What Government Grants or Student Loan Forgiveness is Available for My Sallie Mae Student Loans? – Trina

“Dear Steve, I am 41 years old. I started repayment on consolidated student loans through Sallie Mae 15 years ago. They have been sold to a different company at least once, I have deferred them several times but have never paid more than minimum amounts. I have mostly worked part time over the last 13 … Read more

Personal Government Grants Scheme Exposed

The Federal Trade Commission, along with four state attorneys general, has shut down a fraudulent operation that allegedly took advantage of financially distressed consumers by falsely promising them a “guaranteed” $25,000 grant from the federal government. Several defendants have agreed to court orders settling the FTC and state charges, which bar all of them from … Read more

Wait For it, Wait for It. I Works and Jeremy Johnson Get NAILED by the FTC. Told You So.

Back in June I wrote an investigative piece on BadCustomer.com. After hearing about the site and reviewing it I became very concerned at what was behind it. Locally Jeremy Johnson is a humanitarian helicopter pilot, assisting the local Sheriff department in search and rescue operations and even doing some work internationally. Hooray, a hero. And … Read more

Free Government Grant Website Slammed Shut, as it Should Have Been.

The Federal Trade Commission has reached settlements shutting down a website operation that allegedly deceptively touted free government grants for personal expenses or paying off debt, and then debited consumers’ bank accounts without their approval. The federal government does not provide grants to consumers for personal expenses or paying off debts. The settlements resolve FTC … Read more

Federal Grants for Debt Relief – It’s a Scam. Here’s Why.

Yet another video has surfaced trying to make people believe there are government grants to get out of debt. Under the title of “Obama’s New Government Grants for Debt Relief” the video gives viewers the impression there is free money from the government available to help consumers pay off debt and the money does not … Read more

Ranjit is Looking For Free Government Grants to Get Out of Debt

Ranjit “Dear Steve, I’m in credit card debt. I owe around $40,000. I heard you can get grants from the government that you don’t have to pay back. I’m unemployed rite now and getting unemployment. Please tell me what is the best way to get out of debt without paying all that money. Should I … Read more

I Live on a Fixed Income and Owe $52,000 in Medical Bills on Credit Cards – Patricia

Patricia “Dear Steve, I owe unsecured dept in the amount of 52,000.00. These are mostly medical bills applied to credit cards. I live on a fixed income and would like to know if there is some government grant that is free. I would really like to get out from under this debt as I do … Read more

Are Thre Any Stimulus Packages or Grants That Can Help Me Get Rid of My Debt? – Julie

Julie “Dear Steve, I’m 18 and went through a lot trying to make it possible for me to go to college I couldn’t save up the money to go so I got credit cards to pay for it because I didn’t even think about getting a loan now I’m in $9,000 worth of debt and … Read more

Government Handing Out Secret Bailout Money to Pay Off Credit Card Debts

This information is for all the people who keep emailing me about the “secret Obama backed bailout plan for free government money to pay off credit card debts.” You win and I’ll tell all. I’m not sure who let this rumor out of the bag but if I find them I’d have a very stern … Read more