Charlotte Writes In, “I’m Desperate To Get Out of Debt”

Charlotte wrote to me at GetOutOfDebt.org and asked for free advice and help, which I gladly give. You can write me using the forms on the site. “Steve, I owe nearly $20,000 on a loan, a bunch of credit cards and some store cards as well. I’m 27 and I still live with my parents … Read more

Ginger Asks “I Started My Business On Credit Cards But It’s Hard to Make Payments”

Giner wrote in through the GetOutOfDebt.org site and asked for help. “I started a new business, had a few small credit card balances before, but had to use them, plus acquiring a few more, and with the balance trasfer deals, I now have 8 cards with a total debt of $50,000+. I manage to stay … Read more

Christy Asks “Why Should I Even Bother With Getting Out of Debt?”

Christy wrote me at GetOutofDebt.org and asked me the following question. “I’ve been in debt so long I don’t even see why I should bother to get out of debt. It’s the American way. You get stuff, make payments and get more stuff. I think I’ll just stop worrying about getting out of debt.” Christy, … Read more

Holly Writes In “I’ve Kept This Secret From Him For a Long Time.”

Holly wrote in and asked her question through the GetOutofDebt.org site. You can too. “Hey there, I have been with my boyfriend awhile now, and we’ve just started to talk about purchasing a house and getting a joint credit card. We’ve never discussed finances further than how much money we make per year. I have … Read more

Anne Writes In “I Am Going Crazy With Worry”

Anne wrote me through the GetOutofDebt.org site and asked for help. You can write me also and ask for help. Anne says “I have a large debt load and I am unable to make the payments. I have been on short term disability for eight weeks which has made an already difficult time even worse. … Read more

Catherine Asks If There Is Hope Or Help For Debt

Catherine writes in: “My husband and I are behind on a few of our loans and one is a vehicle payment and the other if a flexline loan( pretty much a credit card) we have talked about bankrupcy but would like to avoid that. Are there any companies out there that offer help for these … Read more

Is the iPhone a Debt Worth Having?

The new iPhone is out and people are rushing, at a slower pace, yet again to get one. While they may be on the bleeding edge of technology, I wonder how many users of the iPhone can really justify the huge bills they can generate? And you know what will come after this generation of … Read more

Turn Crap You Don’t Need Into Cash

It’s five days until payday, and you’re rifling through jacket pockets and old purses, scrounging for change. But have you recently looked in the basement? Or the attic, the back of the wardrobes, the garage and the kids’ rooms? Is clutter taking over your house? You may be able to turn some of that clutter … Read more

Your Online Debt Collection Rights Guide

Here is a Quick Online Debt Collection Guide Most people make a big mess out of dealing with the debt collector and don’t know what their fair debt collection rights are. Dealing with a debt collector isn’t so much about learning how to beat the debt collector as it is just understanding what the debt … Read more

Five Inside Truths About Debt Management Plans (DMP) You Need to Know

People are often so confused or uninformed about debt management plans in the US that I wanted to share some truths with you. Here are the five biggest misconceptions people have about debt management plans, in no particular order. Debt Management Plans Are Not Designed for You to Get Out of Debt Since the DMP … Read more