Benefit Programs

My Husband is in Prison and I Need Financial Help. – Georgia

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“Dear Steve, My husband is in prison and I am raising our grandson of 17 still in school. we need transportation and help with the bills I am on my social security and cant make it and afraid of losing our home contract for deed. what can I do ? where can I go to get help to get a ... Read More »

    Social Security Administration Wants Their SSI Overpayment Back. – Penny

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    “Dear Steve, I am in serious financial trouble and need some advice. My family and I have been served a social security overpayment notice for the amount of close to $16,000. The ssa is going to be cancelling my son’s disability and I am trying to work on a payment arrangement with them. As I am not working and making ... Read More »

      My Mother is Taking My Money. – Tene

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      “Dear Steve, when my father passed when i was 16 h was in in the military, he was no married to my mom nor was they living togther. when i started getting my dad’s Pention checks and SSi checks she told me that them checks wasnt for me they was owed to her for child support.and still to this day ... Read More »

        Matthew Lesko Talks About Free Money for School. Where Do I Get It? – Jessica


        “Dear Steve, I have my BS in marketing and my MAT in early childhood education. I never could get a job in marketing so I went back to school for my master’s. I have accrued quite the student loan debt. We’re probably looking at around 60-80,000. Well, I got married and became a stay-at-home mom. Well, now my husband wants ... Read More »

          I Used to Be Debt Free But Since We Lost Food Stamps We Just Can’t Make It. – Joshua

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          “Dear Steve, Well, I used to be debt free. I paid all my bills on time, even early. I did have food stamps which helped a lot. I had one daughter. I got married and with my wife’s income and mine we lost food stamps. We now have three children. It seems like ever since we lost the food stamps ... Read More »

            I’m 22 And Already Deep in Debt. What Should I Do? – Jerrica

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            “Dear Steve, I am only 22 years old and i already have debt that I can’t handle. It’s not in the hundred thousands but I want to stop it before it gets to that point. I have a little less than $5,000 in debt and I have no job. I don’t even own a car or house that i could ... Read More »

              We Can Only Afford to Eat Once a Day. How Can We Get By? – Brenda

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              “Dear Steve, Husband and I are both on Social Security. He and I have several health issues making it impossable to work. We own our house but with all of the drs and hospital bills and our monthly payments we can not get ahead we live from month to month. We only eat one time a day and we do ... Read More »

                Do I Need a Really Good Sob Story to Get My Creditors to Lower My Interest Rates? – Laurie

                “Dear Damon, I have Lots of valid credit card debt. Is there a safe, do it yourself way to reduce the percentages on credit cards? Is calling and asking for reduced APRs doable… you need a sob story? Laurie” Hello Laurie, That depends on your definition of safe. You can certainly call your creditors and yes, give them the best ... Read More »

                  Do You Know of Any Super Rich People That Would Bail Me Out of Debt? – Mark

                  “Dear Michael, apprx $3800.00 no job , on foodstamps,and my emergency unemployment checks ended i have had a horrible year first kicked out of where i was living second girlfriend broke up with me 3rd fired from my job as a security officer almost 4 yrs at company new owners took over business 4th my sister died at 46 in ... Read More »

                    My Business Failed, I’m Selling Everything on eBay, I’m Maxed Out and Scared. – Lori


                    “Dear Steve, I had a small store for about 25 years, and a much larger corporate owned store selling the same items opened up 2 blocks away. I hung in as long as I could, but eventually closed up, getting nothing for it, and starting my credit card debt at $12,000. I was almost 50 at the time, and having ... Read More »

                      What Am I Going to Do When I Lose My Granddaughter’s Survivor Benefits? – Susan

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                      “Dear Steve, I am a widow who is raising my 16 yr.old grandaughter, She recieves about 1010.00 each month survivors benefits. I recieve 753.00 diability, and 358.00 widows bnefits. I am strangling here. My mortgage payment is 1038.00 monthly. I’m in debt with medical bills and credit card debt. Use credit cards for food, etc. no luxuries. When she turns ... Read More »

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