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I Have a Mental Problem That Leaves Me Unable to Pay My Student Loans

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Question: Dear Steve, I have a mild psychiatric disorder, and I have my total and permanent disability form accepted. However, I found out that for a three year monitoring period, if I make money over the poverty level, in three years I will have to go back to paying it back. While I’m a responsible woman who can’t pay back ... Read More »

    My Brain Infection Left Me in Decades of Student Loan Debt


    Question: Dear Steve, I went to a community college about 22 years ago. In order to go I had to take out several loans in the last 6 months of my college life I became extremely ill. I contracted a brain infection that left me with no memory of what I even took in college. I am permanently disabled from ... Read More »

      Can I Be Sued For My Debt If I’m Disabled? – Remonica

      Smiling Disabled Senior Woman In Wheelchair

      “Dear Steve, I was working pay my credit card bill then I got sick and wasn’t able to go back to work now I get disability and now they have taken me to court. I was wondering if they could garnish my check. Remonica” Dear Remonica, I am not a lawyer and can’t give you legal advice. You would need ... Read More »

        I’m Disabled, Filed Bankruptcy, But Still Owe on Student Loans


        “Dear Steve, I was hit by a drunk driver, suffering several acute compression fractures in my neck and back, ribs, discs, etc…and was wheel chair bound. Fortunately, I recovered well, and am more functional than any of treating physicians expected. I was attending the University of Davis, California at the time ( 1991 ) when accident happened. When I was ... Read More »

          I’m Living on Disability. Can My Creditors Take Me to Court? – Deb

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          I am a single woman only living on 700 dollars a month with credit cards if I dont paid these can the creditors take me to court can creditors take you to court if you on disablity? Deb This is your chance to be a hero and help out this person by providing your feedback and answer to the question ... Read More »

            I’m Disabled and Behind on My Government Student Loans. – Jess

            happy woman in wheelchair outdoors beach showing victory sign

            “Dear Steve, I have about 42 thousand in gsl debt that has gone through to about 60 K now. I have been disabled and trying to get on ssi/ssdi for about 6 years now. I have an apartment via a government program to assist disabled persons with housing, but have only 115 plus food stamps from the state while my ... Read More »

              The Bank Won’t Modify Our Second Mortgage After a Job Loss. – Laura

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              “Dear Steve, I am on disability. My husband lost his job in July. We are living on disability and unemployment checks and have a greatly diminished income. Our bank, Wells Fargo, will not work with us on loan modification. We have a primary loan of $315K at 2.85%. Our second mortgage is for about $66K and is at 8.19%. We ... Read More »

                We Are On Social Security Disability and Can Hardly Make It. – Robert

                Ready to Collapse

                Betweed my girlfriends and my debt we can herdiy make it. I am on social securty disabiliey and my girlfriend of 21 years has a hard time walking. Any help would be helpful and when we are good, we can pay something back. I had a credit score of 718 in Febuary 2012 and I fell because of my girlfriend. ... Read More »

                  Social Security Wants a Lot of My Disability Money Back

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                  “Dear Steve, I was colecting a disibilty check from social securty. I think it was 700.00 a month. I lived in Ohio and when I moved to New Jersey started driving a truck for a living after years of mental depression everything was going grate. IM not sure how many years went by, but I ended up working in Iraq ... Read More »

                    Husband is on Disability and My Paycheck Isn’t Enough to Cover the Bills. – Crystal

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                    “Dear Steve, My husband and I are newlyweds married May of 2011. We are having our first child in July and we are very excited. Last year one month before we left for Hawaii to get married I was let go. Fortunately I was able to find a job the very next but I was not going to be paid ... Read More »

                      I Was Injured and Can’t Work. – Bill

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                      “Dear Steve, I was the only one working when I seriously injured my back and had to stop working and file for disability. We moved out of our home and in with family for free while my wife looked for a job. At the time I left my job I had 3 auto loans and 4 open credit cards and ... Read More »

                        Financial Hardship Installment Loan. – Tracy

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                        “Dear Steve, I became disabled in 1993, and opened a bank account, purchased lfe insurance with Union Fidelity and 17 years later, with an immaculate payment record, and 750 credit record, the process for an unauthwith Unionorized draft on my bank, has crippled me, as I have not been able to work, and for two months my direct deposit did ... Read More »

                          All Aboard The Fraud Express! $1 Billion Ticket To Ride!

                          There’s not many fraud stories that cross my desk now that make me drop my jaw. I mean, really, a scam is a scam is a scam. But this doozy, oh this one has me sitting here looking like the kid from the Home Alone movies: hands flat on the sides of my face, jaw dropped and eyes wide. Charges ... Read More »

                            My Short Term Disability Company Hasn’t Paid Me and I’m Struggling. – Michele

                            “Dear Lewis, I am currently on short term disability for the last 5 months. The insurance company hasn’t paid me for the last two. They keep giving me the run around. I had to rent out my town home and now I live with my mother. I have no income and no savings. I have three cc. One at $5,100.00, ... Read More »

                              Adult Baby Continues To Receive Social Security Benefits – Fraud Allegations Dropped


                              Stanley Thornton, Jr. was featured, not too long ago, on an episode of National Geographic’s television show, “Taboo” where his life of living as an Adult Baby was showcased. When I first came across this news story I immediately thought of an episode of CSI I had seen once of an adult man living his life as a baby due ... Read More »

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