DA’s Office Wants to Give Money Back to Debt Free Associates Clients

I was contacted by the Monterey County DA’s Office in California who said they had recently settled a case with Debt Free Associates. As part of that settlement Debt Free Associates was to refund consumers but not a lot of people were coming forward to claim the funds owed them. Some felt it was a … Read more

Debt Free Associates – Consumer Complaint – August 11, 2013

Consumer Statement: Debt Free Associates pitched an easy way to pay down my debt. For a small fee, they would negotiate with my creditors to pay off my loans at a fraction of their balance. Too good to be true? It was. Not only did they charge me a huge amount of money to start … Read more

New Life Debt Relief and Debt Stub Have Similar Websites and Settlement Examples

A commenter on an article I just wrote about DebtStub.com, (see article here), which says they are located DebtStub.com, 128 Old Town Rd Suite A Setauket, NY 11733, just posted that a comment saying the DebtStub.com site looks the same as the New Life Debt Relief site. New Life Debt Relief says they are located … Read more

International Association of Professional Debt Arbitrators – IAPDA Certification Exposed

Loyal readers may have observed that I routinely never mention IAPDA, the International Association of Professional Debt Arbitrators (IAPDA) or even mention that a company may display their logo as being a member. It’s not that I’ve not noticed their logo displayed on sites, it’s that many in the industry have disparaging things to say … Read more

Debt Free Associates – Scam, Complaint, Review, or Praise?

Please share your experience with this debt relief company and provide your review and feedback, in the comments section below. The goal of this page is to allow people to share information that may be important to help others to make a more informed decision regarding their experience with this debt relief company. Here are … Read more

Examples of Deceptive Official Marketing Sent Out By Debt Settlement Companies to Trick Consumers. Some are Members of TASC & USOBA.

I’ve seen more coy and scammy mailers being sent by companies in an attempt to trick or confuse people in debt to believe that some sort of government help is available to help them with their consumer debt. For the most part these mailers are nothing more than deceptive advertisements that try to get consumers … Read more