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Living With In-Laws, Deep in Debt, Husband in Denial, Marriage on the Rocks, and I Need Debt Relief! – Sharla

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My husband and I both have federal student loan debts (US Dept of Ed and Sallie Mae). We have already each consolidated and are on 20 year repayment terms. He used credit card in college so we had $8000 credit card debt when we began our marriage. We were able to make payments, but have never paid it totally off. ... Read More »

    My Husband Sees Our Debt as My Problem. – Sue

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    “Dear Steve, I’ve been married to my husband 17 yrs. 2 mths. We have always pooled our paychecks, I’ve handled our finances, and I’ve paid our bills from a joint checking account. We live very modestly and purchased an old farmhouse with 10 acres and buildings. After buying our home 11 years ago (we currently owe $38,000 on a home ... Read More »

      With Debt, Do Us Part?

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      In searching for material for my next video project, I stumbled across a video that literally, made me do a triple take. A YouTube user preaching to viewers ways to save and budget money. Some of his advice had merit but there was one part that made me question out loud: “Did he REALLY just say that?” Rewind. Really??? Rewind. ... Read More »

        Marriage and Money: How to Talk to Your New Spouse About Finances

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        So you’re engaged. Or thinking about it. If you’re really serious about spending the rest of your life with another person, it’s time to get some of the tougher issues out in the open. Somewhere near the top of your list should be MONEY. Conflicts about money issues can stop a relationship before it has a chance to be successful. ... Read More »

          Managing Your Money: Options for Same-Sex Couples

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          Congratulations! You’ve met the man or woman of your dreams and have moved in together or are planning the big move. You’re probably in the “ain’t love grand” stage, and we’d prefer not to burst your bubble. But how about a dose of realism, especially about money? When you live with someone, you and your partner must make decisions about ... Read More »

            David Writes In “I Have No More to Give”

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            David wrote me through the GetOutOfDebt.org site to ask his question below. You can too! “Dear Steve, I have about $20,000 in credit card debt. 4 cards that I’ve transferred balances to, each with a rate of 2.99 to 3.99% interest for life of the loan. Each monthly minimum is about $110.00. I have no more to give, and we ... Read More »

              I Don’t Want to Get Married With Debt. – Brandi

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              Brandi “Dear Steve, My Fiance and I are currently about 12,000 dollars in debt not including are student loans that are currently in deferment his deferment ends soon (he graduates next month) his school cost about 40,000 dollars I’m just starting school so my loans and schooling will be deferred for a while Most of the Debt includes Credit cards ... Read More »

                How Can I Help My Husband Realize That We Need to Save Money? – Valerie

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                “Dear Steve, My fiancee and I are getting married in a few days. We have a newborn on the way and are struggling to save up any money to buy furniture for this baby. We both have jobs and will both be keeping them throughout the marriage. However, going into this marriage he doesn’t save any money. He also has ... Read More »

                  I Just Bought a House And My Soon to Be Husband is Going to File Bankruptcy. – R

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                  “Dear Steve, I just bought a house, in my name only and will be getting married next month. He is planning on filing bankruptcy due to his ex foreclosing on a house that was in both names. When he does this, will it effect my loans? Can they come after my assets, that I had before getting married? R” Don’t ... Read More »

                    http://twitpic.com/qksnc Interesting promotional marriage. "together for bright mornings." Cheerios and Pampers. Gross.

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                    getoutofdebtguy: Interesting promotional marriage. "together for bright mornings." Cheerios and Pampers. Gross. Read More »

                      My Wife is Thinking of Divorcing Me So She Can Keep The House. – Brian

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                      Brian “Dear Steve, I am currently out of work. My wife is employed and we are upside down on a mortgage that is in my name alone. Her income is not enough to pay the bills without dipping into our savings. This could possibly run our savings down to nothing and then we lose the house. • We have enough ... Read More »

                        Therapist: Financial Infidelity Can End Couples

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                        Therapist: Financial Infidelity Can End Couples Fox5 KVVU, NV - 41 minutes ago It can be anything from keeping credit card debt a secret to hiding money from a spouse. "I'd say finances and financial stress is one of the number one ... Read More »

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