Credit Card Debt and Age: What Happens When Seniors Can No Longer Pay Their Debt? A New Look

By Eric Olsen, Attorney and Executive Director HELPS Nonprofit Law Firm Many seniors with credit card debt can’t afford to search for solutions. They see an ad on TV or search the internet and turn to a debt relief company for help. There are scores of these companies with fancy websites, BBB, and A+ ratings … Read more

WSJ Article Slays Debt Settlement Companies Using Personal Loan Offers to Bait and Switch

The Wall Street Journal recently published an article “That Offer to Make You Debt-Free? It Can Make You Worse Off.” I’ve long been critical that some personal loan offers being mailed to consumers are potentially a bait-and-switch tool to tell people they don’t qualify for a loan and instead are switched to an expensive debt … Read more

Robert Gitmeid Law – Consumer Complaint – July 22, 2019

Consumer Statement: Going with your previous articles about Daniel Tilipman and National Debt Relief, I found out my father has been paying them thousands and still got sued. Did some digging because I’m a internet marketing nerd and seems as if NDR and Robert Gitmeid have a large network of fake 3rd party review websites. … Read more

Tweed Lending Offer Raises Reasonable Questions

The same reader who sent me this other mailer, also sent me a mailer from Tweed Lending. The other mailer said it was not for a debt consolidation loan while this one actually says it is for a debt consolidation loan. The consumer who received this lives in Virginia. According to the State of Virginia … Read more

What is Your Take About National Debt Relief and Lexington Law to Rebuild My Credit?

Question: Dear Steve, I had an uncontrollable problem with not understanding how important having credit was. I would spend and only make the minimum payments on credit cards and student loan, that I co-signed for my daughter. Then when things got really bad I turned to payday loans and a car title loan. I begin … Read more

Should I Ditch National Debt Relief and Settle My Own Debts?

Question: Dear Steve, I was more than 50K in debt due to credit cards, personal loans and revolving credit from various stores. I decided to let National Debt Relief help me with their program. I let Global Client Solutions withdraw $345 out of my checking account bi-weekly. It has been about a year and 4 … Read more