Legal Services

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

Identity Theft Protection Companies

such as LifeLock, ProtectMyID, TrustedID and more

Credit Card Companies

such as Chase Credit Cards, Netspend, Capital One and more

Tax Services

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

Debt Consolidation Companies

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

Debt Collection Agencies

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

Annuity Companies

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

Banks & Credit Unions

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

Mortgage Companies

such as Nationstar Mortgage, Quicken Loans, Bank of America Mortgages and more

Investment Companies

such as Dean Graziosi, Armando Montelongo Seminars, Federal Financial Group and more

Loan Companies

such as GE Capital (formerly GE Money Bank), BlueHippo Funding, Santander Consumer USA and more

Payday & Title Loan Companies

such as Speedy Cash, TitleMax, CashNetUSA and more

Student Loans

such as Sallie Mae, Navient, ACS and more

Harp Loan and Loan Modification Companies

such as Carrington Mortgage Services, Select Portfolio Servicing, CDA Law Center and more

Online Billing

such as HouseCall Pro, QuickBooks Online Simple Start, FreshBooks 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, J.G. Wentworth Structured Settlements, Peachtree Financial Solutions and more

Personal Loans

such as OneMain Financial, Springleaf Financial formerly American General Finance, LoanMe and more

Investment Banks

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

Prepaid Debit Cards

such as Green Dot Prepaid Cards, Walmart MoneyCard, AccountNow Prepaid Card and more

Auto Loan Companies

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

Credit Repair Companies

such as Lexington Law, Ovation Credit Services, The Credit Pros and more

Student Loan Consolidation Companies

such as Student Loan Hero, Credible, Refinally and more

Online Brokers

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

Semi and Commercial Truck Financing Companies

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

Mutual Fund Companies

such as Fisher Investments, J.P. Morgan, Merrill Edge Mutual Funds 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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