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All posts tagged "debt collector"

  • Why The Debt Collector Works Hard to Manipulate You

    So you’re a debtor and this is your first time in financial trouble. It is scary, frightening and you are completely stressed out. Some people even kill themselves over the debt. The last thing you want to...

    • Posted February 3, 2009
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  • What Is The Best Way To Pay a Collection Company? – Martin

    Martin “Dear Steve, I’m ready to fix my bad credit. What is the best way to pay collection agencys, should i go through a debt management program or pay them myself? Martin” Dear Martin, If you can...

    • Posted January 30, 2009
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  • I Want to Hide From My Creditors – Janet

    “Dear Steve, If I don’t pay unsecured creditors like personal and business lines of credit and I disappear as you have described. What can the creditors do to collect? Do they look for corp bank accounts I...

    • Posted January 3, 2009
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  • Debt Collectors Get New Rights to Break Into Homes

    Debt collectors in the UK have been given new powers to collect debts at a time when consumers are facing growing economic tension and uncertainty. Under the new regulations debt collectors would be allowed to force their...

    • Posted December 22, 2008
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  • Fred Owes AMEX $40,000 And Can’t Pay American Express Back

    “Dear Steve, I own a home based business (S corporate in CA). Since the begining of the year, I’ve been make less than previous year. Hoping it would change, I used my AMEX to make up for...

    • Posted December 9, 2008
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  • Shellie Had Cancer And Is Now Slowly Dying From Terminal Debt

    Shellie “Dear Steve, I had cancer and a lot of complications with it, at the same time my youngest son had lung surgery. I don’t have any other outstanding bills other that medical. Even with insurance i...

    • Posted November 21, 2008
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  • Stop Debt Collectors – 100 Pages of Good Advice

    I didn’t tell Gerri Detweiler that I was going to purchase her book and secretly read it. I knew she would have sent me a free copy if I had asked but I didn’t want our friendship...

    • Posted November 19, 2008
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  • What to Do if Your Creditors And Bill Collectors Make You Really Angry

    I’ve heard more people issue swear words and threats against creditors and debt collectors than you can imagine. Having the pressure increase when you are in debt makes good people say and do silly and regrettable things....

    • Posted November 6, 2008
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  • So You Have to Use Your Credit Card In An Emergency – Personal Finnance Bloggers Question of The Week

    This weeks personal finance brain trust question was: What goes through your mind when people say that they HAD to use their credit card to get by? Is using a credit card when you can’t afford to...

    • Posted November 6, 2008
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    Writing this article is a bit of a double-edged sword. You see while I think that open communication is always the best way to deal with a debt situation, sometimes people just need to find a way...

    • Posted October 28, 2008
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  • Would You Like to Be a Debt Collector?

    Recruitment Video For Debt Collectors This recruiting video for a major banks debt collection department is very interesting if you listen closely to the words. I’d suggest that you even consider watching it with your eyes closed....

    • Posted October 28, 2008
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  • Sunday, 9:30 PM, Christian Kills Wife Because of Debts

    On Sunday September 28, 2008, twenty floors up in a Boston apartment, Christian Mogensen, logged on to his website, updated his web page, and then put a bullet into the head of his wife of many years....

    • Posted October 1, 2008
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  • Christy Asks “Why Should I Even Bother With Getting Out of Debt?”

    Christy wrote me at and asked me the following question. “I’ve been in debt so long I don’t even see why I should bother to get out of debt. It’s the American way. You get stuff,...

    • Posted September 10, 2008
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  • Your Online Debt Collection Rights Guide

    Here is a Quick Online Debt Collection Guide Most people make a big mess out of dealing with the debt collector and don’t know what their fair debt collection rights are. Dealing with a debt collector isn’t...

    • Posted March 4, 2008
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