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I Owe a Lot of Money in Hong Kong for Cancer Treatment. I Want to Avoid Bankruptcy. – Yogi

asian dragon

“Dear Steve, I unfortunately was diagnosed with cancer couple of years ago. Due to such unexpected illness, I incurred more than a million HKD debt to cover my medical bills. I am currently working but not enough to cover my debt. I’m still not fully recovered so I’m not sure if I can keep the payments. I dont’t want to ... Read More »

    Financial Reclaims in the UK Provided Little Service and Wants Money. – Susan

    angry woman

    “Dear Jon, t’s two things – very connected. A PPI claims company were meant to be working on my behalf to claim a PPI refund. I was initially told by the agent who first contacted me that I was entitled to over £7,000 in refund. I provided all of the original paperwork leaving the company with very little to do ... Read More »

      Will I Have Problems Getting a Spousal Visa in the UK Because of My Old Debt? – Deb

      Cure the disease

      “Dear Jon, I lived in the UK for nearly 5 years (left in 2010) and was not planning to leave, but my renewal visa was denied on a small technicality for which I wasn’t able to rectify. I therefore had to quit my job and leave the UK a year earlier than expected and so did not pay any of ... Read More »

        I Was a UK Uni Student and Don’t Feel I Owe the Debt. – Sunita

        uk

        “Dear Jon, I was at a UK uni undertaking a postgraduate course. I completed the year and found out i passed through the university student access center. I was then never sent a transcript and also never received my certificate. There was a two month lapse between me completing the exams and finding out i passed. During the whole time ... Read More »

          Will I Have a UK Police Record for Not Paying My Mobile Phone Bill? – Salman

          uk

          “Dear Jon, I owe a particular phone company around 1600 and haven’t paid anything to them in a year . I am wondering that would an unpaid phone bill of £1600 would result into a UK police record if not paid over a period of 1 year ? Or its just civil law ? Salman” Salman, An unpaid phone bill, ... Read More »

            Will Insurance Cover My Credit Card Debt in the UAE? – AJ

            uae

            “Dear Jon, Hi, I am also sailing in the same both as all other here. I started my join in (Dubai) UAE in Late 2010 and as usual I also got into credit card World and I owe following 1 Car Loan – 40000 AED (can be sorted out by selling the car) 5 Credit Card – 60000 AED (aprox) ... Read More »

              What Will Happen to Me if I Don’t Repay My Northern Ireland SLC Student Loan? – John

              Irish leprechaun rugby player Ireland flag

              “Dear Jon, I graduate from uni here in the uk this year. I study in England but my loan was given to me by the N.Ireland SLC. My student loan debt at the minute is just under £30,000. I believe it will be around £35k at the end of the next term. My family now live abroad (in Spain) and ... Read More »

                How Can I Restructure My Debt in the UAE. My Bank is Threatening to Call the Police.

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                “Dear Jon, I had an issue with my bank in November 2011 to whom im transfering my salary as i have a personal loan when they accused me that i have an unpaid credit card from 2009. i had a card in 2009 and repaid it all, but lost the clearance letter. so the bank took my salary for 2 ... Read More »

                  I’m a U.S. Citizen Living in the UK. If I File Bankruptcy in the U.S. Will it Hurt Me in the UK? – Amanda

                  teacher

                  “Dear Jon, I am a US citizen living in the UK for 4 yrs. I have no intention of returning to live in the US, and plan on applying for citizenship here. I have been paying 3 credit cards, a credit union car loan and a student loan in the US for the last 4 yrs. i have recently lost ... Read More »

                    I Live in Canada But Back in Debt Again. Help! – Lisa

                    monster under bed

                    “Dear Steve, Hi Steve, My bankruptcy drops off my credit report in June (my 7 years is up) but because of medical problems that my daughter and I have had in the last 3 years I have some bills in collections (none are credit cards) now and I am so afraid of this whole situation I can’t even tell you ... Read More »

                      I Moved to the UK From Canada But Left Debt Behind. – Anna

                      canada

                      “Dear Jon, I moved to the uk from Canada to work. lived there for nine years. year and half ago dad died suddenly and moved back to Canada to help support mom. I want to go back to the uk to just visit friends for two weeks. when I arrive is there any chance custome/immigration will stop me from entering ... Read More »

                        I Tried Cockburn & Associates But Should I File Bankruptcy in Canada? – Cris

                        Man in the field

                        “Dear Steve, I was self employed for a number of years operating in all cash. The work dried up a couple years ago and I finally gave up on it in Feb 2012. So for a good year I was living beyond my means holding out hope but it was all for naught. I moved to a different city for ... Read More »

                          I Left Dubai With Debt But Will Return. Will I Be Arrested? – Nepail

                          UAE

                          “Dear Jon, I left dubai for almost 3 years now and failed to come back and now i have a new job offer again in gulf country wanted to go back but i am worried i might have problems with my entry? Please can you confirm if a person having bank loan and credit card unpaid issues in UAE can ... Read More »

                            I Settled My Debt With Emirates NBD Bank But They Say I Still Owe Them Money. – Maria

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                            “Dear Steve, I got a settlement letter from Emirates NBD Bank and were able to comply with their requirements to pay the full value in the letter on the date mentioned Dec 30, 2012. The next day we got Clearance letter for the police to close my case. All the while i feel that everything is ok, until January 2013 ... Read More »

                              Will I Get Arrested in Saudi Arabia Because of My Bad Debt in Dubai? – Don

                              gcc money

                              “Dear Steve, I’m credit card debt and one PDC loan and one monthly payment loan. I’ve lost my job in dubai. I’m currently in dubai and i have informed banks with the same situation and have already provided them with termination letter copy. I’ve been offered a role in Saudi arabia. I’ve every intention to pay every penny to the ... Read More »

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