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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 […]

Top Ten Personal Financial Mistakes – Part 11: Failing to Act When Necessary — NMBankruptcyBlog.com

How do you end up in financial distress? There are many reasons, and, when it comes to facing a potential bankruptcy, very often the biggest triggering event is a medical crisis or a divorce. But there are smaller factors that can add up to your finding yourself in a big crisis. This is the last […]

Top Ten Personal Financial Mistakes – Part 10: Emotional Spending — NMBankruptcyLaw.com

How do you end up in financial distress? There are many reasons, and, when it comes to facing a potential bankruptcy, very often the biggest triggering event is a medical crisis or a divorce. But there are smaller factors that can add up to your finding yourself in a big crisis. This is the eleventh […]

Top Ten Personal Financial Mistakes – Part 9: Putting Your Eggs In One Basket — NMBankruptcyLaw.com

How do you end up in financial distress? There are many reasons, and, when it comes to facing a potential bankruptcy, very often the biggest triggering event is a medical crisis or a divorce. But there are smaller factors that can add up to your finding yourself in a big crisis. This is the ninth […]

Top Ten Personal Financial Mistakes – Part 8: Miscalculating Life-Insurance Needs — NMBankruptcyLaw.com

How do you end up in financial distress? There are many reasons, and, when it comes to facing a potential bankruptcy, very often the biggest triggering event is a medical crisis or a divorce. But there are smaller factors that can add up to your finding yourself in a big crisis. This is the eighth […]

Top Ten Personal Financial Mistakes – Part 7: Failing to Accept Free Money — NMBankruptcyBlog.com

How do you end up in financial distress? There are many reasons, and, when it comes to facing a potential bankruptcy, very often the biggest triggering event is a medical crisis or a divorce. But there are smaller factors that can add up to your finding yourself in a big crisis. This is the seventh […]

Top Ten Personal Financial Mistakes – Part 6: Failing to Save for Long-Term Needs — NMBankruptcyBlog.com

How do you end up in financial distress? There are many reasons, and, when it comes to facing a potential bankruptcy, very often the biggest triggering event is a medical crisis or a divorce. But there are smaller factors that can add up to your finding yourself in a big crisis. This is the sixth […]

Top Ten Personal Financial Mistakes – Part 5: Having No Emergency Fund — NMBankruptcyBlog.com

How do you end up in financial distress? There are many reasons, and, when it comes to facing a potential bankruptcy, very often the biggest triggering event is a medical crisis or a divorce. But there are smaller factors that can add up to your finding yourself in a big crisis. This is the fifth […]

Top Ten Personal Financial Mistakes – Part 4: More on Borrowing from Credit Card Companies — NMBankruptcyBlog.com

How do you end up in financial distress? There are many reasons, and, when it comes to facing a potential bankruptcy, very often the biggest triggering event is a medical crisis or a divorce. But there are smaller factors that can add up to your finding yourself in a big crisis. This is the fourth […]

Top Ten Personal Financial Mistakes – Part 3: Borrowing Money With Credit Cards — NMBankruptcyBlog.com

How do you end up in financial distress? There are many reasons, and, when it comes to facing a potential bankruptcy, very often the biggest triggering event is a medical crisis or a divorce. But there are smaller factors that can add up to your finding yourself in a big crisis. This is the third […]