Debt Settlement Research & Analysis
- A Roll of the Dice: Debt Settlement Still a Risky Strategy for Debt-Burdened Households
November 19, 2013
Debt settlement programs too often are not the solution they are marketed to be, according to this new CRL research.
- Debt Settlement Firms Adopt "Attorney Model" to Evade State and Federal Rules
November 7, 2013
This paper discusses debt settlement firms’ increased use of affiliations with legal firms to circumvent state and federal restrictions on upfront fees and other unfair and deceptive practices.
- Debt Settlement Comments to the FTC
July 2, 2010
The Comments of Michael Calhoun, President, of the Center for Responsible Lending to the Federal Trade Commission regarding the Notice of Proposed Rule-Making: Telemarketing Sales Rule Debt Relief Amendments Matter No. R4110011.
- The Debt Settlement Industry
June 29, 2010
The Basics of Debt Settlement and why it does more harm than good.