Tips and guidelines for working with debtors to negotiate and settle debt payoff

Debt Settlement & Negotiation

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Debt Settlement

Michael Bovee

Rule changes adopted by the FTC that protect consumers who work with debt settlement firms.

Debt Negotiation Practices Exposed

Damon Carr

Facts you need to know.

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The True Cost of Debt Settlement

Bankrate

When a collection agency offers to settle a debt for less, be aware of the other costs.

Are Debt Settlement Companies Legitimate?

Bankrate

Companies that negotiate your debts for pennies on the dollar may seem great, but be careful.

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4 Ways to Settle Hefty Debt

Bankrate

Battling outsized debt? If you try debt settlement, proceed cautiously with one of these options.

5 Debt Settlement Do's and Don'ts

Bankrate

Debt settlement is an option for the deeply indebted. If you go that route, these tips can help.

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Debts that Debt Settlement Can't Solve

Bankrate

Debt settlement is one answer to heavy debt load, but it can't resolve all accounts in arrears.

Debt Management vs. Settlement

Bankrate

There are pros and cons to a firm managing or settling debt; here are some tips to help you choose.


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