I Can Make My Payments But Want to Get Out of Debt Faster Before I Propose. – Joshua

“Dear Steve, So here is my question. I’m 32 years of age. I’m in credit card debt of about $25,000.00 with nothing to show but painful memories. I own no home, my vehicle is paid off, I have no kids. I am however planning on asking my beautiful girlfriend to marry me this summer with … Read more

Getting Married But We Can’t Make Ends Meet or Afford a Wedding. – Katie

“Dear Steve, I’m getting married in January to the love of my life. But I am concerned about our financial situation. I just went full-time at my job 2 months ago so we would have more money, but it seems like we still don’t have enough money for everything. Together, we have $1,500 in bills … Read more

I’m Getting Married and Discovered She Has a Mountain of Debt. – Sammy

“Dear Steve, Thank you for providing such a valuable service during these difficult economic times. I am getting married in the spring of 2010. We have been discussing each other’s finances and unfortunately she will be bringing with her a mountain of debt. She is 50yo, Gross income is $120k, $45k of credit card debt, … Read more

Trudy is Worried About Getting Married Before Her Bankruptcy is Completed

Trudy “Dear Steve, I filed for bankruptcy in November. My court date with bankruptcy court is in January of 2009. My fiance and I wanted to get married in December but I am afraid to marry him before the court date. I don’t want to take the stand and state my new last name with … Read more

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

“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 … Read more

I Don’t Want to Get Married With Debt. – Brandi

Brandi “Dear Steve, My Fiance and I are currently about 12,000 dollars in debt not including are student loans that are currently in deferment his deferment ends soon (he graduates next month) his school cost about 40,000 dollars I’m just starting school so my loans and schooling will be deferred for a while Most of … Read more

Will My Bad Credit Affect My Future Husband? – MRG

“Dear Steve, I have a huge student loan and credit card debt I am trying to pay off. I will also be getting married next year to somone who has a gredit credit score. I’m working to get out of my credit card debt but my student loan will take 20 year s to pay … Read more

I’m Getting Married But My Fiancee and I Don’t Seem to Be Money Compatible. – Sarah

“Dear Steve, I am 27 years old and engaged. I spent significant money to fix up my house so I could sell it and move where my fiancee got a job. I also bought a new mattress in January 2008, consulting with the fiancee. I now owe (been paying stuff for a while) $4500 from … Read more

I Just Bought a House And My Soon to Be Husband is Going to File Bankruptcy. – R

“Dear Steve, I just bought a house, in my name only and will be getting married next month. He is planning on filing bankruptcy due to his ex foreclosing on a house that was in both names. When he does this, will it effect my loans? Can they come after my assets, that I had … Read more

Jessica is Engaged, in Debt, and Broke But Wants Big Wedding

“Dear Steve, I am 25 years old, pretty deep in debt, and engaged to be married. My fiancee, who I’ve been with for just over 7 years now, was gracious enough to tell me we could get married whenever I was ready. Now the problem – my debt. My debt currently consists of the following: … Read more