Subscribe to our mailing list


consumer credit

  • Why People Have a Tough Time Shopping for Debt Help

    The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia published a paper by Stephanie Wilshusen which made some very enlightened observations about why consumers struggle with getting out of debt. In the paper, “Meeting the Demand for Debt Relief” it...

    • Posted July 10, 2013
    • 0
  • I’m Stationed in Okinawa Japan at Kadena Air Base and Need Debt Help. – Linda

    Linda “Dear Steve, Stationed in Okinawa Japan (Kadena AB). Currently $40,000 to $45,000 in debt; too far behind on payments to get caught up; have enough money for the monthly payment. While being here in Okinawa, is...

    • Posted April 17, 2010
    • 0
  • Claims of Fraud by Debt Relief Companies Soaring

    Claims of debt fraud soaring Palm Beach Post,  United States - 2 hours ago As for her credit card debt , the company "made a couple of calls" and came back to her with a proposal to...

    • Posted January 29, 2010
    • 1
  • Bailout Plan Wants to Push More Credit On Overloaded Consumers

    Bailout plan to perpetuate our house of cards Times Herald-Record, NY - 56 minutes ago By Christian Livermore The average client who seeks help at the Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Central New York has $47000 in credit...

    • Posted January 28, 2010
    • 0
  • In this economy, layaway is in vogue

    In this economy, layaway is in vogue, FL - 2 hours ago Consumer credit is getting tighter at a time when rising joblessness, foreclosures and prices make it harder to pay off credit card debt . ......

    • Posted October 27, 2008
    • 0
  • Living (too) Large?

    Living (too) large? Lancaster Newspapers, PA - 2 hours ago The average American household carries a credit card debt of more than $8000. According to The New York Times, as household debt has mounted, incomes have ...

    • Posted October 26, 2008
    • 0
  • I’m The Debt Expert And Even I’m Scared

    Economic worries and concerns impact anyone that is paying attention and for those of us that have a bit of awareness and understanding about how the consumer credit and debt world works, it makes it even more...

    • Posted September 26, 2008
    • 4
  • Lourdes Writes In “What Should I Do to Get Out of Debt?”

    “Dear Steve, I’m in debt really heavy from credit cards and other loans. What should I do to get out of debt. Lourdes” Dearest Lourdes, Wow, I really want to help you with some great advice and...

    • Posted September 24, 2008
    • 0