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I Just Discovered My Wife Has $90,000 In Debt. – Jim

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“Dear Steve, I discovered that my wife has run up $90,000 in credit card debt. The minimum payments alone are $2,300/month. I have looked at one of the links on your website and they talked about debt settlement. How does debt settlement work – is it for everyone? The site showed a $2,000 payment as settlement for a $17,000 BofA ... Read More »

    I Just Want to Run Away From This Financial Mess. – Denise

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    “Dear Steve, My husband and I lived in a nice house with our five kids. He made six figures until his business went under in 2007. We filed for bankruptcy in 2008 thinking we could save our house and car. We ended up losing the house anyway because our trustee payment was $900 and they increased our mortgage to help ... Read More »

      My New Husband Wants Me Debt Free. – Catherine

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      “Dear Steve, I carried several credit cards 3-4+ maybe 5 years ago with my now exhusband. The cards I want to discuss are the ones that were in my name. I helped my husband at the time get out of debt and got cards in my name to absorb a lot of the debt. I would switch over to a ... Read More »

        When I Get Married, Will Her Debt Become Mine? – Pronob

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        “Dear Steve, I am getting married in about 5 months. My future spouse has credit card debt which she is paying of through a credit card relief organization. Would her liability of that money become my responsibility to the credit card companies after we get married? Please advise. Thank you. Pronob” Dear Pronob, No. Please update me on your progress ... Read More »

          I Recently Separated From My Husband but Don’t Make Enough Money. – Nea

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          “Dear Steve, Im recently seperated from my husband . I only make enough money to cover bare basic needs. My mort right now is 820.00, my car note is 320.00 and My car insurance is about 120.00 Im currently in the process of home loan Modification.. which will lower my interest rate by 1.5% . I received paper work from ... Read More »

            I Read Your Site and Now I Need Some Advice. – Jean

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            “Dear Steve, I have read some of your answers to others a few times now and thought I would dive in too. I have myself deep in debt; mostly credit cards but a few vehicles and student loans. I’ve borrowed from my 401k too so nothing there to help me. Not only did I get myself in debt but my ... Read More »

              I Am Deep in Debt And My Husband Doesn’t Know. – Vicki

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              “Dear Steve, I have approx. 65-70K in credit card debt. I am in credit counseling. My current payment to them is $1600 a month, I have been paying this for almost 10 months. My husband does not know, I have kept this from him so he has no idea how bad it is. Due to other bills being raised, such ... Read More »

                I’m Drowning Under the Pressure of Keeping Us Afloat When He Can’t Participate. – Deborah

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                “Dear Steve, I’ve been with my husband for over 18 years. The first five years or so we were always able to work together on our finances, and be supportive of our situation as a team. We both worked equally, and contributed equally for the most part. Around 2000 we decided to take a chance and upgrade to a bigger ... Read More »

                  My Husband is a Liar, Cheat and Thief and Spent Our Equity Line of Credit Without Telling Me

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                  “Dear Steve, I habe been married for 8 years. I got the mail recently and found the account summary for our Equity Line of Credit. All but 3500.00 of the 50,000 has been taken by my husband for the last 4 years. he has only been paying the 167.00 interest payment. I was shocked for he never told me he ... Read More »

                    I Was in a 6 Year Relationship and Put All the Debt in My Name. – Sally

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                    “Dear Steve, I was in a 6 year relationship…I am in debt $10000 from it… I had all the ccs so we used them for everything….from food, gas, clothes, trips and we moved to tennessee from Mi and he kicked my son and I out after 5 months Is he responsible for any of the debt or is it all ... Read More »

                      It’s Breaking My Heart My Wife and Kids Have to Live Through My Financial Problems. – Ivan

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                      “Dear Steve, A couple of years ago, I refinanced my home in order to buy investment properties. Needless to say, the rental properties did not cash out as expected due to the housing market. When renters were not able to be found, I used up my reserves and used credit cards to pay mortgages month after month, hoping I would ... Read More »

                        I’m Thinking of Calling of the Wedding Because I Don’t Want to Tell Him About My Debt.

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                        “Dear Steve, I am about to get married for the first time in about 6 months. I am scared of my debt and how it will effect my future husband (who happens to have a great credit score.) I have several debts to technical companies, one payday loan, and my very high and in collections student loans. I am at ... Read More »

                          I’m in a Lesbian Relationship and I Want Out. – Ann

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                          “Dear Steve, I am in a domestic partnership. My partner and I are not married and do not have any form of civil partnership. We bought a house and we are both on the mortgage and deed. We also bought a car, and I’m a cosigner but I’m not on the title. My partner is emotionally abusive and I want ... Read More »

                            My Fiance Attacked Me and Left Me In Debt. I am a Victim of Domestic Violence. – JoAnn

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                            “Dear Steve, I’m 75 yrs old. Was disabled to Social Security in 1997. When 65yrs, disability was changed to regular SSI. In 1999, my husband died of cancer and my income was then his SSI. He took care of all bills, therefore I was illiterate to bookkeeping. I receive $2002.00 monthly. Rent and utilities are well over $1300.00. I have ... Read More »

                              Sinking Into Debt Quicksand, Inch by Inch. – Diana

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                              “Dear Steve, Lost my job of 4 years when I was almost 5 months pregnant. Now my baby is 2 months old, I have a 6 year old boy and a 4 year old boy aswell. My “husband” ( not really married) of 8 years has been the backbone of the family, But I can’t help but notice that we ... Read More »

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