Debt Relief Services & the Telemarketing Sales Rules Announced July 29, 2010

Here is a guide on the Debt Relief Services & the Telemarketing Sales Rules to go into effect October 27, 2010. Many Americans struggle to pay their credit card bills. Some turn to businesses offering “debt relief services” – for-profit companies that say they can renegotiate what consumers owe or get their interest rates reduced. … Read more

Interview with Allison Brown of the FTC on the New Debt Settlement Telemarketing Sales Rules

After the press conference at the White House with Vice President Biden and FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz I had a moment to catch up with Allison Brown of the FTC to talk for a minute about the impact of the new telemarketing sales rules and how it would impact companies. Allison told me also that … Read more

White House Press Conference July 29, 2010 – FTC Debt Relief TSR Announcement

This is the post to follow for all the news related to the press conference this afternoon at the White House regarding the announcement of the new telemarketing sales rules that cover debt settlement and debt relief providers. I’ll update this post with information as I can. The plan is after the press conference with … Read more

I’ll Be At the White House Press Briefing for the New FTC TSR Debt Relief Rules on July 29, 2010

Watch this site for updates on the TSR press conference at the White House. I have my press pass so I’ll be going to the press conference and plan to post updates on the site as quickly as I can. For those that want real time updates I’d suggest you follow me on Twitter at … Read more

Debt Settlement and Debt Relief Telemarketing Sales Rules to be Announced July 29, 2010

FTC Chairman to Announce a New Debt Relief Rule to Protect Financially Distressed Consumers at Middle Class Task Force Event WASHINGTON – Tomorrow, Thursday, July 29th, at 1:30 PM ET, Federal Trade Commission Chairman Jon Leibowitz will announce a new rule to protect consumers of debt relief services at a Middle Class Task Force event … Read more