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I Go to Prison and Talk to Bob and Angel Behind Bars About Life, Credit, and Debt

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So life is hard, tough and difficult. Dealing with debt collectors is stressful and often feels like we just can’t deal with yet another collection call or difficulty in life. Hell, there is so much crap we all have to deal with in a standard week that it often feels like the hurdles are too high, the obstacles, too many. ... Read More »

Meet Paul: LendingClub.com Borrower Taking Control of Debt Influenced by His Bipolar Condition

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Since I heard about Lending Club, I have been fascinated with the concept and its potential to allow anybody help others with personal loans that will get them out of debt. I became a lender on Lending Club a couple of months ago and have since chipped into more than 40 loans already. I asked Lending Club if I could ... Read More »

Jannelle is Young, Homeless and Starting Over.

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Jannelle is only 21 but for the past six weeks she has lived at the rescue mission and has had a place to sleep off the streets. In fact today she landed a job at a new restaurant at the local mall. While she previously worked in a management position in Atlanta at a marketing firm, she has struggled with ... Read More »

Meet Virginia. Homeless But Hopeful.

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Virginia was a very nice woman that I met in front of the Rescue Mission. She was nice enough to share her story about being homeless and starting over. She was working but the company went bankrupt and her unemployment ran out and then she found herself homeless. What surprised me the most was the story she told me about ... Read More »

Emily, 14 Years Old and Already Wise About Money and Credit?

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Emily is 14 and the daughter of Hillary who I also interviewed (click here). At 14 Emily is already working and saving her money for something in the purchase. Is it college, riding horses, or another kind of horse, a Mustang? Listen as Emily shares with us what she has learned so far about money and how she plans to ... Read More »

Hillary Talks About Tight Finances and Making Ends Meet

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Hillary confides in us about what life is like living month to month and the stress and lack of sleep she lives with when she is stressed. This is an excellent interview to listen to if you are stressed about money or feel like you are struggling all alone with money troubles. Hillary provides advice from the heart based on ... Read More »

An Interview With Dan Stermer, the Court Appointed Receiver for the Hess Kennedy Debt Settlement Law Firm in Florida – Get Out of Debt Podcast

Here is the latest Get Out of Debt show podcast. Do You Have a Question You Want to Ask? If you have a credit or debt question you’d like to ask call 919-321-2378. Leave your first name and question and I’m happy to help you totally for free. Get Out of Debt Guy – Twitter, G+, Facebook My Interview I ... Read More »

Learn What Encephalitis and Bankruptcy Have in Common, Christie – Get Out of Debt Podcast

Here is the latest Get Out of Debt show podcast. Do You Have a Question You Want to Ask? If you have a credit or debt question you’d like to ask call 919-321-2378. Leave your first name and question and I’m happy to help you totally for free. Get Out of Debt Guy – Twitter, G+, Facebook The Situation Actually ... Read More »

The Secret of Surviving Through Difficult Economic Times. What I Learned On My Journey.

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I’m finally sitting back at my desk, at home, after my week long tour of the Northeast U.S., talking to people about the economy, money, credit, and debt. My travels took me from NC through VA, WV, PA, NY, VT, NH, MA, CT, MD. I traveled through some of the hardest hit counties in the Mid-Atlantic from these difficult economic ... Read More »

I Interview Allie, the Navy Wife in Charlottesville, VA

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Allie and I sat down in Charlottesville, Virginia and since she had been unemployed we talked about looking for a job, how to find a job, the economic opportunities in her area and her opinion about people that have faced or may be facing money troubles and tough times. I was really surprised when she talked about landing jobs and ... Read More »

An Interview With Two Guys Standing Atop a Burning Coal Mine

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Centralia, PA is an interesting place. It is said that map makers and GPS providers want to take it off the maps. Ever since a seam of coal caught fire below ground decades ago, a smoldering coal fire has burned below this town. From a town of 2,000 residents, it is down to about 10, but some houses still remain. ... Read More »

Elizabeth in Wilkes-Barre is Hopeful, Happy and Headed to Law School.

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I’m tired. It’s been a long journey on this tour of talking to people about the economy and how to deal with financial adversity. I tell you this not as an explanation, but as an excuse. You see, I managed to tape this great interview with a very nice girl from Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania tonight, but in my tiredness I forgot ... Read More »

Thomas Fox Chats With Me About You. Listen.

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Thomas Fox, whom you will find on Twitter at @ThomasJFox, is a personal finance expert, counselor, teacher and a fellow person who is passionate about helping people with money troubles. Thom and I met in Springfield, Massachusetts as I was passing through the area on the downhill loop of my tour talking to people about money, the economy, credit and ... Read More »

Jug Rents Me a Harley, Talks About Life, the Economy, and People That File Bankruptcy

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Jug owns an Eagle Rider store in New Hampshire. He spent a few minutes chatting with me today as I picked up a Harley Electra Glide to take a look around New Hampshire to see how the economy was impacting the area. This was the third or fourth area that I’ve seen a lot of roadwork being completed as part ... Read More »

My Interview With the Leaders at the Vermont Country Store

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The Vermont Country Store evokes thoughts of what life was like many years ago even if you are not chronologically entitled to remember back that far. We think back to simpler times when people knew your name, when candy was a penny and when the local general store was the place to go and meet friends and share stories. Those ... Read More »

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