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Lorena is Worried That Having Multiple Banks Accounts Will Hurt Her Credit

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Lorena “Dear Steve, I have three bank accounts. Does opening more than one bank account affects my credit score? What can I do to fix this? Lorena” The Answer   Dear Lorena, I am not aware of any reason why having multiple bank accounts would negatively impact your credit score or credit report at all as long as they are ... Read More »

    Help Fight Fraud – Just Because You Need to Laugh

    Help fight credit card fraud

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      Janet is Fighting Dark Depression, Debt, Disability and Despair

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      “Dear Steve, I am 66 married hubby is 55 & on disability – I have been fighting depression all my life – I work part time but hours are being cut – company may go under – no jobs out there for the elderly – we are $105,000.00 in debt of cc & loan- can’t pay them anymore – tried ... Read More »

        Study Shows Men That Spend Wildly Get Laid More

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        For some the idea that those guys that go out and spend money without any concern have a better time and more fun is already a given fact. But Daniel Kruger, a social and evolutionary psychologist at the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health has measured the sugar daddy factor and come to some scientific conclusions. Kruger has done ... Read More »

          Lauren Went Crazy With Credit Cards And Now She is Maxed Out

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          “Dear Steve, I just started going crazy opening credit cards and maxing them out. Can you get me out of this hole? Lauren” The Answer   Dear Lauren, Thank you for writing to me for help. The initial reaction of many that read your question will not be one of sympathy. The corner you have found yourself in today is ... Read More »

            You Helped Yao Koumekpo and Nguyen Thi Chen Through GetOutOfDebt.org And Didn’t Even Know It

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            I wanted you to meet Yao Koumekpo and Nguyen Thi Chen who you helped to by being a site user and visitor. The GetOutOfDebt.org site uses a percentage of the money received when people click on ads to sponsor people that need a hand up towards a better life. Location: Kpeme, Togo Born on 14 April 1974, Mr. Yao KOUMEKPO ... Read More »

              Anne is Struggling With Her Student Loans and Sallie Mae

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              “Dear Steve, I am currently in debt management and I have used up all of my forberance. I cannot make the payments. Half of my take home pay goes to debt management. Is there any way I can postpone payments rather than forberance or financial hardship? Sallie Mae will not give me financial hardship–they say I make too much gross ... Read More »

                Fred Owes AMEX $40,000 And Can’t Pay American Express Back

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                “Dear Steve, I own a home based business (S corporate in CA). Since the begining of the year, I’ve been make less than previous year. Hoping it would change, I used my AMEX to make up for the difference….You can figure out the rest. My bill of 40K+ is due in a couple of days and I have made next ... Read More »

                  Jessica is Engaged, in Debt, and Broke But Wants Big Wedding

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                  “Dear Steve, I am 25 years old, pretty deep in debt, and engaged to be married. My fiancee, who I’ve been with for just over 7 years now, was gracious enough to tell me we could get married whenever I was ready. Now the problem – my debt. My debt currently consists of the following: $15,837 auto loan @ 8.99% ... Read More »

                    Bank of America Troubles With Republic Windows & Doors in Chicago Highlight ‘Banks Are Soulless’

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                    In a terrible and unfolding tragedy in Chicago, or just another of the thousands of such similar stories around the nation, Bank of America has taken swift and specific action which has led to the firing of all employees and the closing down of the business with three days notice. Bank of America, (BoA) seems to be a little taken ... Read More »

                      Teresa Wants Quick Cash to Not Become Homeless

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                      “Dear Steve, In debt to cash advance companies and am short $350 for the months bills Is there any help with cash advance loans and how can I get cash quick to not become homeless? Teresa” The Answer   Dear Teresa, The easiest way to not become indebted to cash advance companies is to not take out cash advances. A ... Read More »

                        The Guilt of Christmas Present

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                        The Christmas season is trying to be festive and thoughts of the upcoming holidays are filling our heads, or at least our eyes and ears. But it is especially difficult with escalating financial responsibilities, disappearing work hours and eliminated jobs. How can we make it all balance? Each year the Christmas time of year is intensely emotionally charged with the ... Read More »

                          Another ‘Extreme Makeover’ Home In Foreclosure

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                          Back in August there was an Extreme Makeover home in Georgia facing foreclosure, now there is another. This time in Michigan. Extreme Makeover is a very interesting television show to watch. Who can’t be drawn into watching Ty Pennington and the nice looking makeover team roll up in their custom bus and then demolish the tattered home of a family ... Read More »

                            Mountain of Debt – Just Because You Need to Laugh

                            Mountain of Debt

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                              Consumer Reports Debt Settlement Article to Come

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                              A little birdie in the wind told me that Consumer Reports is working on an article that involves debt settlement services. This person said they got the impression that the article was going to not be supportive of debt settlement companies, and in many ways, that’s a shame. Settling your debts for less that you owe can be problematic but ... Read More »

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