Full time college student with debt from credit cards and past balance for a college in California.
I’m a 21 year old college student (about a year left of school) My student loans are all deferred until I graduate, but I have two credit cards and a balance from a college I used to attend in California. The total that I owe is about $3500 and all three of the creditors have collection agencies and attorneys harrassing me. I was served by capitolone and told that they are filing a judgement against me.
I attend the Culinary Inst. of America full time, so I am unable to work enough to pay these debts. I pretty much just make enough money to live on and my mom pays most of the misc. college expenses to help me. I would like to try and settle these debts but don’t know where to start. Might you be able to offer advice?
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Where do you start; with income. Until you get out of school it does not sound like you can make much, if any, money to begin to resolve these debts.
I’d just wait till you graduate, get a job, and start earning some money before you do anything. Otherwise, what’s the conversation going to be?
“Hi Capital One, it’s me John. I just wanted to call you and tell you I don’t have any money.”
Save the time and bake me a batch of snickerdoodles.
If they are going to sue you, they win. Like I said, it can all be dealt with latter.