the approximate debt is 28,000.00 high interest and No insurance. Income tax has not been filed in 2the yrs either.. help! She has been responsible and paid her cards off in ... Read More »

                      Marriage and Credit: Join Lives, not Accounts!

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                      Most people approach marriage and credit with a one-for-all, all-for-one attitude. They open joint credit cards, apply for car loans as a couple, and stop building separate credit histories. After all, they have joined their lives together; why not marry their credit histories? Though the sentiment is appealing, keeping some credit accounts separate has big advantages. Holding credit jointly puts ... Read More »

                        UK Debt Restructure Scam – Buy My Debt Limited and The Trusted Partnership, Closed by High Court

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                        Don’t think that scams that prey upon people with debt problems is limited to just the United States. Just recently the High Court in London shuttered a fraudulent debt buyer operation. Readers familiar with some of the debt buyer claims will notice they sound suspiciously familiar to the debt buyer claims in the U.S. Buy My Debt Limited and The ... Read More »

                          FTC Report on Debt Collection Complaints

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                          FTC Report on Debt Collection Complaints From DebtCollectionAnswers.com With the credit crunch in full swing, many consumers are receiving calls from debt collectors. While most collectors are just trying to do their jobs, some are so eager to get paid (often with a commission or bonus) that they will go to just about any length to collect past due consumer ... Read More »

                            One Time Is Too Many With Identity Theft

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                            One time is too many when identity theft is involved, and two times in a week a big flashing warning sign that something is seriously wrong. Last week my wife received a text message saying our cell phone bill was $1,000 this month! Of course that proceeded the panicked phone call that I received from her immediately afterwards. After spending ... Read More »

                              I’m a Runaway Housemaid in Dubai. – Lucia

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                              hi, i’m lucia im a run away housemaid. I left my employer cuz they are not good. My employer hurting me thats whay i run away. I would like to ask some questions. I start work june 2010 its 2 yrs contract so june 2012 finish but i only work 3 months and i run away. That time i go ... Read More »

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