Credit Card Debt Mailer for S&N Debt Solutions Leads to Beyond Finance

I received the following mailer as part of my I Buy Junk Mail program. People with credit card debt are apparently being targeted with this mailer that contains a fake credit card in it. S&N Debt Solutions, who also identifies themselves in the mailer as the S&N Financial Solutions Consolidation Alternative, has sent this mailer … Read more

Reader Raises Concerns About Financial Rescue, LLC and Success Link Processing, LLC by Consumer

I received an email from a reader, along with a filed complaint, who expressed some serious concerns about two companies selling debt settlement services; Financial Rescue, LLC and Success Link Processing, LLC. The reader sent in the following statement: “In August of last year, I enrolled in this company from Financial Rescue LLC in Milpitas, … Read more

Lloyd Ward & Associates and Meracord Hit With RICO Class Action Suit Apparently Open to All Clients

Yesterday the law firm of Hagens Berman filed a class action suit (3:12-cv-05657) in the State of Washington against Meracord (Formerly NoteWorld), Linda Remsberg personally, Lloyd E. Ward, Lloyd Ward PC, Lloyd Ward & Associates, The Lloyd Ward Group, Lloyd Ward Group II, Ward Holdings Inc, and Settlement Compliance Commission. This marks the second active … Read more

CCCS Now Offered by IAPDA as an Additional Certification

A tipster (send in your tips here) told me that the International Association of Professional Debt Arbitrators is now offering a competency certification called the Certified Credit Counseling Specialist (CCCS). This new training module is available to current members for no additional cost. We have also evolved by offering a complete debt relief education to … Read more

Can Churchill Debt Settlement Claims be Substantiated or Believed?

Update February 3, 2016 I would like to publicly thank Brian Robinson from Churchill for sending in the following statement. Clearly it appears the company has grown a lot since this article was originally posted. It takes a company with a good heart to admit they made a mistake and learned from it. “In 2010 … Read more

Will the IAPDA Finally Let Me Review Their Training Materials?

I see the International Association of Professional Debt Arbitrators (IAPDA) has sent out the press release below applauding the new FTC telemarketing sales rules. The release reminded me that back in July, 2010 I had reviewed the IAPDA certification materials that had been given to me at that time by someone and I’d asked the … Read more

Eagle One Debt Solutions – Reps Needed – Best Compensation for Closing Debt Settlement Leads

A tipster (send in your tips here) sent in the following ad Eagle one Debt Solutions is running. Eagle One Debt Solutions claims they are a proud member of TASC, IAPDA, and Global Client Solutions. – Source What is interesting about the help wanted advertisement is you’ll notice it is not focused on providing best … 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