I’m On a Fixed Income. What is the Best Way to Deal With My Debt?

Question: Dear Steve, I am an 80 yr old retired man on a fixed income. Previously I owed credit debt of about 17000 but took some savings and reduced it to about 11500. My credit score is about 780.I am getting letters from settlement companies and wonder if I should settle this debt with chase … Read more

Accredited Debt Relief Says I Will Need to Default on My Debt. I’m On a Fixed Income. – Vicki

“Dear Steve, I’m living on a limited income. Social Security $1060. and a small pension of $160. I lost my Long Term Disabiltiy when I turned 66 which was $549 so I lost a lot of money. I have a credit card with Wells Fargo that use to be 11% until they received the money … Read more

My Mother is on a Fixed Income But Has $87K of Credit Card Debt. – Christopher

“Dear Steve, I have 2 situations: 1) 51 year old male, am unemployed, have approx $45K in debt 2) mom, 72 years old, $87K worth of CC debt, fixed income, playing interest every month, but getting no where. I was actually wondering if you recommend the various services that advertise on your website, or if … Read more

My Partner Just Filed for Bankruptcy to Discharge His Debt. – Norman

“Dear Steve, I read most of the questions posed to you by others and most apply to me. I have a 38K unsecured debt plus personal loans (one of which is my sister’s credit card10k). My partner just filed for bankruptcy to discharge his debt but keep our mortgages (to keep the home) and car … Read more

I Live on a Fixed Income and Owe $52,000 in Medical Bills on Credit Cards – Patricia

Patricia “Dear Steve, I owe unsecured dept in the amount of 52,000.00. These are mostly medical bills applied to credit cards. I live on a fixed income and would like to know if there is some government grant that is free. I would really like to get out from under this debt as I do … Read more

David Writes In “I’m About To Lose My House”

David wrote to me at GetOutOfDebt.org and asked me for help with his debt situation. If you have a question, you can ask me for free help and advice also. “Dear Steve, I accepted a job in Seattle. My wife and family and home are still in Idaho. My wife is on a fixed income, … Read more