Tag Archive: debt

Peddling relief, debt settlement firms dig their clients into deeper holes

I’m sure you’ve heard the radio ads or seen commercials on your television: a company will miraculously settle your debt without filing bankruptcy for a low monthly price. But this article illustrates what many consumers are finding out the hard way: if it sounds to good to be true, it probably is. “State attorneys general…

Who is responsible for the debts of a deceased individual?

This is a great article from the FTC: Paying the Debts of a Deceased Relative: Who Is Responsible? After a relative dies, the last thing grieving family members may expect are calls from debt collectors asking them to pay their loved one’s outstanding debts. According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the nation’s consumer protection…

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