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My Wife and I are Headed for Divorce. Am I Responsible for Her Debt? – Fred

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“Dear Steve, My wife and I are headed for divorce. She accumulated several credit card’s in her name only. Am I responsible for this debt? If and when she leaves, I would like to keep the house, but will struggle without her income. She has only been responsible for paying the utilities. My credit score is low around (544) with ... Read More »

    I Want You to Meet Who You Helped Today – Heang Sakhoeun

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    It is important for you to meet who we helped today through this site. As I mention, all over the place, revenue from people clicking on ads and using the service of advertisers is used to help sponsor people in poverty through Kiva. Please visit or use the services of advertisers on the GetOutOfDebt.org site so we can help more ... Read More »

      I Will Be Retiring Soon and Pay Off Mortgage With IRA Money. What Taxes Will I Owe? – Robert

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      “Dear Steve, I will be retiring soon. Will pay off mortgage with IRA money. Balance of mortgage about 59K. I am 63. For the situation I am in paying off my mortgage will make complete sense. Thank you How do I figure what taxes will be owed and can I pay this tax with money from the IRA? I know ... Read More »

        I’m Being Sued by My Ex-Husband For a Debt in His Name. This Can’t Be Right! – Michelle

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        Michelle “Dear Steve, My ex husband is stating he is sueing me for debt that is in his name that was stuck to me in the divorce. I have paid thousands of dollars just to pay a lawyer to represent me in a child custody battle over the past year and a half. He said my wages are going to ... Read More »

          I’m Saving Money But Having Fun, Without Being Frugal. All So I Don’t Have to Work.

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          First off, let me be perfectly clear that I think that being too frugal, sucks. I remember some time ago I was chatting with my friend Michelle Singeltary, who writes for the Washington Post, and she was telling me about all sorts of frugal tips readers had shared with her. Right or wrong, I am not cutting the tops off ... Read More »

            My Step-Father Cut My Mom Off and Now We Can’t Pay the Bills. – Alexandra

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            Alexandra “Dear Steve, My mother and I live together (I support her). Based on an agreement with my step-father, he has paid my mother’s rent for the past 15 years. Unfortunately, due to a family dispute in January, he cut me off and stopped paying the rent, which left me scrambling to cover. Once my credit cards were late, most ... Read More »

              I Thought My Student Loan Was Discharged in My Bankruptcy. Now They Say It Can’t Be and Want Their Money. – Joseph

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              Joseph “Dear Steve, Filed BK in Cali June 2006. EDUCAP loan (student) was included in BK. EDUCAP claims that said loan is NOT dischargeable. I’m concerned that they are accurate. My original loan was for 18k (1800 went to them as a funding fee). I paid faithfully for about 6 months. My owed amount in default was 17,700 ish. In ... Read More »

                I Have Sleep Apnea and Debt. What Should I Do? – Karen

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                Karen “Dear Steve, I have been just getting by for the past few years and having to use my credit cards for most of the extras. My 12 year old son just moved in with his dad. I was getting 235.00 per week child support. Now I am supposed to pay 20.00 per week. My x says he does not ... 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 »

                    Consumer Debt Options Threatened: “Consumer are the losers with a debt settlement industry in crisis.”

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                    Press release just out from New Era Debt Solutions. A whole lot of commonsense and truth in this release. Good job guys. Get Out of Debt Guy – Twitter, G+, Facebook CONSUMER DEBT OPTIONS THREATENED “Consumers are the losers with a debt settlement industry in crisis.” People today are facing more immediate financial pressure than ever before. Jobs are vanishing, ... Read More »

                      I Fell for the Balance Transfer Gimmicks Offered by the Credit Card Companies. – Brad

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                      Brad “Dear Steve, My wife and I had our income reduced by $3,500 a month! I admit we overspent, and didnt save. I fell for the ‘balance transfer’ gimmicks offered by the credit card companies, and went head over heels in debt. I refinanced our home, that was almost paid off! Then they started raising rates, dropping limits, some even ... Read More »

                        We Have Three Mortgages Against Our House, Started Our Own Business, and Finding it Hard to Pay the Bills. – Arthur

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                        I apologize in advance for the short response. I am currently away on vacation with limited internet but wanted to give you an answer as soon as possible. Steve Arthur “Dear Steve, Upside down mortgage due to declining property values. Our income is down 50% due to the economy. We’ve tapped all our equity to try and hang in there, ... Read More »

                          Guest Post – Consequences of Debt Settlement

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                          The following is a guest post. The opinions expressed are those of the author, not necessarily mine. Get Out of Debt Guy – Twitter, G+, Facebook The following guest post is by Cole Collins. Cole is a professional in the field of bankruptcy and debt settlement. He was born on june 13th 1979 in Chicago. Much of his time is ... Read More »

                            College Students Rack Up Debt

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                            I recognized the school in this video, it was the first college I went to, Montgomery College, in Rockville, MD. Embedded video from CNN Video Get Out of Debt Guy – Twitter, G+, Facebook Read More »

                              I Moved Out of an Abusive Home But Now I’m in Over My Head in Bills. – Sarah

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                              I apologize in advance for the short response. I am currently away on vacation with limited internet but wanted to give you an answer as soon as possible. Steve “Dear Steve, I moved out of an abusive home in FL and a few states away to a VA: safe environment with friends and pseudo-family at the age of 19. I ... Read More »

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