The US is the biggest debtor nation in the world. The national deficit is over $16 trillion and what happens to that debt? It gets picked up by other nations who have an interest in the US like There are essentially two kinds of unpaid debt There is what is known as secured debt and a good example of secured debt is your home mortgage loan. With such a home mortgage loan your home is the security which is used against that loan, the bank will simply foreclose on that mortgage and resell your home in order to recover their investment. Sometimes you will obtain a loan but you might use a valuable policy as security against that loan and when you fail to pay your loan the bank will take possession of your policy in order to recover their losses. This is basically how it works when you are dealing with a secured loan. On the other hand an unsecured loan is a loan where you were not required to present security in order to obtain that loan. In that case the creditor can’t normally touch your property unless all negotiations with you failed and that debtor has taken the issue before a legal court and has been given permission by the court to take further action against you and your property. Purchasing bad debt could be turned into a very lucrative investment The reason for this is that we have comprehensive laws in place that govern the way in which the citizens of this country handle their finances. Our lawmakers and our financial experts understand that in order to stimulate our economy we cannot only take but never give but there has to be a healthy balance. This means when you make a loan in order to improve your lifestyle you have an obligation towards your creditor to repay that loan because that is how the economy is stimulated. When people fail to repay the debts which they owe to their creditors, which are often businesses who are depending on the repayment of that loans in order to remain profitable, those businesses are often left with no other choice but to close their doors. When those unpaid debts increase and such a situation is not resolved quickly it can have a devastating impact upon the national economy. Unfortunately unpaid debts are an increasing problem in the US Due to the current state of the economy there are many people who simply are no longer able to deal with the financial pressure which they are encountering. This problem is well understood by National Debt Relief and they are doing all in their ability to accommodate the people who are struggling to make ends meet. Continual financial pressure could become overbearing if it’s not properly dealt with. However a passive approach accomplishes nothing but people have to be proactive, they have to face that debt and do something about it. Remember every long journey begins with that first step and you just have to keep on walking until you reach your destination. Images: ”Caution Sign About The National Debt Ceiling/ Shutterstock.com“ __________________________________________________________________________________ Connect with Tweak Your Biz: Would you like to write for Tweak Your Biz? Tweak Your Biz is an international, business advice community and online publication. Today it is read by over 140,000 business people each month (unique visitors, Google Analytics, December, 2013). See our review of 2013 for more information. An outstanding title can increase tweets, Facebook Likes, and visitor traffic by 50% or more. Generate great titles for your articles and blog posts with the Tweak Your Biz Title Generator.