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We’re Behind on Bills and Debt Collectors Are Threatening to Sue Us. – Krisstina

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Krisstina “Dear Steve, We’re behind on bills. My husband had to leave his former job when he worked as a delivery driver for a furniture company and his pay became almost non-existant for a few months until he could find another job. We were good enough to stay afloat for a while we were ahead of our mortgage payments and ... 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 »

What Do You Think Would Be The Best Way to Deal With This Debt? – Harold

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Harold “Dear Steve, I have credit card debt of about $30,000. I was out of work for awhile, I tried the self employment thing for several years but couldn’t get ahead with that. I now have a decent job, the pay is only about $23,000 a year but it is steady and it’s government and five minutes from my house. ... Read More »

Montana Couple Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Debt Settlement Company Morgan Drexen

A Montana company has filed a class action lawsuit against the debt settlement company Morgan Drexen. Morgan Drexen is accused of violating racketeering laws and the Credit Repair Organizations Act. A newspaper article said: Morgan Drexen has “actively conspired’’ to avoid laws that apply to debt settlement companies and has “engaged in the unauthorized practice of law,’’ the complaint said. ... Read More »

I Lived in California and Had a Debt I Did Not Pay. I Now Live in New Jersey. – Monika

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Monika “Dear Steve, I lived in California when I incurred credit card debt of $1300 in 2003. In 2005, I got married and moved to Texas and have been uemployed since then to pursue higher education. In 2009, I moved to New Jersey and started getting mails and phone calls from a collection agency regarding $1300 debt. I ignored them ... Read More »

I’m Going Bankrupt. How Long Until Bank of America Sues Me? – Mary

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“Dear Steve, I have consulted an attorney regarding my overwhelming credit card debt ~ over 80K. I was told to stop using the credit cards for 3 mos before filing Bankruptcy. I have 3 credit cards with B of A, and also have my checking account with them. The attorney told me to move my bank acct, but I’m concerned ... Read More »

Newlyweds With Baby on the Way, Getting Sued for Old Car Repossession. – Mariela

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Mariela “Dear Steve, My husband had his car repossed before we got married because he lost his job about two yrs. ago. The bank now is sueing him for the amount of the car. We are newly weds and parents-to-be therefore he has no money and he owns nothing. The letter is obviously threatening that they can take his wages, ... Read More »

I Got a Court Summons for Credit Card Debt. What Do I Do? – Denise

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Denise “Dear Steve, Have about $50,000.00 of credit card debt. Have received a court summons for credit card debt. How do I reply? Denise” Don’t miss our free Get Out of Debt – “How To” Guide Series on a number of topics, for loads of practical advice, tips, and help to beat back debt. – Click Here The Answer   ... Read More »

I’m Doing Debt Settlement and Getting Sued by Chase Bank. – Darlene

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Darlene “Dear Steve, My husband and I have a judgement against us from Chase for $5200. Our debt settlement company said they would answer the summons for us. The lawyer from Chase said they don’t work with debt settlement. We told them we didn’t have the money to pay (may be losing our home). The next thing we know we ... Read More »

I Panicked and Called a Debt Reduction Company. I’m Afraid I’ve Walked Into a Scam. – Megan

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Megan “Dear Steve, My husband and I currently have around 10-12,000 in credit card debt and medical bills. About 2 years ago, after our 2nd child was born we became unable to make the minimum payments on the credit cards (about 10 different credit cards) and we have also been unable to pay the medical bills from our son’s birth ... Read More »

I Just Got Served For a Credit Card Debt. – George

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“Dear Steve, I just got served for a credit card debt. What can I do after I got served for credit card debt? George” Read More »

I’ve Been Unemployed And Behind on My Discover Card. They Are Suing Me. – Liz

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Liz “Dear Steve, I have been unemployed due to downsizing since June 2008. I fell behind on my Discover card payments, and now they are suing me for $10,000 plus court costs and interest. I can’t make ends meet on my unemployment check, and even that is due to run out in May. I am receiving food stamps and will ... Read More »

I Am in Debt to American Express And Being Sued By AMEX. – Linda

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Linda “Dear Steve, I have been a customer for 13 years. In that time my payments were never late. Dec. 2007, I was late. A customer rep called me and I handled it right away. (Late payment was the result of an unexpected death in immediate family.) As a result the interest rate was raised to the maximum 29%. This ... Read More »

I Owe Navy Federal Credit Union $17,000. – Garr

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Garr “Dear Steve, I owe Navy Federal Credit Union $17,000 the account is charge off but they are take legal act to garnishment or civil suit i am not sure they take a settlement. Garr” Don’t miss our free Get Out of Debt – “How To” Guide Series on a number of topics, for loads of practical advice, tips, and ... Read More »

CACH Letter Says a Sheriff Would Be Sent Shortly. – Douglas

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Douglas “Dear Steve, My mother received a collection letter at her home of which I have not lived for a number of years. The letter stated that a sheriff would be sent shortly to serve a complaint. The collection letter said that they are not a law firm, that they were just trying to collect a debt. The letter says ... Read More »

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