How to Spot Scammers in a Debt Support Group

I wish I didn’t have to write this blog post. Unfortunately, this is a reality. You have to remember that there are certain people who join debt support groups with an ulterior motive. They’re not there to fix personal financial bad decision-making habits. They’re not there to solve a problem. What they’re there for is…


Debt Support Group Dos and Don’ts

Just like with everything else in life, there is a right way and a wrong way of doing things. The same applies to support groups. If you’re dealing with personal financial issues that you can’t seem to get out from under, a debt support group can definitely help you. However, such a group can only…


How to Be the Best Debt Support Group Member

If you’re serious about becoming part of the solution in a debt support group instead of being part of the problem, there are certain behaviors you can engage in. This may seem like common sense, but you’d be surprised as to how uncommon common sense is in the typical support group context. Unfortunately, in this…


The Three Worst Things You Can Do in a Debt Support Group

For any kind of interpersonal support group to produce the right benefits, you have to understand that it’s a give-and-take process. You have to give as well as take. You can’t just take and take, and think that the support group will benefit you. It doesn’t work that way. Support groups are essentially organizations that…


The Three Key Advantages of Online Debt Support Groups

I’ve mentioned in the previous blog post that there are serious disadvantages with using online debt support groups. If you’re trying to overcome personal financial habits that drag you deeper into a debt hole, you need to join the right debt support group. You need people who will share with you the resources that you…


Are Online Debt Support Groups Worth Your Time

You’re a very busy person, as most Americans are. Your time is precious. After all, time is money. For every minute that you spend doing something, you’re, by definition, not doing something else. Unfortunately, if that something else that you could be doing might be putting more dollars in your pocket, then you’re actually wasting…


The Hallmarks of an Excellent Bad Debt Support Group

Make no mistake about it. Depending on where you live in the United States, there are many bad debt support groups available. The problem is they’re not all created equal. Some bad debt support groups function more like sales programs than an actual support group. Some function more like a get together of friends, and…


Do You Really Need a Support Group

I know this is a very funny question to ask because this is the type of question an alcoholic asks. Have you ever talked to an alcoholic? Most of the time, they will tell you that they don’t have a problem. And this is what makes addiction a very hard problem to address. It’s very…


How to Find Debt Support Groups in Your Area

If you’re struggling with debt, keep in mind that you are hardly alone. According to recent studies, over 40% of Americans are only one disaster away from bankruptcy. Imagine that. 40% of Americans are in dire financial straits, and they don’t even know it. This, of course, is the classic case of living from paycheck…