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I Am a College Student. What Can I Do to Get Out of Debt? – Maisie

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I am a college student, and I am in debt over $1,000 to the bank. I have my own apartment with roomates, I work at Subway, and I am over whelmed with debt as of right now. What can I do to get out of this mess I have created for myself? Maisie This is your chance to be a ... Read More »

I’m a Drowning College Student. Should I Use Money Management International? – Glenn

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Hello, I am a third-year college student who, up until now, has not been good at all with money. In addition to my student loans, I am about $5,000 in credit card debt. Some of it wasn’t my fault–my mom is a single parent and when things beyond my control happen (e.g. a $250 housing deposit for my university, or ... Read More »

I’m Looking for Information on the Obama Program to Cut My Debt in Half. – Chris

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“Dear Steve, I’m trying to figure my way out of a situation and could really use some help – I am a senior in college and manage to just get by every month from two part time jobs and student financial aid from the government. My problem is that over the past five years I’ve had some major expenses that ... Read More »

I Am a College Student. How Bad Is It to Pay My Bills Late? – Zaria

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“Dear Steve, I’m a full time college student, who also works part time. I’m 21 and both of my parents are deceased. Right now I am well over my head in credit card debt (which I used to pay for textbooks and classes) and with my job at the verge of bankruptcy…my hours have been cut and I have not ... Read More »

I’m a College Student, Living on My Own, Don’t Have a Job, and Can’t Make Payments. – Amanda

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“Dear Steve, College student living on my own – going into debt, don’t have a job and can’t make minimum payments. I moved out in August 2008, to go to CMU. I got an apartment, which cost $419/month, plus electric bill. I couldn’t find a job up here, so we had to take out student loans. My mom started to ... Read More »

I’m in College and Getting Sued by CapitalOne. What Do I Do? – John

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“Dear Steve, 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 ... Read More »

I Want to Get My Credit Card Debt Deferred Until I Graduate And Then Pay It Off Slowly. – Alex

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“Dear Steve, Hi, so im a senior as an undergrad in california, i ran my credit card for 4,500 dollars and i also owe money to my organization 2,500 dollars. not including the two medical bills i have each for 100 dollars. I get paid 8 dollars an hour with a job i just started, and ive take 2 unpaid ... Read More »

I Am a College Student With Credit Card Debt. How Do I Hide From the Collectors? – Dora

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“Dear Steve, I am a 23 year old student who not only has debt from college loans and also credit card debt from last year (on 3 credit cards that have all been closed). I ran up a huge amount of debt in a short time and as of now I am unemployed. I am not able to work cause ... Read More »

Where Can I Get a Loan to Pay For Debt Settlements? – Yonaton

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“Dear Steve, I am a college student who has over 10 grand in personal credit card debt and I am getting chased by Barclay Card for a DirectTV Rewards Visa and Chase Bank for an Amazon and Amtrack credit card. This week I got a letter from Chase saying they were going to take me to court over the money ... Read More »

I Am A College Student With Good Credit and Bad Debt. – Matt

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Matt “Dear Steve, I am a college student and currently have 10,000 in credit card debt. I have been able to make the min payments for them but have not made much progress. I am getting married in a year and a half and really dont want to have credit card debt. I applied for a loan to consolidate all ... Read More »

I am a College Student and Owe Bank of America $1,200. – Keith

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Keith “Dear Steve, I am a college student, with bad credit. I have one bank of America credit card that I haven’t used, but it is $1,200 past due because I haven’t made payments. With one more year of college left, I need to know how I can resolve this credit situation. My college loans do not pass 20,000 for ... Read More »

I’m a College Student and Gotten Myself in Very Bad Credit Card Debt. – Meredith

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“Dear Steve, I am a college student and gotten myself in very bad credit card debt. It is so easy to get a card and I have managed to run up a debt close to $10,000. I had three credit cards; I have gotten rid of them, can’t use them, but still owe the debt. How do I get rid ... Read More »

How Do I Get Rid of This Debt? – Meredith

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“Dear Steve, I am a college student and gotten myself in very bad credit card debt. It is so easy to get a card and I have managed to run up a debt close to 10,000. I had three credit cards; I have gotten rid of them, can’t use them, but still owe the debt. How do I get rid ... Read More »

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