Straight Talk
POSTED BY Ask Dr. Debt
22 June 2017


U.S. military personnel have special privileges under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) concerning their debt. Basically the SCRA allows certain active military personnel and, in a few cases, nonservice members, to suspend or postpone certain civil obligations in order to focus attention on defending the United States without worrying about financial concerns at home.

POSTED BY Ask Dr. Debt
2 June 2017

Collection Practices

Even though many companies claim to be able to eliminate your debt, the reality is that these offers often lead to consumers facing more financial hardship, destroyed credit ratings and even legal trouble. That’s why it’s so important for you to be aware of debt elimination scams so you can avoid becoming a victim.

POSTED BY Ask Dr. Debt
9 May 2017

Credit Counselors

Debt collectors and consumers have a similar agenda – resolve a legitimately owed debt or clear up any misunderstanding if the wrong person has been contacted. By working together issues can be resolved quickly and efficiently.

POSTED BY Ask Dr. Debt
9 April 2017

Student Loans

Whether you are graduating or just taking a break from college, these tips will help you stay on top of your student loans. That means avoiding fees and extra interest costs, keeping your payments affordable, and protecting your credit rating.

POSTED BY Ask Dr. Debt
15 March 2017

Financial Planning

The burden of debt doesn’t have to last forever. Now is the time to learn from the past and generate a sensible, workable plan that will deal with your current debt and help prevent you from being in this situation in the future. Take a deep breath. Roll up your sleeves. And let’s get to work on your debt solution.

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