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How To Rapidly Pay Off Student Loans And Reduce Payments

On this episode, student loan terminator Jan Miller joins Jim to discuss a wide variety of topics related to student loans. How to substantially reduce student loan payments and even qualify for student loan forgiveness. How to lock in your student loan interest rates, and even how to rehabilitate a loan that is in default. Practical ideas and solutions for anyone with a student loan debt (even co-signers). Read more →


By Robert G. Yetman, Jr. Editor At Large Abby Lee Miller, the oft-tyrannical dance coach from the popular reality show Dance Moms, is finding herself on the receiving end of some harsh treatment this week – she’s been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on 20 counts of various charges related to bankruptcy fraud. Miller is accused of concealing more than $750,000 from the bankruptcy court, inside of secret accounts set up specifically for that purpose. The alleged source of the money is income earned in years 2012 and 2013 from shows, dance sessions, and merchandise related to... Read more →


By Robert G. Yetman, Jr. Editor At Large What you likely don’t consider is the possibility of your kids or grandkids becoming victims of ID theft. Why would they? They don’t really own anything, and they certainly don’t own the kinds of financial tools and assets…like credit cards and bank accounts…that are ripe for capture by nefarious people. Given that, you might be surprised to learn that children are over 50 times likelier to become victims of ID theft than adults, according to a Carnegie Mellon study. What makes kids such big targets for identity thieves is that they do... Read more →


Student Loan Forgiveness, Payment Reduction, And More, With Jan Miller

Student loan expert Jan Miller joins Jim for a powerful discussion of strategies for dealing with student loans. How to consolidate, refinance, and even how to get total forgiveness through a speical Obama program. What to do if your loan is in default, and can student loans be discharged in bankruptcy. Read more →


Robert G. Yetman, Jr. Editor At Large Credit monitoring and identity theft services are very popular, but the significant amount of marketing that goes into promoting them tends to give customers a false sense of security. Experts in the field roundly dismiss the utility of credit monitoring as a means by which to protect oneself from identity thieves with any real vigor, but the services remain exceedingly popular. This is not to say they are devoid of any value, but the problem is that because they lack the aforementioned vigor in protecting someone from having his credit breached by an... Read more →


With the many protections in place today for cardholders, most people today don't worry all that much about a credit card falling into the wrong hands. The reality is, however, that being the victim of a credit card theft can represent much more than just an inconvenience. 7 Ways To Protect Yourself 1. Understand The Law - Never Share Your PIN Federal law limits your loss on a stolen credit card to a maximum of $50. Things get much more murky on debit cards, however. If you don't report the loss of a debit card within two business days you... Read more →


Will Bitcoin Soar Again After A Greek Financial Meltdown?

On this episode Jim discusses the upcoming expected financial collapse of Greece. What does it mean for Europe and even to our own financial markets? Will a Greek collapse return Bitcoin to its previous historical highs? Is Greece a preview of what may happen here in the U.S. if we don't take control of our exploding national debt? Jim says that now may be the time to consider leasing an electric car, and the future of Christian publishing after the bankruptcy of Christian Family Bookstore. Read more →


Grassy Knoll Shooter Confesses To JFK Conspiracy

On this episode Jim discusses the claim made by convicted felon James Files that he was the grassy knoll shooter in the JFK assassination plot. Real estate heir Robert Durst arrested for murder. Is the Fed poised to raise interest rates? The U.S. is about to hit the debt limit again. Yahoo's new password system, and YouTube makes available 360 degree videos. Read more →


There is one topic that this blog can always rely on for a huge response from readers: Credit Repair. Major reforms have just taken place in the world of credit scoring, and it is about time. Let me make clear that all of this was the result of a settlement between the credit bureaus and regulators, chief among them the state of New York. Also brewing was federal legislation that would have contained some of the most sweeping reforms since the Fair Credit Reporting Act (1970). This was not (as it might appear to be) a purely magnanimous move on... Read more →


What To Do When You Can't Pay Your Bills It may be one of life's scariest moments. You realize that there are significantly more bills than you have money to pay them with. It might be the result of overspending for months or even years, on the other hand it could simply be the loss of a job and no emergency savings to fall back on. We don't seem to have much to offer people in such predicaments within the Christian community. Consider it tantamount to offering an exercise program or a cholesterol pill to someone having a heart attack.... Read more →


It may be one of life's scariest moments. You realize that there are significantly more bills than you have money to pay them with. It might be the result of overspending for months or even years, on the other hand it could simply be the loss of a job and no emergency savings to fall back on. The Next Six Week Christian Budget Workshop Is No Answer We don't seem to have much to offer people in such predicaments within the Christian community. Consider it tantamount to offering an exercise program or a cholesterol pill to someone having a heart... Read more →


How To Get Student Loan Forgiveness

Student loan expert Jan Miller joins Jim Paris for a discussion on student loan forgiveness, student loan refinancing, student loan consolidation, and resolving a student loan default. If you have a student loan you don't want to miss this episode. Numerous strategies on how to lower payments and much more. Read more →


*** A great resource that I highly recommend is an online service that you can use to find out who is actually calling you - Click Here To Do A Reverse Phone Number Search. I received a call last night from an elderly relative that was very distraught. In fact, they were crying on the phone as they tried to explain to me their predicament. They received a call late yesterday afternoon from an individual claiming to be a representative of a debt mediation service. My relative was told that they owed nearly $9,000 on an old credit card bill.... Read more →


A Tampa couple received a judgment of more than $1 million dollars against Bank Of America for “patterns of outrageous, abusive and harassing conduct.” The couple received more than 700 phone calls in four years after they became late on their mortgage in 2009. Even after sending multiple letters asking the bank to stop calling them, the calls continued. Each phone call was worth $1,500, bringing this all to a judgment of more than $1 million dollars! Stop debt collection phone calls with this simple letter - Cease Communication Debt Collection Calls. If they don't stop calling you after you... Read more →