Category Archives: Debt Settlement

Debt Settlement–Use a Bankruptcy Lawyer

Guest Post Written by John Van Elk Debt settlement companies seem to be everywhere lately.  You can’t watch your favorite TV show without seeing an ad.  They make it sound so easy!  And they seem so nice! But there’s a huge problem with these companies.  They are largely unregulated.  Some of them have nothing more […]

Federal Trade Commission Bans Debt Management Companies From Taking Advance Fees

The Baltimore Sun today announced the following great news: FTC Bans Advance Fees at Debt Relief Companies The Federal Trade Commission announced that companies promising over the phone to reduce your credit card or other debt can’t charge you a fee until they do their job. The rule affects for-profit businesses and will kick in […]