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Beware of Loopholes in New FTC Rules for Debt Negotiation Companies

January 3rd, 2011 · 1 Comment · Debt Consolidation, Debt Settlement

If you’re trying to clean up your credit in the New Year, the last thing your bank account needs are expensive upfront fees to debt negotiation companies, especially since new FTC regulations make said upfront fees illegal.

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FTC Lawsuits Remind to Be Leery of Debt Consolidation Companies

December 6th, 2010 · No Comments · Debt Consolidation

In yet another reminder to be leery of debt consolidation companies, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has filed suit against three such firms in Dallas, Texas.

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What to Expect From the Consumer Credit Counseling Service (CCCS)

September 2nd, 2010 · 1 Comment · Debt Consolidation, Debt Settlement

Though we typically advise against dealing with a credit consolidation company, the one exception to the rule may be Consumer Credit Counseling Service (CCCS).

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