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A Debt Collector Says I Bounced a Check. But I’ve Never Written a Check. – Aly

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“Dear Steve, searching for better approach. i was contacted by collections i believe and inform me that i owe money for bounce check. i told them i never used the account eve since i opend. hi,I believe i may have been scammed. I had a bank account that I never used and they called me once to tell me that ... Read More »

    I Had My Kidney and Gallbladder Removed. How Do I Deal With the Debt? – Crystal

    medical-bills

    “Dear Steve, I have a lot of medical bills, I had my Kidney and my gallbladder removed and 6 months later my kidney…I was working before all of this but I don’t have that job anymore. I got those surgergies done and it took me a year for me to find another job and now I only work one day ... Read More »

      I Have Old Debt From 10 Years Ago That’s Vanished. Do I Need to Worry About It? – Carrie

      beware of zombies

      “Dear Steve, I had accumulated about $20,000 of debt 10 years ago. I never addressed any of it, and had one judgement for $2500 come through the local courts. I’ve never been able to pay any of this debt. About 3 years ago I looked into my credit report to see what I could do about getting out from this ... Read More »

        I’m Feeling Pressured by Wells Fargo on My Loan Modification. – Tom

        Real Estate Concept

        “Dear Steve, I bought a condo in Owings Mills, MD in 2006 at the height of the mortgage boom(fraud etc.) My name is the only one on the books. Married 1 child. Canadian Citizen. 196K Purchase price. 80/20 loan. This loan was originated My a small lender and was sold to Wells Fargo the month after….. 80: 156K 6.75% 10 ... Read More »

          What Can the Auto Title Lender Tell My Mom? – Cindy

          auto title loans

          “Dear Steve, I have an auto title loan in AZ. I am currently behind by one month and 1/2. My mom went into that place today and gave them my name. The auto title loan people pulled up my account and told them how many months behind I was and how much i owe them now. I thought in Auto ... Read More »

            How Do I Get My Money Back from Professional Debt Consultants, Philip DiVirglio and Henry Conerly? – Dolores

            fist

            “Dear Steve, You may or may not remember me , I contacted you some time ago about Professional Debt Consultants, Philip DiVirglio and Henry Conerly. They collected their fees up front, lied to a number of entities in reference to a complaint I had filed with them (Fla BBB) that he had performed his services as contracted, which was just ... Read More »

              Can We Offer Creditors a Little Bit Each Month to Hold Them Off? – Paige

              closeup of a gavel on cash, from above

              “Dear Steve, My husband is 67 and retired. He is on social security only but was working part time before he became ill. He is under a doctors care and will probably have to have surgery in a few months. He received a summons from a law firm representing Capital one credit cardthat for $5000. He is due in court ... Read More »

                Income Reduced by Half Due to Unemployment and Creditors are Taking Legal Action. – Jackie

                tired working woman

                “Dear Steve, I have a few credit card that I am behind on payments,one is about to take legal action against me,Spouse have been unemployed since 2008,unemployment ran out in 2009,unable to find full time work. Have been able to get some temp work through temp employment agencies,only feww weeks at a time.Decrease in household income–50%. where can I locate ... Read More »

                  How Can I Consolidate My Sallie Mae Private Student Loan Debt? – Laura

                  Student Loan Corkboard Concept

                  “Dear Steve, I recently graduated from Mass College of Pharmacy with a Doctorate of Pharmacy and a butt load of student debt. I owe Sallie Mae around 157,000 and the federal government 87,000. My monthly payments are 3.000 a month which is more then half of what I make. I can’t find a company that is willing to consolidate my ... Read More »

                    Is World Law Direct a Scam or a Real Program? – Debra

                    Speech Bubble - Q&A

                    “Dear Steve, I keep receiving emails and phone calls from world law direct. This Sr Financial Consultant, Louis Comolli, tells me he can negotiate with my creditors and lower my payments so that I am no longer paying interest on my credit cards. He would take a payment from me each month and put the money into an escrow account ... Read More »

                      My Husband Just Died and Now I Have an Unaffordable Mortgage and Bills. – Phyllis

                      Isolated wings

                      “Dear Steve, Four years ago my husband had a stroke and was unable to work. we have gone thru all our money to stay in the house. my husband just died and now no soc sec check. tried loan mod and was turned down and said I did not send in what was ask for .I told amber that was ... Read More »

                        How Do I Deal With a Loan Taken Out in Poland When The Person Ran to the UK? – Kasia

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                        “Dear Jon, I am wondering if there is a way to repay debt which was taken out in Poland and person who has borrowed the money run away and currently is living in England. Is there any way to get money back? Kasia” Kasia, You may want to look into the laws to collect a debt there in Poland, but ... Read More »

                          Can My UK Lender Repossess My Car Even Though the Guarantor and Log Book Are Not in My Name? – Roy

                          uk

                          “Dear Jon, One family member is Guarantor for a 5 yr car finance deal for my sister, but the log book is in my sister’s name, there is one more year to pay the finance off, but the Guarantor has got into financial difficulty, possible Bankrupcy at the next stage, my sister is worried that the car will be re-possessed ... Read More »

                            I’ve Been Jailed Because of My Debts in Dubai. – Maniraj

                            dubai

                            “Dear Jon, I was working in a good company in Dubai and took a personal loan and had a credit card from the bank.suddenly during the 2008 recession my company dealing with construction industry had to down size as a result i lost my job i had just taken the loan and managed to pay inspite of the job loss ... Read More »

                              I Inherited Some Money But Unemployed. The Money is About Gone and Left In Debt. – Jane

                              Road to Recovery Sign

                              “Dear Steve, I have been unemployed since 2010. I had inherited some money when my father passed away in 2005 and was able to continue meeting my needs and paying my bills. Unfortunately because of emotional issues, I really did not have a good grasp of the kind of money I was spending. I was able to renegotiate my mortgage ... Read More »

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