Do Debt Settlement Agencies Really Deliver? Global TV's 16x9 Investigates

Posted on October 3rd, 2012

Many debt settlement companies have been advertising that they can reduce the debt you owe - big time! But do they actually deliver? 16x9 investigates the industry and speaks to two men who say they never received what was advertised. 16x9 also turns to Scott Hannah, CEO of the Credit Counselling Society, to shed some light on some of these industry claims and practices and debunk some of their wildest claims.

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Questions to Ask When You Review a Debt Settlement Company

Posted on June 26th, 2012

Q: I contacted a debt settlement company and they claim they can help me settle my debts for a lot less than I owe. My bills are up to date but if I can get out of debt for less than half of what I owe and my creditors will accept this plan, what’s to lose?

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How to Avoid Debt Settlement & Debt Relief Company Scams | Canada

Posted on September 6th, 2011

Q: I keep getting telephone messages from a company that says I can get a 3 month break from paying my credit cards. They also say that I can settle my debts with my creditors and get out of debt sooner. It sounds great, but why would my creditors go along with this?

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Canadian Debt Settlement Bureau Is Not Real | Review

Posted on July 1st, 2011

The Canadian Debt Settlement Bureau Doesn't Really Exist

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Vortex Debt Group is Now Operating as Clear Blue Debt Solutions, Synergy Debt Group & Wav Services Team | clearbluedebt.ca & synergydebt.ca

Posted on June 9th, 2011

Clear Blue Debt Solutions and Synergy Debt Group are the new face of the infamous Vortex Debt Group. The employees, management team, owners and offices are still the same as when Vortex was running in June 2011 - only now they call themselves Wav Services Team.

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What a Reputable Debt Help Organization Looks Like

Posted on May 29th, 2011

If you are looking for help with your debts, you should choose an organization you can trust. We believe that a company or organization that helps people with their debts should meet the following criteria:

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Debt Settlement Companies - Attractive ads sound great. Why not go for it?

Posted on February 22nd, 2011

Q: I keep hearing and seeing ads from companies that claim to be able to settle your debts for a lot less than what you owe. I’m up to date on my bills but if I can get out of debt for less than half of what I owe and my creditors will accept this plan, what’s to lose?

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Debt Settlement Companies: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Posted on October 21st, 2010

Q: I heard an ad for a company. They said that they can settle my debt for much less than what I owe and I can get out of debt faster. When I called them, they also said that after I’m done, I can easily rebuild my credit rating. I’m considering going ahead with this but it just sounds too good to be true; is it?

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What Debt Settlement Companies Don’t Tell You

Posted on October 21st, 2010

Last week we heard an American debt settlement company advertise on a Canadian radio station. In their radio ads, this company said it could help people who are struggling with debt, but they never mentioned the name of their company. We thought this was strange, so I gave them a call to find out who they are and how they are offering to help people. Here is what Sandy, their representative, said they could do for me:

What they told me

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