- Money problems can lead to stress; financial counselors can help
- Some credit counseling companies charge hefty fees, make impossible promises
- Free help is available from nonprofit organizations
This story was originally published on CNN.com in 2008.
(CNN)Marquitia Fell isn't sure how she got to the Web site -- she linked from one site to another to another -- but finally, in black and white, she found the promise she'd been looking for: a promise to make her mortgage problems go away.