Legal Services

such as LegalShield (formerly Pre-Paid Legal Services, Inc.), Rocket Lawyer, LegalZoom and more

Identity Theft Protection Companies

such as LifeLock, Identity Guard, ProtectMyID and more

Credit Card Companies

such as Chase Credit Cards, Netspend, RushCard and more

Tax Services

such as H&R Block, Intuit - TurboTax, Jackson Hewitt and more

Debt Consolidation Companies

such as National Debt Relief, Freedom Debt Relief, Cambridge Credit Counseling Corp. and more

Debt Collection Agencies

such as Afni, ABC Financial Services, IC System and more

Annuity Companies

such as Allianz Life Annuities, AIG Annuities, Fidelity Annuities and more

Banks and Credit Unions

such as Bank of America, Chase Bank, Wells Fargo and more

Mortgage Lenders

such as Mr. Cooper, Quicken Loans, Ditech Financial and more

Investment Companies

such as Dean Graziosi, Marko Rubel, Armando Montelongo Seminars and more

Loan Companies

such as GE Capital (formerly GE Money Bank), Santander Consumer USA, Credit Acceptance Corp and more

Payday and Title Loan Companies

such as Check Into Cash, CashNetUSA, TitleMax and more

Student Loans

such as Sallie Mae, Navient, Conduent Education Services and more

Harp Loan and Loan Modification Companies

such as Carrington Mortgage Services, Select Portfolio Servicing, Greenlight Loans and more

Online Invoicing Software

such as HouseCall Pro, QuickBooks Online Simple Start, and more

Expense Management Software

such as The Neat Company, Insperity ExpensAble, SutiExpense and more

Online Financial Advisors

such as Merrill-Lynch, Ameritrade, Edward Jones and more

Structured Settlement

such as Fairfield Funding, Rapid Capital Funding, J.G. Wentworth Structured Settlements and more

Personal Loans

such as OneMain Financial, Best Egg, CashCall and more

Investment Banks

such as Raymond James, William Blair, Lazard Middle Market and more

Prepaid Debit Cards

such as Walmart MoneyCard, Green Dot Prepaid Cards, Vanilla Prepaid Cards and more

Auto Loan Companies

such as Chase Auto, Toyota Financial Services, GM Financial and more

Credit Repair Companies

such as Lexington Law, Ovation Credit Services, Sky Blue Credit Repair and more

Student Loan Consolidation Companies

such as SoFi, EduLoan Docs, Student Loan Hero and more

Online Brokers

such as TD Bank and TD Banknorth, Fidelity Investments, e*Trade and more

Semi and Commercial Truck Financing Companies

such as LRM Leasing, Capital Solutions, OTR Leasing and more

Mutual Fund Companies

such as T. Rowe Price, Merrill Edge Mutual Funds, Fisher Investments and more

Bill Negotiation Services

such as BILLSHARK, Rising, BillCutterz and more

Solar Financing Companies

such as Renew Financial, Sunlight Financial, VERT Solar Finance and more

Bitcoin IRA Companies

such as Noble Bitcoin, BitIRA, BitcoinIRA and more

Remember George Bailey and his small-town savings and loan in "It's a Wonderful Life?"  Remember it well, because you're not likely to find it outside the movies.  George Bailey doesn't live there anymore.

The world of personal finance has gotten a lot tougher, with such horrors as universal default, predatory lending, "creative" mortgages and sky-high credit card interest rates. It's a dangerous neighborhood, and caution is required.

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