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3 Ways to Use Your Tax Refund to Solve Your Debt Problem

by John Skiba on

It is the time of year when people are gearing up to get their taxes filed. Many will get a nice tax refund check and while what I am about to propose may be some of the least fun things you can do with a tax refund check,...more

4 Keys to Successful Debt Settlement

by John Skiba on

Whether you are facing past due credit cards, medical bills, or are dealing with a debt collection lawsuit, debt settlement maybe a viable option for eliminating your debt problems. However, debt settlement doesn’t work in...more

Decisions, Decisions. Bankruptcy or Debt Settlement?

by John Skiba on

If you have read my blog at all you have likely read my mantra that “no body wants to file for bankruptcy”. Sometimes it is just flat out necessary. But how do you know if bankruptcy is the right choice?...more

Debt settlement for you? Be very afraid.

by Malcolm Ruthven on

Are you struggling with debt and considering a "debt settlement" company? In 2011, the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs called debt settlement “the single greatest consumer fraud of the year.” The Better Business...more

Middlemen Run Afoul of FTC Suspicions

by Ifrah PLLC on

Brokers, middlemen, and intermediaries serve an economic purpose: to put people who want a product or service in touch with a product maker or service provider. Real estate brokers help us buy and sell homes; mortgage brokers...more

Texas Attorney General Targets Debt Settlement Companies

by Robert Kraft on

Financially distressed consumers have been flocking to debt settlement companies during the economic downturn, hoping to avoid bankruptcy and limit damage to their credit scores. Unfortunately, some debt settlement companies...more

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