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I Was on SSI When I Took Out Debt and I Just Got Sued for It. – June

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“Dear Steve, I have credit card debt, student loan debt, and other personal debt. I just started working full time in August 2011 with an pay increase in April 2012 and I have a credit card company taking me to court already. Trial date is June 13, 2013. I also still recieve SSI disibility and I got in debt when ... Read More »

My Mom is On SSI and Accredited Debt Relief is Selling Her Debt Settlement. – Molly

“Dear Steve, My mom is 63 years old and was recently divorced and left with all the marriage debt. She has a discover card in her name (15k) and medical bills (4K). She is on a fixed income (SSI) and paying her monthly minimum it will take 15 plus years to pay it off. Is it a good move to ... Read More »

I’m Struggling with Stress and Can’t Afford All My Bills. Should I Apply for SSI? – Lauren

“Dear Steve, I am unemployed 26 years old with a bachelor’s degree I cannot use in my area. I have been under mental stress lately by going in and out of hospitals and cannot seem to bring myself to paying bills. I have been told to file an SSI claim but does that have certain stipulations? I don’t want to ... Read More »

Husband is Disabled on SSI and I Can Only Find Temp Jobs. – Nancy

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“Dear Steve, I lost my permanent job 2 years ago, been temping ever since. (Just can’t seem to nab a perm job.) Husband is on SSI Disability. The temp job pays nowhere near what I was making as an employee, and altho hubby’s disability helps, we don’t have a heck of a lot of $$ left over for any fun ... Read More »

I’m on SSI. Should I Stop Paying My Bills to File Bankruptcy? – John

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“Dear Mitch, I am a 46 year old male. I am on SSI disability. After paying all my monthly bills I am only left with $50.00 for food, gas and prescriptions. The only things I own are a motorcycle and car. I do not have savings so I can not pay a attorney to file bankruptcy. My question is should ... Read More »

Adult Baby Continues To Receive Social Security Benefits – Fraud Allegations Dropped

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Stanley Thornton, Jr. was featured, not too long ago, on an episode of National Geographic’s television show, “Taboo” where his life of living as an Adult Baby was showcased. When I first came across this news story I immediately thought of an episode of CSI I had seen once of an adult man living his life as a baby due ... Read More »

I’m Disabled, On SSI, and Capital One is Suing Me. – Patrisha

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“Dear Steve, Capital one is sueing me for a dept. They want $880 which is the intrest rate, i don’t owe that. My minnim was $500. I go to trial September 15th i was with capitalone for almost 2 years, i just didn’t have enought to pay them, when i signed up i put down i am disabled and recieve ... Read More »

I Had an Account Charge Off, Tried to Settle It, But Now I Can’t Pay. – Will

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“Dear Damon, I owe on a debt that was charged off and when I tried to make arrangements to settle it a couple of yrs ago the creditor didn’t have my account anymore. I tried to receive information from them about the recent creditor so I could try to settle the debt but they wouldn’t give it to me. Now ... Read More »

Would Filing for Bankruptcy Hurt My Ability to Qualify for SSI? – Ave

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“Dear Lewis, $22K credit card debt-making payments on time $3K hospital debt-not making payments, in collections $320K mortgage-$2K monthly payments – making on time Unemployed and filing for SSI due to hand injuries that are growing worse as I age, rendering me in pain all the time & unemployable. Spoke with Fast Track debt relief, and not signed up, checking ... Read More »

I Just Got a Notice That My SSI Payments Are Going to Be Garnished for an Old Student Loan. – Alexandria

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“Dear Jeremy, I withdrew from my doc studies three months before graduating becuase my spouse became terminnaly ill in 1997. He passed away Dec 20, 2010. From 1997-2011 I became his full time caretaker. I could not work. The student loan people hired various agencies that proceeded to abuse us every day 7 days a week calling family, neighbors, friends, ... Read More »

I Have a Bank Account and Property With My Mother. Can My Creditors Go After That? – Anna

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“Dear Steve, I live alone in a home that is now in my mothers and my name jointly. Before that it was only in her name. When she wrote her Will a couple of years ago she also put my name on her checking account. So that if she died, I would not have to go through the transfers. Her ... Read More »

The IRS is Taking Money Out of My SSI Payments. – Barbara

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“Dear Jim, The IRS is taking money out of my SSI after I sent in the form to the collection agency that is is “supposedely” handling this case. They are G.C. Services out of TN. and I have another case with case citibannk but fortunately they are are still processing it. What can I do about G.C and the IRS? ... Read More »

Creditors Taking My Daughters SSI Money to Satisfy My Debt. – Angella

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“Dear Steve, I have two court judgments against me. I have tried to negotiate with the law firms, but am getting nowhere. One firm has taken money from my daughter’s savings account. It contains the money she gets from SSI, which I know is suppose to be exempt. What can I do? Also, what can the creditors take from me ... Read More »

I Got My Wages Garnished for an SSI Overpayment. Help! – Fran

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“Dear Steve, 63 years old got an overpayment in 2000 and 2001 from social security SSI. I paid them 10$ for 5 or 6 years and then stopped. I got a notice 3/7 that my wages were garnished. I called HR at work and they said, ‘sure, we got notified last week sometime.’ I make $9.36/hour and when i signed ... Read More »

Can They Take My SSI for My Student Loan? – Janet

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“Dear Steve, my husband took out a stunden loan before we were married i get ssi now can they take my ssi? Janet” 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 Dear Janet, ... Read More »

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