Hey Best Egg and Americor. What’s Up With the Reviews?

A reader had sent me an email from an Americor sales representative that landed me on this Americor page. That page took me to Trustlink reviews for Americor. They have a high rating. (See update at the bottom from October 8, 2020.) So I looked at some of the ratings on the first few pages. … Read more

Is Americor and Credit9 Really a Good Debt Relief Option?

Question: Dear Steve, After spending much of 2018 and 2019 surviving on part time freelancing, I racked up ~$8k in credit card debt across 3 cards and exhausted my savings. I also have a personal loan balance at ~$6.5k. In fall this year I returned to full time employment at ~$85k a year. Just got … Read more

Can This Credit9 Mailer Lead to a Debt Settlement Sales Pitch?

At first glance, the mailer a reader just sent in for Credit9 appears to be just a vanilla personal loan mailer. However, two things caught my eye. The first was the nearly unreadable disclaimers on the bottom of the Credit9.com site. The second quick thing was when the privacy policy said, “The Americor Financial (“We” … Read more

Mailbox Fills With Loan Offers When You Have Money Troubles

A reader contacted me and said, “these have all come in the last two to three weeks. I lost my job in February and have been trying to modify my mortgage, etc. I am in no position to borrow more money for sure. It blows my mind how many calls, emails, and letters I get … Read more

Americor Financial – Consumer Complaint – November 19, 2018

Consumer Statement: I signed up for a debt consolidation with 6 credit cards. the customer service dept calculated my debt along with their fees and began to take out $400 every two weeks. After about a year, I decided to take out 2 cards on the programs and left 4. they recalculated the amount and … Read more

Jeremy Foti Totally Innocent in Brookstone Law Group Fraud Case – Says Attorney

In the ongoing saga of Brookstone Law Group who the Federal Trade Commission took action against for harming consumers, recent court documents paint a conflicting point of view. The smart attorney Michael Thurman, who is representing Jeremy Foti, says the FTC action against Foti should be dismissed. Court documents make the claim Foti is not … Read more

Americor Funding Mailer for a Loan But Reader Says Pitched Debt Settlement

An amazing reader CWindy, sent in a new debt relief mailer through my I Buy Junk Mail program. This mailer is from Americor Funding. I just wrote a quick piece about them, here. CWindy said, “I called this one to see what would happen. They are selling debt settlement with a supposed “line of credit” … Read more

Someone Asked Me About Americor Funding Personal Loan Offer

Someone just asked me about Americor Funding loan offer and the strangest thing happened. Now just yesterday I wrote about another company named GreenLink Financial that appeared to be a lending company that had a relationship with a debt settlement solution. When I did a search to see if Americor Funding, INc. was registered to … Read more