I’m Scared, Engaged, Pregnant and Terrified. – Alex

“Dear Steve, I got married in Sept 201 and unfortunately he ended up being the wrong person and abusive. I am still in the process of getting divorced. I racked up around 30k in credit card debt from the wedding and now for paying household and dily expenses on one income. I am living in … Read more

Judge Bloom Finds California-Based Internet Lender, CashCall, Abused West Virginia Consumers, Violated State Usury Laws. $15 Million Returned to WV

In a much-anticipated ruling likely to have national implications, Kanawha Circuit Judge Louis H. Bloom entered two lengthy orders yesterday finding in favor of the State on all its claims and ordering Internet lender, CashCall, of Anaheim, California, to pay $15 million in civil penalties, refunds, and cancelled debts for the 292 West Virginia consumers … Read more

I Moved Out of an Abusive Home But Now I’m in Over My Head in Bills. – Sarah

I apologize in advance for the short response. I am currently away on vacation with limited internet but wanted to give you an answer as soon as possible. Steve “Dear Steve, I moved out of an abusive home in FL and a few states away to a VA: safe environment with friends and pseudo-family at … Read more

Borderline Abused Ohio State Student Ready to Start Digging Out of Debt. – Debbie

“Dear Steve, I am a student at Ohio State, and I have about a year left to go in school. I am pretty detached from my parents, who were both unfit and borderline abusive as I was growing up. I left home at sixteen to make my own way, and since then I have not … Read more