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How Do I Deal With My Dubai Apartment Debt From the UK? – Gary

fear is a prison

“Dear Steve, I am hoping if you could kindly spare a few minutes to clarify something for me? I live in the UK and in 2005 I decided to purchase an off-plan property in Dubai. I initially contacted an agent in the UK regarding the property and then I entered an agreement with a building owner in Dubai resulting in ... Read More »

    Will I Be Stopped at the U.S. Border if I Leave Australia With Debt I Can’t Pay?

    Passport with US visa and "admitted" stamps

    “Dear Steve, In 2011 I went to the United States I am a US citizen when I returned to Australia I thought I would still have my job but that didn’t happen and have been unable to get a job I have not contacted the bank in 2 years out of fear. I’m on centerlink benefits because I had to ... Read More »

      I Can’t Afford My UK IVA Payments and Go to Bed Hungry. – Paulette


      “Dear Steve, I am currently on IVA debt management plan. At the moment am unemployed. Struggling to pay my plan. Am a single mother of four children. This is surpose to take five years to be written off or get out of the debt. I am not coping with it. some days we go to bed hungry. Is there a ... Read More »

        What Happens if I Can’t Pay Back My Loan and Go to India? – Feroz

        Lifestyle choices.

        “Dear Steve, I’m living in the United Arab Emirates and I borrowed a Personal loan for 4 years but now I lost my job. I cannot pay my Personel loan. If I do not get another job and go to India. what will happen? Feroz” Dear Feroz, The United Arab Emirates is one of those countries that is still far ... Read More »

          Can My UK Debt Follow Me Back to the U.S. and Hurt My Credit? – Kelly


          “Dear Steve, I was living in the UK for 6 years and have a loan there with HSBC for approx 3000 gbp. I am now living back in the US and have no plans to ever live in the UK again. Can this debt follow me to the US and affect my US credit rating? Kelly” Dear Kelly, Even though ... Read More »

            I Was Made Bankrupt Six Years Ago in the UK. My Bankruptcy Has Not Been Discharged. – Stewart


            “Dear Jon, hello i was made bankcrupt in 2007 and i have not been discharged yet as there were a few problems they have not been in contact with me for over 5 years but on checking a file i have not been discharged yet……………… mum died last year and left me some money………the probate have said they have had ... Read More »

              I Owe Old UK Court Fines. How Can I Start Paying Them? – Anthony


              “Dear Jon, I live out side the uk I have old court fines of 6400 pound ,they are 17 years old how can I find out if they are active and start to pay them and not go to prison Anthony” Anthony, You could begin by contacting the court where the fines originated and they may be able to help ... Read More »

                Will My UK Husband be Arrested if He Returns to the UK But Owes Debt There? – Angela


                “Dear Steve, I was married less than a year ago to my husband who is from the U.K. He has substantial debt that I did not know about, including a divorce agreement to pay for half of a home improvement loan of the house his ex-wife was given outright. He believes has the potential of being arrested, if he does ... Read More »

                  I Took a UK Payday Loan I Can’t Pay. – Tom


                  “Dear Jon, I was in debt i took a 500 pound loan from firm and unable to pay on time.. I too the loan of 500 from a firm and unable to pay it on time, the APR rate is 1734% so just i want to know what exactly will be the amount i have to pay.. Tom” Tom, ... Read More »

                    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


                          “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


                            “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


                              “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 »

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