My Ex-Wife Took Out a Loan in My Name Using a Power-Of-Attorney

“Dear Steve, Wife and I separated in 2005. In 2006 wife took Specialty Loan using a general power of attorney I had given her in case of emergency which was the same year of the loan. About 10 month ago she stop paying the loan. I’m currently under investigation for a government clearance and this … Read more

My Husband Does Not Want Us to Pool Our Income to Pay Off Our Debt. – Melinda

“Dear Steve, I work part-time and my husband has full-time income, but my husband does not want to put all the income together to pay the bills we have coming into the household. With my part-time employment, I do not make enough money to pay my bills every month!! We have 5 creditors that we … Read more

My Husband is a Poor Money Manager and We Never Get Ahead. – Anne

“Dear Steve, My husband and I have been together for 30 years. We have poor money management skills even though our combined income is about $105K we never seem to have enough money available to pay or living expenses in total each month. I have always made more than my husband and have I’ve never … Read more

My Husband is Horrible About Dealing With Money. Grand Schemes and Debt is All We’ve Got. – Marie

“Dear Steve, My husband and I are married for 4 years now, have 2 kids and one on the way in a few months. When I married him he made it seem that he is financially stable and ready for a family. But when his cash cow business was shutdown right before we got married … Read more

How Can I Stop My Husband From Spending Money We Don’t Have? – Marie

“Dear Steve, I was an asst. director at a computer company for 4 years of the 10 years I worked ( I am a medical laboratory tech by trade) at this company. When I quit to be a full-time mom (and follow my husband as he did contract work as a nurse anesthetist) I was … Read more

My Husband and I Can’t Talk About Our Debt. The Stress is Terrible. – Melissa

“Dear Steve, married 6 months…i just dont know how to tell my husband that i have terrible debt…he seems to avoid hearing me and attempting to assume and responsibility to help me. It is putting my marriage at risk because I am so stressed….. i cant focus on the whole marriage be happy thing!!! I … Read more

I Was in a Severe Abusive Controlling Relationship That Has Left Me In Financial Ruin. – Tammy

“Dear Jon, I was in a severe controlling relationship, through abuse, infidelity and financial ruins. My husband and I separated and divorced, and we went from a mutual agreement to share our enormous debt, to me stuck with everything that even a court order can’t protect me from. My credit is beyond destroyed, and I … Read more

My Credit Report Says I Owe a Loan My Ex-Husband Was Supposed to Pay. – Theresa

“Dear Steve, Divorced in October 1997. Remarried May 1999 to current husband. We bought a house in June 2011 in another state. I divorced my ex-husband October 1997. The judge court ordered, in the paperwork, that he would be responsible for the trailer that we bought together 1996, including payments and all paperwork. After the … Read more

Should I File Bankruptcy After My Divorce? – Marie

I was married for 11 years. My credit was always in good standing and I paid my bills on time. My now ex-husband and I kept all of our banking and credit card accounts separate. Reason being is that his credit was really bad. Due to helping bail him out of financial disasters over the … Read more