When it comes to dealing with debt and clearing your credit, what you don't know really can hurt you.
If you're facing a massive amount of credit card debt and you're having difficulty paying even the minimum due, you do have options.
A Kansas couple, ages 57 and 68, had $120k worth of credit-card bills. Despite his illness, they did the honorable thing.
Overwhelmed by the enormity of your debt? The right credit counseling agency can help at little or no cost.
When it comes to maintaining your score, diligence pays off -- because lots of people are looking.
The right debt-relief agency can really make a difference. The wrong one will destroy your peace of mind and your credit.
Starting this week, debt settlement and other for-profit debt relief companies will have to start toeing the line.
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