If you’re one of the many Americans seeking a solution to serious debt, chances are you’ve done some research online already. But there are a lot of sources and opinions floating around out there. Some people swear by debt relief because they worked with a legitimate organization to successfully settle their debts; others warn you to stay far away because they became the victims of a scam.
It can get confusing when you see one person talking about how they settled $30,000 in debt for just $10,000—but then you turn around and see someone else talking about how they inadvertently paid thousands to a dishonest company before getting sued by creditors.
How can you protect yourself against potential debt relief scams and get legitimate help with major debt? Look for these five signs before [Read more…]