My Fiance Left Me With His Bills. I Am Struggling to Get By. – Angela

“Dear Steve, I currently separated from my fiance and am left with 2 car payments, a motorcycle payment, mortgage, student loans, credit cards and everything else. I obviously, no longer have his income to count on. I have received payment extensions, “down-graded” phone and tv plans, but this stll leaves me negative every pay period. … Read more

Bryan Says “My Girlfriend and I Spent $60,000 Avoiding Each Other And Now I Can’t Pay”

Bryan “Dear Steve, So I’ve managed to go and get myself into about $110k debt (I didn’t throw the $30k of student loan debt into that pile since I don’t see that as bad or ‘stupid’ debt). I make about $100,000 a year, am single and rent. How I got here… well, I’d love to … Read more

The Personal Finance Brain Trust Tackles – Trying to Make Ends Meet But Still In Trouble

This weeks personal finance brain trust question was one that I received online. My wife and I are both working, paying rent and land payment (have been trying to sell it), 3 kids and other debts and bills we are struggling from pay to pay and never get ahead. We have also borrowed money from … Read more

Tony Writes In “I Have Too Much Debt On My Credit Cards”

“Dear Steve, How do I quickly and easily get ALL my credit cards paid off with the limited income that I have? Tony Tony, The honest answer is that while you can get them paid off, quickly isn’t going to be part of the solution. It is a classic tortoise and hare situation for you. … Read more