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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 Need More Help? 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 ... 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 Need More Help? 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 ... 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 Need More Help? 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 »

                      I’m Drowning in Online and Local Payday Loans. I was Referred to Langhorne Debt Solutions. – Lacy

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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 Lacy “Dear Steve, Currently have $2100 in payday loans, 4 online and one in town local. Cannot get ahead, and in fact with losing some of my income a couple of ... Read More »

                        I am Upside Down in My Mortgage. A Loan Remodification Company is Offering to Help. – Danny

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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 am upside down in a mortgage as most everyone else is. I owe 301,000 on a house that is wort about 200,000 according to the comps in the ... Read More »

                          We Are Making a Large Income but Can’t Get Out of Debt. – Tio

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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 Tio “Dear Steve, My husband and I are working professionals with a large income…however, we have some short term loans that will be paid off soon, so money will be freed ... Read More »

                            Best Credit & Debt Videos of the Day

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                            I saw these videos and thought you’d enjoy them. Get Out of Debt Guy – Twitter, G+, Facebook Need More Help? Get Out of Debt Guy – Twitter, G+, Facebook Read More »

                              Attorney Loses Law License Because of Debts. Forced Into CCCS by Court. Plan Fails Miserably.

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                              An attorney in Texas has lost his law license over unpaid debts and student loans. Pretty scary but totally unnecessary and avoidable. When attorney Frank P. Santulli III first ran into financial troubles in 2001, the Texas Board of Law Examiners ordered Santulli to enter into a debt management plan with Consumer Credit Counseling Service. But in May of 2002 ... Read More »

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