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How Can I Transfer My Parent PLUS Loans to My Son?

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“Dear Steve, I have several parent plus loans that I took out for my sons college. He also has some stafford loans. I am now concerned of the amount of loans I have under my name. I have three other children who will be attending college, and was hoping to buy a house in the next five years. He and ... Read More »

    My Debt From Qatar is Chasing Me in India

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    “Dear Jon, Kindly help me to know a case I took personal loan while Job in Qatar I was on my home country on leave I got know that my Visa my Employer has cancelled based some fake information.Even they informed Bank commercial bank of Qatar.I AM TRYING to go for Job in GCC other than Qatar since QATAR BANS ... Read More »

      My Husband is a Disabled Vet and the Student Lenders Are Coming After Us

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      “Dear Steve, My son has 2 Government Student Loans(Sallie Mae & NelNet). He is paying over $300.00 on each one, but they want $816.00. My husband is a Disabled Vietnam Veteran and now the loans are coming after us. They want to garnish his pensions of the difference in payment. I do not work cause I take care of my ... Read More »

        Her Husband Died and the Lawyer Threatened to Take the House

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        “Dear Steve, Friends husband died from cancer and failed to show up at court hearing for collection suit on credit cards. After his death, collection agency(said they were an attorney) threatened to take her house if she didn’t pay off his debt. This debt was incurred before they got married and he carried into the marriage without telling her about ... Read More »

          Will I Be Arrested for My UK Tax Debt?

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          “Dear Jon, I have a problem with the UK tax on what I owe. They sent me a statement last month to my address in Thailand. Can I get arrested at the airport on arrival or departure in the UK? Thank in advance for your help John” The Answer John, First off, no worries, you will not be arrested, stopped, ... Read More »

            I Have an Old Bally Fitness Debt I Was Sued Over.

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            “Dear Steve, I had signed a contract with bally total fitness in the state of California in 2004. I stopped going to the gym without paying the cancelation fees. So they sold my unpaid account to a collection agency. This last one sued me in 2009 and won by default because i never showed to the courthouse. The collection agency ... Read More »

              How Do I Stop My Student Loan Wage Garnishment?

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              “Dear Steve, My check is getting garnished until dec 17th after that they said i can make a payment arrangement and they will send out another garnishment can i tell them what i can pay a month or do they tell me what to pay? Viola” The Answer Dear Viola, There are two ways a paycheck could get garnished. The ... Read More »

                Should I Consolidate My Student Loans Into a Variable Rate Loan?

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                “Dear Steve, I graduated in 2008. I’m still paying down student loans, often more than the minimum payment. I have a mix of private and federal loans at varying interest rates. Would consolidating my student loans into a loan with a variable interest rate be beneficial? How long will the interest rate likely remain low? Is there anything in particular ... Read More »

                  I Got Married and My Husband Got Laid Off

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                  “Dear Steve, I’m working full time and earning 46k annually. I got married this past spring and then my husband was laid off in June. His unemployment benefits are lower than his previous income and he is missing due dates every other month. We have barely been married long enough to merge bills but I’m scared because he already has ... Read More »

                    I Don’t Want My Student Loans to Hurt My Credit Report

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                    “Dear Steve, I owe $17,000 on my student loans. I have been able to make the payments each month, but I just learned that I will be soon losing my job. I don’t have an emergency fund and I will not collect enough on unemployment to make the payments with my other expenses. What is the best course of action ... Read More »

                      Student Loan Service Managers Consumer Agreement Review

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                      “Dear Steve, Can you look over this agreement Student Loan Service Managers Sent Me? Anonymous” The Answer Dear Anonymous, I’m happy to look over the agreement for you and give you some feedback. Keep in mind I am not a lawyer and can’t provide you with any legal feedback. All I can do is read it like a friend and ... Read More »

                        I’m Willing to Go Back to Dubai to be Arrested Over My Debt

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                        “Dear Steve, I had been living in Dubai for nearly 8 years and maintained a great job and income. Whilst there, my ex wife and I also brought a property and eventually sold the property after the recession hit. All in all, had never been in any trouble or debt. I then took out a C.Card with FGB and after ... Read More »

                          My Federal Student Loan Payments are Getting Tougher to Make

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                          “Dear Steve, I have 11 federal student loans totaling just over $55k. (DI Special subcns, DI Special UnSubcns, Stafford subcns, and Stafford unsubcns loans) see attachment These are loans for my undergraduate & graduate degree. To date, I have not been delinquent in any fashion. Also, I have a good credit score rating, over 730. I have found it more ... Read More »

                            Should We File Bankruptcy on Our Student Loan Judgment?

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                            “Dear Steve, We have three student loans right now worth a significant amount of money. One of those creditors took legal action against us last year and won their judgement against us. We are waiting for wage garnishment against us to appeal that as we aren’t even in the state where the court awarded the judgement any longer. How long ... Read More »

                              I Have a Consolidated Parent PLUS Loan I Need to Find Relief For

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                              “Dear Steve, I have a consolidated federal parent plus loan for my daughter in the amount of 29k. I have been paying for 7 years is there any relief for me anywhere? I am 61 years of age. Elaine” The Answer Dear Elaine, There is so much unknown from your question. Please feel free to post updates in the comments ... Read More »

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