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Debt Settlement – The Tortoise and the Hare

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This is a guest post by Michael Bovee from Consumer Recovery Network. Get Out of Debt Guy – Twitter, G+, Facebook Need More Help? Debt Settlement – The Tortoise and the Hare by Michael Bovee Debt Settlement is certainly an effective approach to get from under a crushing amount of credit card debt – for the suitable candidate. Over the ... Read More »

    SteveSavers – Group Discounts to Save Big Bucks on Debt and Credit Help

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    Today I’m announcing a new free service of the GetOutOfDebt.org site, SteveSaver’s. So what is a SteveSaverTM you are probably asking? There are a number of areas that people spend money on credit and debt issues. They spend money on credit counseling, credit reports, credit scores, debt settlement services, etc. So I thought, let’s bring group saving discounts offers to ... Read More »

      I Was Not a Compulsive Shopper. I Was a Day Trader. – John

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      “Dear Steve, I’m currently having two debt settlements going on between two cards totalling $14,000. Actually, I had three credit cards when I started the settlement, with a total debt of $19,000. One was settled so far with a balance of $5,500 being settled for $1,700. Still waiting on the other two, but while I’m waiting my credit score is ... Read More »

        Am I Able to Settle My Debts With My Credit Card Companies Even Though I’m Current? – Kaye

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        Kaye “Dear Steve, I have $25,000 in credit card debt (that I am current on and make the minimum payments each month). Should I file bankruptcy? Am I able to “settle” with any of these creditors to pay off a lump sum amount that is less than what I owe (if I am current on all accounts)? I am current ... Read More »

          Lynn is Working With a Debt Settlement Company But Being Sued By Her Creditor

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          “Dear Steve, I am with a debt negotiation company for over a year and i am being sued for one of my debts, the law office that represents the debt informed me that the company I am paying money to never contacted them when I faxed the letter over a month ago. Now I have been summonsed to court and ... Read More »

            J Says “Debt Consolidation Screwed Me Over”

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            J wrote in trhough the GetOutOfDebt.org site and asked: “I was paying my bills in time, till I decide to go to a debt consolidation program so I can get more money for myself. I was paying them for a year and creditors started to call me that I havent make payments for 11 months so I told about the ... Read More »

              New Debt Settlement Rules – Get Out of Debt Radio Show

              This week Damon Day and I talk about the new debt settlement rules that were announced by the Federal Trade Commission, the need for them, the impact on debt settlement companies, why some debt settlement companies will fail and others thrive, and more about the attorney model of debt settlement that is being promoted as the way to save the ... Read More »

                Money America Radio Show With Steve Rhode, August 5, 2010

                Yesterday I appeared as a guest on the Money America radio show that is heard in Massachusetts. Here is the broadcast and as you will hear it focused on recent changes in the rules from the Federal Trade Commission regarding debt settlement. You can listen to the show below. Money America Radio Show With Steve Rhode, August 5, 2010 Get ... Read More »

                  Mailer From Lender Results in Referral to Debt Settlement Company Legal Helpers Debt Resolution

                  Thanks to an awesome tip, I received a mailer that is being sent out. This one was received by a Pennsylvania resident. The mailer was sent out using a West Palm Beach, Florida mailing permit but it appears to come from a company called NFM, Inc. NFM was identified as NFM Lending. Apparently their name used to be National Fidelity ... Read More »

                    How Do You Value Your Quality of Life? Debt Solutions to Fix The Future

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                    Debt doesn’t just affect the people actually in debt, it often affects the ones around them, near and dear to them. I know this from first hand experience as someone who has loved and lived with someone so deep in debt they could not see a way out. Not only is the emotional toll hard on the debtor but also ... Read More »

                      Det Ettlement – Taking the B.S. Out of Debt Settlement (Funny Video)

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                      Here is a video that Amanda Miller from the site put together for her first video assignment. She wanted to share what debt settlement sales people should tell you in a funny and honest way. Let us know what you think of the video in the comments below and if we should do more. Comment, comment, comment below, please. Get ... Read More »

                        Do I Really Have to Default on My Debts to Go Into a Debt Settlement Program? – Mark

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                        “Dear Steve, I’ve considered both the Debt Management and Debt Settlement routes, but was told that I must first default on all of my cards before pursuing the latter. This strikes me as an extraodinarily risky move to make (the default interest rate on most cards is astronomic). Is there any way to pursue Debt Settlement without first defaulting; or ... Read More »

                          We Are Making Ends Meet But Have No Extra Money to Put Toward Our Credit Cards. – Sarah

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                          “Dear Steve, We are making ends meet but have no extra money to put toward our credit cards. We have no breathing room. We can’t leave town to go see our family without worrying about being able to pay our bills. We are making ends meet but have NO breathing room and can’t even put extra towards our credit cards ... Read More »

                            We are Using Your “Eliminate Your Debt Like a Pro” Book and Have Some Questions. – Joanne

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                            Joanne “Dear Steve, We are using your “Eliminate Your Debt Like a Pro”, We have Credit Card Debt and Loans from Business’s that were sold in 2006, We moved to Asia so my husband could take a very good paying job. The contract that he signed states that there could be no bankruptcy in our past. I am assuming that ... Read More »

                              Carol Wrote Me And Asked “Would You Advise Debt Consolidation?”

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                              Carol “Dear Steve We are in debt up to our eyes. We are not behind in anything. We didn’t want to get to that point. We were denied financing our house for a longer period of time–our debt to credit ratio wasn’t good enough. However, we didn’t want to borrow any extra money. Would you advise a debt consolidation? Carol” ... Read More »

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