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Steve Rhode is the Get Out of Debt Guy and has been helping good people with bad debt problems since 1994. You can learn more about Steve, here.

War of words: Senate candidates debate in Soldotna – Kenai Peninsula Online

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War of words: Senate candidates debate in Soldotna Kenai Peninsula Online, AK - 12 hours ago "As long as we don't face the issue of interest, we're never going to get out of debt . It's absolutely impossible." Bird said constitutional principles need ... Read More »

Still Stormy? – Fort Worth Weekly

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Texas Ballet Theater may be down financially, but it isn’t out artistically. Last weekend’s performances of Mozart’s Requiem and Stormy Weather at Bass Performance Hall showed the group to be in better shape than ever. One of the joys of ... Read More »

How to Avoid Filing for Bankruptcy – WTVF

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By Lisa Smith Filing for bankruptcy is often viewed as a quick and easy way to get out of debt. While it will make some of your debts go away, U.S. residents may find that what you get in return may be more than you bargained for, thanks to legal ... Read More »

How to Avoid Filing for Bankruptcy – Wflxfox29.com

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By Lisa Smith Filing for bankruptcy is often viewed as a quick and easy way to get out of debt. While it will make some of your debts go away, U.S. residents may find that what you get in return may be more than you bargained for, thanks to legal ... Read More »

How To Get Out Of Debt – The Most Effective Debt Relief Strategy

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http://www.edebthelp.com How to get out of debt quickly and effectively. Learn about debt settlement, the pros and cons, and if it is a good debt solution for you. Free consultation 1.888.282.1011. Read More »

Robert Wrote “I Do Not Know Where To Start Other Than I Am in Debt”

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“Dear Steve, I do not know where to start other that I’m in debt. I want to pay all of my credit card debt starting with my lowest and working my way to the last but I can not accomplish this while I’m paying everyone and can not make any headway. Can I just send something to the others and ... Read More »

Bogus and Scam Credit Counseling Groups Become Target Of Florida Legal System

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TALLAHASSEE, FL – Attorney General Bill McCollum today unveiled his office’s latest consumer protection initiative in the form of a coordinated enforcement effort targeting potentially improper tactics in Florida’s debt relief industry. In a statewide initiative, the Attorney General’s Economic Crimes Division has taken legal action against five companies and opened formal investigations into the practices of an additional five ... Read More »

Searching For a Debt Consolidation Loan or Credit Card Counseling Service

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When faced with credit card debt and suddenly looking for a credit card debt payoff it is not unusual for people to search out solutions they feel might be able to provide debt consolidation for bad credit. See if this sounds familiar, you wake up, in the middle of the night, worried about your debt problems. You know that the ... Read More »

The Personal Finance Brain Trust Tackles – Trying to Make Ends Meet But Still In Trouble

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This weeks personal finance brain trust question was one that I received online. My wife and I are both working, paying rent and land payment (have been trying to sell it), 3 kids and other debts and bills we are struggling from pay to pay and never get ahead. We have also borrowed money from family to help, but are ... Read More »

Payday Loans and Cash Advances

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Now that banks have stopped their rampant lending to consumers what should we expect next? Well let’s not be surprised if we see an increase in payday loan or title loan activity. A payday loan is an unsecured, short-term cash advance until your payday. Payday loans are typically hyped with payday lenders saying things like: Personal Cash Advance is the ... Read More »

Despite What They Say This Is Not The End Of Subprime Loans

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Over and over again through print or on the airwaves it is being said that bankers have learned their lesson from the current economic crisis and credit will no longer be extended to people in the subprime market. While we hope that banks have learned their lesson that bad things happen when you lend to people most likely to default, ... Read More »

A 12-Step Plan to Get Out of Debt Fast!

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Debt is a major problem for a lot of people these days. The problem is, even if they know they want to get out of it, they have a hard time figuring out how to start. If you fit this description, this 12-Step program spells it out for you. Now, there isn’t one way to get out of debt, and ... Read More »

I Went Bankrupt. Our Bankruptcy Story About What It Was Like to Go Bankrupt.

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We lived through bankruptcy, we’ve felt the pain, the shame and the embarrassment. We know what it feels like to walk in your shoes to the court house and deal with the emotional aftermath. Sometimes bankruptcy is necessary and the best solution for your situation. You can’t let that knowledge hold you back from what must be done, if bankruptcy ... Read More »

Jennifer Says “We Have Accumulated So Much Debt And Bad Credit. What Do We Do?”

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“Dear Steve, We have accumulated so much debt our credit score is to low to even buy a house. I’ve been looking into different programs to help, unfortunately the charge money I can’t afford either, we have to do this on our own. If a creditor is offering to let you pay over 4 payments and only 55% of what ... Read More »

Samantha Says “My Husband And I Are Young And Don’t Want to File Bankruptcy. What Do We Do?”

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Samantha “Dear Steve, My husband and I are young and when we were first married times were really touch since he was self-employed and didnt always have a check coming in ends were hard to meet. Once I even had to take a personal loan out in order to keep the utilities on. Then we got back on our feet ... Read More »

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