The Alan Thicke Article I Didn’t Have the Balls to Write

The Calgary Herald had the balls to write an article I passed on when it was announced Alan Thicke had unexpectedly passed away. Apparently people in Canada are just a bit bitter about Thicke’s role in Canadians falling into problematic debt settlement with Cambridge Life Solutions. You can read the full article here. Their headline … Read more

Cambridge Life Solutions – Consumer Complaint – August 15, 2013

Consumer Statement: Cambridge life soulition,2 1\2 later and they lied, took money out of my acc with out my approval, told me that they have been in contact with my creditors , when they never even talked to them. Once i paid them all there money that i was understood at the time some of … Read more

Cambridge Life Solutions – Consumer Complaint – March 9, 2013

Consumer Statement: I have been a client of Cambridge Life Solutions for 8 months and have received absolutely nothing from them. They have recently negotiates a $1500 debt down to $1300…which I declined. So far I paid over $2 000 to Cambridge and my Set aside funds are $500. Now if I accept that settlement … Read more

Cambridge Life Solutions – Consumer Complaint – 10-18-2012

Consumer Statement: Hi there.I am in ontario, Canada. So after watching a canadian programming called 16:9 documenting Cambridge Life Solutions and its apparent scam reguarding the fees it imposing along with the promise the company offers I was a little worried when 16:9 starting mentionning that some of the clients were sued by their credittors. … Read more

Cambridge Life Solutions Sucks But Canadians Still Falling for Slick Sales Pitch

Cambridge Life Solutions is again in the news for their alleged bad practices of charging advance fees and they get roped into the wider issue of deceptive advertising. Those of us in the United States know these issues well. The Federal Trade Commission outlawed such practices in the U.S. in 2010 and the majority of … Read more

Canadian Cambridge Life Solutions Draws More Unwanted Attention With Alleged Links to Past

A reader sent in a tip about a recent article out in Canadian Business about the debt settlement efforts in Canada. Here are some excerpts: “The most visible of the new firms, Cambridge Life Solutions, launched a marketing campaign during the past year on radio, television and the Internet. It’s fronted by Ontario-born actor and … Read more

Alan Thicke Pushing Cambridge Life Solutions in Canada With Criticism

A reader sent in yet another news video critical of Cambridge Life Solutions and spokesperson Alan Thicke “That’s forcing some consumers into the welcoming arms of firms promising to magically wipe away their debt. Chances are you’ve seen or heard Canadian actor Alan Thicke, delivering an energetic sales pitch encouraging those facing debt problems to … Read more

Canadians Warned Yet Again About Cambridge Life Solutions

A reader sent in the following news video about Cambridge Life Solutions, an advanced fee debt settlement company in Canada. The station interviews the owner of Cambridge Life Solutions, George Fortune, and inserts the over the shoulder perp shot for dramatic impact. The news package includes bankruptcy trustees as well who speak out about the … Read more

Canadians Warned About Cambridge Life Solutions

The Canadian publication Maclean’s has recently published a scathing article on the debt settlement company Cambridge Life Solutions. But the underlying story here is how Cambridge Life Solutions just shifted a business model now prohibited in the United States to push on unsuspecting fun loving Canadians. But the model Cambridge Life uses is a controversial … Read more

Cambridge Life Solutions in Canada the Focus of Additional Investigation

I’ve previously written about Cambridge Life Solutions in Canada and how it is a U.S. company that is targeting Canadians for advanced fee for-profit debt settlement services. A company in Canada did their own investigation on Cambridge Life Solutions and a tipster (send in your tips here) sent me a link to their investigation. I … Read more

U.S. Debt Relief Providers Targeting Canada and Canadian Debtors

A Canadian trade association reached out to me to let me know what they are seeing from across the boarder. And it sure does not look like the face of America we want to portray. Since I have not had an opportunity to verify the details related to the documents given to me, I’m going … Read more

Cambridge Life Solutions Singed Me Up in Canada. How Do I Cancel? – Robert

“Dear Steve, I read your commentary on cambridge life solutions iam a canadian should have done my homework first but my situation is tough was desperate at the time ihavent started yet but they have avoid cheque can i still cancel ,how to cancel Robert” Dear Robert, If you want to cancel I would suggest … Read more

BBB Canada Issues Warning About U.S. Debt Settlement Companies, Vortex Debt Group and Cambridge Life Solutions

Looks like debt settlement troubles have headed up to Canada and a couple of U.S. based companies have made a noticeable splash. A Canadian newspaper is warning consumers to be wary of two specific U.S. based debt settlement companies. The Now is reporting: In the last two months, numerous companies identifying themselves as debt settlement … Read more

U.S. Debt Settlement Companies, Vortex Debt Group and Cambridge Life Solutions, Targeting Canadians

News out of Canada says that troubled Vortex Debt Group from Florida, and Cambridge Life Solutions out of California are now targeting Canadians with advanced fee debt settlement that is now illegal in their home country. From what I see in the Cambridge Life Solutions pitch they simply took the U.S. pitch and stuck a … Read more