Debt Settlement Companies: The Still and Ever Present Danger

couple looking worried over debt - debt settlement
couple looking worried over debt - debt settlement

Debt settlement companies can be very useful tools when it comes to reining in an out-of-control debt spiral. Unfortunately, a number of individuals, some criminal and unethical, others just inept and inefficient, have set up companies that end up making a consumer's debt problems worse rather than better. In this series, WalletPop takes a look at the debt settlement industry, explaining how it works and talking to some of its players. This is the fourth and final installment in our debt settlement series.