The Facts about Unsecured Debt

Unsecured debt refers to those debts without collateral or security for payment. This means that when you default on the loan, no property or any other form of security will answer for the payment of the loan. As such, creditors assume more risk in providing unsecured loans. However, despite these risks, it still remains a fact that creditors are more than willing to bear the risks, allowing the majority of the population to incur this type of debt in one form or another. Why? Read on and know more. Read the rest of this entry »

Things to Remember Before Opting for Debt Settlement

Guest post by Jack Reed

Is your financial condition truly critical? Are you desperately looking for a way out of the debtor’s prison? If yes, then debt settlement may be the right solution for you. So what exactly is debt settlement and how can it save your neck? Read the rest of this entry »

Quick Guide to Debt Consolidation Programs

Debt consolidation programs are everywhere: online, in your mail, in your periodicals, and who knows where else. What do these programs do exactly and do they work? Read on to find the answer to this question. Read the rest of this entry »

Debt Arbitration – Use a Third Party to Mediate

Debt arbitration is a dispute resolution remedy that may be available to both debtors and creditors alike.  The process involves a neutral third party who would mediate between the parties in order to come up with a solution acceptable to both. Read the rest of this entry »

Debt Negotiation Services – The Key Component of a Debt Settlement Program

Debt negotiation services are usually offered by debt negotiation companies as part and parcel of their debt settlement program. These services come with a price, since the company will represent the debtor at the negotiation table to obtain a much better and more affordable deal. Read the rest of this entry »

Unsecured Debt Settlement – The Only Kind of Debt You Can Settle

If you are wondering why unsecured debt is the only kind of debt that can be settled, it should be remembered that when it comes to secured debts, creditors will be hard pressed to settle. Why? Because they have the option to charge the money owed against the security you put up, which is usually in the form of property or some other non-liquid asset. On the contrary, the creditor’s recourse is limited when it comes to debts without security, making unsecured debt settlement a viable option. Read the rest of this entry »

Debt Management Software – What to Look Out For

Managing one’s finances is not exactly a walk in the park, more so if you are juggling various debts and simultaneous or successive payment dues with a limited income. For most debt-laden individuals, planning out a budget with all the payables looming is a big challenge, because it can be difficult to prioritize what to pay first. As a result, some debts are left unpaid and continue to grow out of proportion. If you are in the same situation, good debt management software may be a necessary investment for you. Read the rest of this entry »

It Takes a Lot of Work to Become Debt Free

It is a fact that there are countless methods claiming to provide the formula to become debt free. Some of these methods include debt settlement programs, debt consolidation and debt counseling. However, it is also undeniable that all of these methods take time and require work and effort from the debtor as well. Moreover, the solutions are only temporary and deal only with existing debt. These solutions do not guarantee that the debtor will remain free of debt for a long period. Read the rest of this entry »

Student Loan Debt – A True Burden for People Starting Their Careers

Finding a good paying job is even more crucial for new college graduates who have to juggle between paying their student loan debt and credit card charges. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, an approximate 50% of fresh college graduates owe some form of student loans with an average amount of $27,800. Read the rest of this entry »

Is it Possible to Negotiate Credit Card Debt?

Are you too deep in debt that you can barely afford your minimum payments? You can’t just ignore the situation and hope that things get better because they won’t. You need to actually do something to mitigate your financial quandary. Take action and find ways and means to get out of debt. One way to do it is to negotiate credit card debt. Read the rest of this entry »