Linda Buerkley is the first person to kick off Beyond Debt Now

This week, Beyond Finance, one of the nation’s leading debt help companies, kicked off a new initiative called “Beyond Debt Now” geared to help all clients. And in the process, it will pay off one client’s debt totaling $56,000.

Beginning in 2023, the company will identify two clients each year to participate in an accelerated payoff. Beyond Finance will cover their existing eligible debt, resulting in immediate relief.

The first recipient of the Beyond Finance campaign is Linda Buerkley of Hudson Falls, New York.

Buerkley, 80, is a mother of two and grandmother of six. After falling victim to a targeted scam, which left her with $56,000 of unsecured debt, she turned to Beyond Finance when the collection calls became overwhelming.

“I hoped to receive help during this difficult time, so I joined Beyond Finance. I trusted they would do what they said they would do. They did more than I ever expected,” said Buerkley. “Not only did they help me with my debt, but they also provided free access to group counseling about my finances and how to [better] manage them once I was out of debt.”

Buerkley is just one of the thousands of elderly Americans nationwide scammed out of their savings each year.

“Unfortunately, Linda’s story is not unlike many other Americans who live on a fixed income. As we have seen many times with our clients, that struggle often takes a toll beyond someone’s finances to their mental health and relationships,” said Beyond Finance Chief Operating Officer Lou Antonelli.

Beyond Finance will not only take on the rest of Linda’s unsecured debt just in time for the holidays but will continue to offer free group counseling sessions with other clients.

“Linda’s story illustrates why we offer and encourage all our clients to participate in our financial therapy sessions,” continued Antonelli. “Debt and financial stress harm more than someone’s bank account; their mental health is at risk. Linda is an active member of our financial stress sessions, so she should be the one to kick off this special journey.”

Selection is based on an anonymized background survey as well was other criteria (e.g., financial management, monthly deposits, group counseling sessions).

“I have no fitting words to explain how grateful I am other than to say, ‘Thank you,’” Buerkley said. “With this gift and the financial therapy, I know I’ll never be in this situation again. I’m forever grateful for Beyond Finance.”

Are you struggling with your debt? Have you been tired of sleepless nights and collection calls? You can get a fast and free assessment to determine if debt consolidation is a route for you. Every time the phone rings, you don’t have to scare you or cause you to hide from your phone. We’ll continue building, reaching, and serving people across the country until then.

Contact our professional staff at Beyond Finance, ready to walk you through your problems and introduce you to a financial solution today.