Debt Settlement Research & Analysis
- A Roll of the Dice: Debt Settlement Still a Risky Strategy for Debt-Burdened Households
Published: Nov 19 2013 Issue: Debt Settlement
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
Published: Nov 7 2013 Issue: Debt Settlement
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
Published: Jul 2 2010 Issue: Debt Settlement
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...
- The Debt Settlement Industry
Published: Jun 29 2010 Issue: Debt Settlement
The Basics of Debt Settlement and why it does more harm than good.