Debt relief

Student Loan Debt Relief Companies Agree to Settle FTC Charges They Falsely Promised to Lower or Eliminate Consumers’ Student Loans

Monday, March 30, 2020 - 10:01pm

Three California-based student loan debt relief companies and their owner have agreed to be permanently banned from the debt relief business in order to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that they falsely promised to lower or eliminate consumers student loans in return for an illegal upfront fee.

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  • Three California-based student loan debt relief companies and their owner have agreed to be permanently banned from the debt relief business in order to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that they falsely promised to lower or eliminate consumers student loans in return for an illegal upfront fee.
  • The FTC also alleged that the companies and their owner, Adam Owens, failed to disclose that they paid consumers for positive Better Business Bureau (BBB) reviews.
  • These companies promised people that they could get their student loans forgiven, which was more than they could deliver, said Andrew Smith, Director of the FTCs Bureau of Consumer Protection.
  • To learn what relief you might be able to get to repay your federal student loans, go to StudentAid.gov/repay.

Student Loan Debt Relief Companies Agree to Settle FTC Charges They Falsely Promised to Lower or Eliminate Consumers’ Student Loans

Monday, March 30, 2020 - 10:00pm

Three California-based student loan debt relief companies and their owner have agreed to be permanently banned from the debt relief business in order to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that they falsely promised to lower or eliminate consumers student loans in return for an illegal upfront fee.

Key Points: 
  • Three California-based student loan debt relief companies and their owner have agreed to be permanently banned from the debt relief business in order to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that they falsely promised to lower or eliminate consumers student loans in return for an illegal upfront fee.
  • The FTC also alleged that the companies and their owner, Adam Owens, failed to disclose that they paid consumers for positive Better Business Bureau (BBB) reviews.
  • These companies promised people that they could get their student loans forgiven, which was more than they could deliver, said Andrew Smith, Director of the FTCs Bureau of Consumer Protection.
  • To learn what relief you might be able to get to repay your federal student loans, go to StudentAid.gov/repay.

Secondary Battery Recycling Market 2019-2023 | Self-sustainability Of Battery to Boost Growth | Technavio

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 10:00pm

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  • Our secondary battery recycling market report covers the following areas:
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  • We provide a detailed analysis of around 25 vendors operating in the Secondary Battery Recycling Market, including some of the vendors such as Battery Solutions, Call2Recycle, Exide Technologies, Gravita India and Johnson Controls.
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FTC Returns More than $3.1 Million to Victims of Student Loan Debt Relief and Credit Repair Scheme

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 10:01pm

The Federal Trade Commission is mailing checks totaling more than $3.1 million to consumers who were victims of a student loan debt relief and credit repair scheme.

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  • The Federal Trade Commission is mailing checks totaling more than $3.1 million to consumers who were victims of a student loan debt relief and credit repair scheme.
  • Strategic Student Solutions (also doing business under other names) and its owner, Dave Green, settled FTC allegations that they charged consumers illegal upfront fees and falsely promised to reduce their student loan debt or monthly payments by enrolling them in student loan forgiveness or other programs.
  • The FTC also alleged that the defendants falsely promised to apply monthly payments to consumers student loans and to improve their credit scores and histories.
  • In 2019, FTC actions led to more than $232 million in refunds to consumers across the country.

FTC Returns More than $3.1 Million to Victims of Student Loan Debt Relief and Credit Repair Scheme

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 10:01pm

The Federal Trade Commission is mailing checks totaling more than $3.1 million to consumers who were victims of a student loan debt relief and credit repair scheme.

Key Points: 
  • The Federal Trade Commission is mailing checks totaling more than $3.1 million to consumers who were victims of a student loan debt relief and credit repair scheme.
  • Strategic Student Solutions (also doing business under other names) and its owner, Dave Green, settled FTC allegations that they charged consumers illegal upfront fees and falsely promised to reduce their student loan debt or monthly payments by enrolling them in student loan forgiveness or other programs.
  • The FTC also alleged that the defendants falsely promised to apply monthly payments to consumers student loans and to improve their credit scores and histories.
  • In 2019, FTC actions led to more than $232 million in refunds to consumers across the country.

