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I Put My Girlfriend’s Electricity in My Name. She Screwed Me Over.

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Noname “Dear Steve, I helped a girlfriend out with putting the electric in my name at her resisdence. I assumed she paid the bill. When I moved to my residence and established electric service, they attached the past due bill on, In addition attached a bill from 7 years ago from a previous address. In the state of Illinois what ... Read More »

This is Why I Hate 15 Year Mortgages and Think They Are Risky

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Judy “Dear Steve, I have 90,000 in credit card debt, I currently have a 15 yr mortgage which has 11 years left payment 1413.00 per month, I also have a second mortgage at 40,000 paying 485.00 per month with 11 years left my current take home is 3,800 per month. I’m in trouble. I’m receiving help from friends and family ... Read More »

I’m Having a Tough Time Affording My Kia Sportage Payments. – Theresa

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Theresa “Dear Steve, I Bought a car last year a 2005 kia Sportatge for originally I think it was 11 thousand but the car dealership I bought it from was a ford company and they really socked it to me my payments are 211 every 2 weeks for 72 months which made it sound manageable But I still owe 16 ... Read More »

I’m Broke and Living With My Parents. My Credit Card Company Wants Me to Send Them a Letter. What Should I Say? – Noname

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Noname “Dear Steve, Hi, I am currently unemployed and broke living with my parents just barely getting by. I have about $3,000 in credit card debt which is 90 days since last payment. I am actively seeking a job now and called the credit card company and told them about the situation. The credit card firm said that I should ... Read More »

My Mortgage Left Chicago on a Train at 9 AM Going 52 MPH. – Rick

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Rick “Dear Steve, Bought a house for 325k, four years ago on an interest only arm loan of 256K, as well as a second mortgage for balance to avoid PMI (this second seems untraditional as it has a balloon payment of 45k due in 2020). This loan is a non Fanny Mae or Sally Mae loan, so we do not ... Read More »

Staying With My Parents is Shunned in My Community. – Jahmiel

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Jahmiel “Dear Steve, I’m 30 yrs old. I have a full time job paying at least $30,000 a year. With the student consolidated debt of $60,000. my private loan is $20,000 with 9.25% rate. My federal loan is $36,000 with a 3% rate. My credit card payments is currently $1800. I’m sending extra payments. I’m able to pay on my ... Read More »

My Fiancee And an Ex Had a Joint Account at a Furniture Store. This Doesn’t End Well. – Noname

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Noname “Dear Steve, My fiancee and an ex had a joint account at a furniture store. When they split she forgot to remove him from the account and he ran up a 15,000 bill. The company has now put a judgement and garnishment against her for the full amount because they can’t find the guy. Any ideas How do we ... Read More »

My Father Co-Signed for My Car and I’m Going Bankrupt. – Deborah

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Deborah “Dear Steve, I’m single and deep in debt ($25,000), I just lost my job and at this point I’m living off my partime job I had before lay off and 6 weeks severance pay (UI benefits have not kicked it as of yet). I have about $6,000.00 in 401K. I have a mortgage and a car note (new 5 ... Read More »

I’m in the UK. Is There Any Way I Can Get Out of Debt Without Paying a Fortune for Help? – Dean

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Dean “Dear Steve, I have 2 credit cards and 2 loans totalling almost £52000, i am struggling to make my monthly repayments as the interest is crippling, one of my credit cards has recently been handed to a debt recovery agency which has helped a little as the interest on that has now been abolished. but i am still struggling ... Read More »

Will I Ever Be Able to Buy a House After My Bankruptcy and Foreclosure? – Michael

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Michael “Dear Steve, I got a chpt 7 a few years back when I was going through a divorce. Ran into some money problems and got a chpt 13 repayment plan but my house was foreclosed on. I am currently renting a home but would like to save money for a big down payment on a new home. I recently ... Read More »

I Ran From My Husband For Protection But Now I’m in Deep Debt. – Linda

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Linda “Dear Steve, I am recently separated from my husband in 2007, I had to run to another state for protection, and without a job i started charging and charging. So now I have $25,000. in debt and no job. I am 1/2 owner of the condo i am in, but cant take a home equity cuz I am not ... Read More »

It Seems Every Answer is Bankruptcy. What Other Options Do I Have. – Noname

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Noname “Dear Steve, It seems to me that every answer is bankruptcy. I really do not want to give up. We probably have sixty thousand dollars of debt. But I have been able to keep up the payments plus a bit more on every thing each month. Bankruptcy can not be the only answer. I have been reading these emails ... Read More »

I Want to Repay My Debts But I Can’t Stop Using the Credit Cards. – Bonnie

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Bonnie “Dear Steve, I want to deal with the best company for my debt consolidation. I don’t want to deal with money grabbers, or companies that won’t send the payments in on time and every month. I also think maybe I can do this myself in 6 years, but I can’t stop using the cards. Is CCCS the best company ... Read More »

I’m Planning to Divorce My Wife But I Don’t Want to Pay Her Debt. – James

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“Dear Steve, I am stationed in South Carolina and my wife is moving back to California at the end of summer with the kids. We are getting a divorce at some point down the road. My main question is about me being responsible for her debts. We have really maintained seperate debts by keeping things in our own names. I ... Read More »

The Banks Won’t Refinance the Investment Rental Properties I Bought Using Credit Cards. – Kyle

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Kyle “Dear Steve, Quit my job to do real estate investing. Was doing well, but then banks changed lending laws and I couldn’t refinance the houses I had. I bought them using credit cards. I was able to sell one of them, but on top of living on my savings and no income, things depleted quickly. I bought another house ... Read More »

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