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Bankruptcy Isn’t an Option. We are Getting Divorced and Creditors are Calling. – Jennifer

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“Dear Steve, Divorce pending, upside down on house we’ve had for 16 years (don’t qualify for the HART program for re-fi), two credit cards are maxed ($27,000+) and now we’re both paying rent/mortgage since I moved out into a condo. It’s put a huge strain on the finances with additional monthly costs associated with the second house. Something has to ... Read More »

I’m Distraught, Depressed, and Anxious About My Debt. – Janine

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“Dear Steve, I’m a 42 year old professional, recently divorced. I took all the debt, left him all the assets, i.e. collateral, for a 401k distribution as settlement, which I’ve basically been triple taxed on and came out still far down in the hole. Then I got laid off and have been in the process of starting my own company ... Read More »

I Got Divorced and My Credit Card Debt Snowballed. – Hope

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“Dear Steve, I was divorced 2 years ago and was awarded a $5000 credit card balance and a zero balance in my checking/savings accounts. Since I didn’t have enough cash flow to pay off the credit card, I carried this balance (for the first time…I’d paid it off monthly till then). I tried to use only cash to pay for ... Read More »

Divorced, Lived Off Savings and Now Using Cash Advances Off Credit Cards. – Jill

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“Dear Steve, Divorced and lived off of savings. Started a business with savings and credit cards (cc). Looked for jobs and could not find one. Right after divorce, I obtained my masters. Living off of cc now. Have a rental house in another state with a tenant. Had great credit for 15 years. It has dropped 100 points this year. ... Read More »

We Are Getting Divorced After 24 Years and We Have a Lot of Debt. – Sherri

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“Dear Steve, My husband and i are divorcing. we have been married for 24 yrs. we pay all our bills on time. i did accidently pay a credit card late for 2 months in a row. i deducted it out of checkbook but didnt pay online. he is on disability and i am the main provider. we are starting to ... Read More »

I Need Help Fast. They Want to Take Me to Court. – Luke

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“Dear Steve, I’m in my early 30′s., recently divorced, & have no children. I was laid off in February after I moved out west for a job n ’09. All this has depleted all funds My problem is I have maxed out my CCs & am in debt $70k(give or take few grand) & it’s all u secured. Also, I ... Read More »

My Ex-Wife Was Supposed to Pay Her 100K in Student Loans. I Can’t Find Her. – Patrick

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Got married in college…wife and I consolidated student loans through the Devil (Sallie Mae). We got divorced…my name is the primary on the consolidation account. I am buried in excess of $100,000 in student loan debt that my ex-wife and I borrowed in college. When we got divorced she was required to pay her portion in accordance with the divorce ... Read More »

I’m Living Paycheck to Paycheck After a Divorce and Can’t Make a Dent in My Student Loans or Credit Card Debt. – Tonya

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I have just over $20,000 in student loans, $8000 car loan, $700 credit card, I’m working on paying off a charged off credit card of about $3500, and I have a hospital bill of around $1400. I currently make $23712/yr. I’m making minimum or Income Based payments on All of them and now my IBR for my student loan has ... Read More »

I Got Divorced and My Debt Spiraled Out of Control. Should I Go With Fast Track Debt Relief? – Timothy

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I got divorced and my finances spiraled out of control. I’m trying to put my life back together but it’s hard to catch up while paying my current bills along with child support and student loans. I have a lot of debt. Mostly the debt is credit cards and legal fee’s which are already in collections. My credit score fell ... Read More »

I Am a Recently Divorced Woman That Has Been Taken By a Con Man. – Cheryl

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“Dear Steve, I am a 53 yr. old female. Recently divorced. I have no job right now, but after hooking up with a “conman” , I have maxed out my credit cards. I owe just over 18,000 on two. The “conman” has promised to help, however, he has began to cut off communications with me. His credit is in the ... Read More »

Divorced, Single Mom, and Being Sued by Chase. What Should I Do? – Ellen

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I divorced about 5 years ago and moved with my work. I am a single mom. I lost my job 2 years ago, used up all my savings. I also accumulated a lot of credit card debt. I work and make just enough to pay the basics. I am being sued by Chase and know I need to answer in ... Read More »

Divorced, Family Support Payments, Girlfriend, New Baby, and I’m at the End of My Rope. – Paul

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Divorced, family support payments of 2538 a month, girlfriend with new baby, not discharged from bankruptcy. With this big family support payment it has left me in the red every month and I dont know what to do anymore, between rent, truck payment, baby and everything else you need to survive from day to day I dont know where to ... Read More »

I Need Debt Help. Can I Trust You Steve? – Dianne

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“Dear Steve, I am now 60 years old, have worked most of my life, but was primarily self-employed. I was married for 30 years to an abusive man, both physically and mentally and after 5 years am still going through a divorce. I left my husband when my home and all possessions were washed away (literally) by Hurricane Katrina in ... Read More »

I’m 63 Getting Divorced and My Income Has Taken a Nosedive. – Cathie

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i am 63 years old and going through a divorce my income now has taken a nose dive and if i didnt have these debts i could just afford to live but not in the manner i hve been used to..but thats ok as long as i can get these debs taken care of some how what is available to ... Read More »

Is There Anyone That Can Help Me Right Now While I Go After My Ex? – Jill

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My ex-husband and I divorced 2 years ago and in the divorce decree he was ordered to split all of his 401k’s with me (I only got half of one because he and his attorney “hid” his other one) and he was also ordered to list and sell a peice of commonly owned vacation property we had and split the ... Read More »

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