Three Defendants in Student Debt Relief Scheme Banned from Selling Debt Relief and Telemarketing

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 10:00pm

Three defendants in a student loan debt relief scheme have been banned from telemarketing and selling debt relief, and ordered to pay millions in resolution of Federal Trade Commission allegations that they deceived consumers by promising to reduce or eliminate consumers student loan debt.

Key Points: 
  • Three defendants in a student loan debt relief scheme have been banned from telemarketing and selling debt relief, and ordered to pay millions in resolution of Federal Trade Commission allegations that they deceived consumers by promising to reduce or eliminate consumers student loan debt.
  • The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California found that Brian Colombana, Impetus Enterprise, Inc., and Fig Tree & Co., LLC deceptively marketed student loan debt relief services to consumers and tricked them into paying illegal upfront fees by promising to reduce or eliminate their student loan debt, and then failed to deliver the promised debt relief.
  • The court also found that Colombana participated in the defendants illegal practices and knew or should have known of their misrepresentations to consumers.
  • All three defendants are now permanently bannedfrom selling debt relief products and services and telemarketing.

Three Defendants in Student Debt Relief Scheme Banned from Selling Debt Relief and Telemarketing

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 10:00pm

Three defendants in a student loan debt relief scheme have been banned from telemarketing and selling debt relief, and ordered to pay millions in resolution of Federal Trade Commission allegations that they deceived consumers by promising to reduce or eliminate consumers student loan debt.

Key Points: 
  • Three defendants in a student loan debt relief scheme have been banned from telemarketing and selling debt relief, and ordered to pay millions in resolution of Federal Trade Commission allegations that they deceived consumers by promising to reduce or eliminate consumers student loan debt.
  • The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California found that Brian Colombana, Impetus Enterprise, Inc., and Fig Tree & Co., LLC deceptively marketed student loan debt relief services to consumers and tricked them into paying illegal upfront fees by promising to reduce or eliminate their student loan debt, and then failed to deliver the promised debt relief.
  • The court also found that Colombana participated in the defendants illegal practices and knew or should have known of their misrepresentations to consumers.
  • All three defendants are now permanently bannedfrom selling debt relief products and services and telemarketing.

Strategic Financial Solutions Makes 20 More Dreams Come True Through its Strategic Dreams Program

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

NEW YORK, March 3, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Strategic Financial Solutions, a leading financial services firm that provides debt relief solutions for people in challenging financial situations, granted 20 Dreams through its Strategic Dreams program at its 1st Quarter Town Hall.

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  • NEW YORK, March 3, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Strategic Financial Solutions, a leading financial services firm that provides debt relief solutions for people in challenging financial situations, granted 20 Dreams through its Strategic Dreams program at its 1st Quarter Town Hall.
  • Strategic Dreams, which started six years ago, is an initiative designed to give back to Strategic's employee-owners and help them to make their dreams come true.
  • This will change our lives and I am forever indebted to Strategic Financial Solutions.
  • Strategic Financial Solutions is a leading financial services company that provides comprehensive debt relief solutions for people in difficult financial situations.

WESLEY FINANCIAL GROUP WRAPS UP RECORD-SETTING YEAR IN 2019

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 4:00pm

Wesley Financial Group exists to help those who were wronged and we are proud of our work and the incredible debt relief weve been able to provide.

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  • Wesley Financial Group exists to help those who were wronged and we are proud of our work and the incredible debt relief weve been able to provide.
  • WFG successfully cancelled 3,390 timeshares in 2019, resulting in nearly $50 million in mortgage debt relief for its clients.
  • Angel delivered on everything that the Wesley Financial Group promised in its commercials.
  • Mike Alday WESLEY FINANCIAL GROUP 615-791-1535 ext.

Freedom Debt Relief Outlines 5 Steps to Make Financial Resolution to Pay Down Debt a Reality

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 6:00pm

Last year, 38% of people said they resolved to pay down debt, while 37% resolved to save more .

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  • Last year, 38% of people said they resolved to pay down debt, while 37% resolved to save more .
  • To make good on a resolution to pay off debt, the company suggests starting with these steps:
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  • Co-founded by Andrew Housser and Brad Stroh, Freedom Debt Relief part of Freedom Financial Network, LLC, a family of companies providing innovative solutions that empower people to live healthier financial lives.
  • Headquartered in San Mateo, California, Freedom Debt Relief also operates an office in Tempe, Arizona, and employs more than 2,400.