I Finally Became a Registered Nurse But I’m Drowning in Student Loans. – Carmen

Dear Steve, I went back to school to earn my Registered Nurse License. Took out huge loans for school that I can not pay back at the moment. As a new grad, it took me almost 2 years to finally find a job. I have been working as extra help/on-call for approx 9 months now … Read more

I Had a Brain Tumor and Then Became Addicted to Pain Killers. – Jim

“Dear Steve, Dear Steve, I was making about $100,000 year as a registered ER nurse. I had a tumor close to my brain removed. Became addicted to narcotics, told my work and board of nursing, checked myself into 28 days inpatient and 5 months outpatient 5 days then 3 days last 2 months. On unemployment … Read more

I Can’t Get a Private Student Loan to Finish My Nursing Degree With a Tax Lien. – Shelia

“Dear Steve, In February 2012 I filled for an Offer In Compromise with Georgia Department of Revenue. I am a nursing student and I am not employed. I received a call from the State Department wanting me to make payment arrangements for $50.00. I explained that paying $50.00 a month will cause a hardship and … Read more

I Just Graduated From Nursing School Without a Diploma. How Do I Get a Job? – Noname

“Dear Steve, I just graduated from Nursing school and I owe the school $40,000 (not student loans). They were nice enough to allow me enroll in classes so I can graduate but now I do not have a transcript or diploma. I would like to pay back the debt as soon as I get a … Read more