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I Screwed Up My Finances and Now I Feel Like it is Hurting My Mental Health

worry and bills

Question: Dear Steve, I am a 22-year-old college graduate. I grew up in a very stable household, both personally and financially. My parents do exceedingly well, and I have never once struggled.. until now. I always saw how my parents spent money and thought I could do the same. I didn’t have a complete understanding … Read more

Fear and Loathing in Debt

Being in debt is not an emotional walk in the park and unless you know what it is like, you can’t feel the pain or suffering that goes with it. People forget or don’t know what it is like to be in debt. No, not the kind of debt where you owe Bob a bit … Read more

I’m Deep in Cash Advance Debt on My Credit Cards From Helping My Boyfriend and Family. – Melissa

“Dear Steve, $16,000 in credit card debt(8500on one card,7100 on another) the 7100 is mostly cash advances for family needing help now im stuck with the bill 8500 is from when i was in nursing school and from a fiance who thought money grew on trees, the card for 8500 interest rate is being raised … Read more

ML Writes In, “I Can’t Pay My American Express Card.”

“Dear Steve, I am self employed and have lost an important account. I now cannot pay the minimum on my American Express card, which is $2,000.00. If I pay them I can’t pay my other expenses. Have you any ideas ?” Dear ML, Ouch! I know how much it hurts to lose a major account … Read more