Podcast Program Helps Consumers Learn Rules

Bills.com, a personal finance website, has launched a new podcast program to help consumers navigate a wide variety of finance related topics.

The podcast content will cover budgeting tips, debt management strategies, mortgage help, insurance trends and other related issues.

All episodes are available at no charge, Bills.com said.

"The podcast is a great resource for visitors to the Bills.com site," said Brad Stroh, co-founder and co-CEO of the company, in a news release.

Citing unprecedented levels of consumer debt, record mortgage foreclosure rates and continued cost of living increases, Mr. Stroh is confident that the program will empower consumers to make the best possible decisions for their finances.

"Personal finance issues, including credit and debt, often can be complex and confusing," he said. "Using the audio medium, our goal is to make understanding these topics a little bit easier."

Each episode ranges from seven to 10 minutes in length and includes tips, consumer testimonials and interviews with industry experts. An RSS feed will allow visitors to subscribe to the show's syndicated content or incorporate it into third-party websites.

"As with all content at Bills.com, this completely free resource offers a great way for people to learn how to navigate through the complex world of personal finance," Mr. Stroh said.

Bills.com is a free, one-stop portal where consumers can educate themselves about personal finance issues and comparison shop for products and services including credit cards, debt relief assistance, insurance, mortgages and other loans. As the online portal to Freedom Financial Network, the company has served more than 40,000 customers nationwide since 2002 while managing more than $1 billion in consumer debt.

Entrepreneur magazine has ranked Bills.com as the third fastest growing company on its Hot 100 list for 2008. Co-founders Mr. Stroh Andrew Housser and have been named to the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal's "40 under 40" list for 2008 as well. (c) 2008 Mortgage Servicing News and SourceMedia, Inc. All Rights Reserved. http://www.mortgageservicingnews.com/ http://www.sourcemedia.com/