I Haven’t Been Honest With My Wife About Our Debt. – Brad

“Dear Steve, Married 8 years Two Kids Wife was home on Maternity leave in 06. I was mortage broker. Wife does not handle money stress well at all. Money was tight. I used credit cards and HELOC to meet bill obligations. Have about 55k in debt wife does not know about. She has recently started … Read more

With Debt, Do Us Part?

In searching for material for my next video project, I stumbled across a video that literally, made me do a triple take. A YouTube user preaching to viewers ways to save and budget money. Some of his advice had merit but there was one part that made me question out loud: “Did he REALLY just … Read more

Is Your Lover Cheating on You and Slowly Killing You Financially?

photo © 2010 Jaci Berkopec | more info (via: Wylio)A new study by the National Endowment for Financial Education and Forbes says 1 in 3 couples who have combined their finances, admit they have been keeping financial secrets from the other. The leading money crimes were hiding cash, minor purchases and bills. Meanwhile, a significant … Read more

Debt, Relationships, Fighting, Sexually Transmitted Debt and Financial Infidelity

Hi, this is Steve Rhode. I’m a consumer debt expert and some people even call me the get out of debt guy. If you are looking for me you can find me on Twitter @GetOutOfDebtGuy and on the web at GetOutofDebt.org. This time we are going to be talking about a serious subject, fighting about … Read more

When I Get Married, Will Her Debt Become Mine? – Pronob

“Dear Steve, I am getting married in about 5 months. My future spouse has credit card debt which she is paying of through a credit card relief organization. Would her liability of that money become my responsibility to the credit card companies after we get married? Please advise. Thank you. Pronob” Dear Pronob, No. Please … Read more

Recently Married But Brought My Sexually Transmitted Debt Into the Relationship. – Jeff

“Dear Steve, Over the past few years I have incurred about $20,000 in credit card debt. I am not at the point where I have missed any payments, so I haven’t been harassed by creditors. But the reality is that I barely get by now month to month and if some emergency came up where … Read more

John is Worried His Debt Will Scare Away His Fiancee

“Dear Steve, Here is the situation. I have 50K of debt between credit cards and lines of credit and a 20k vehicle loan. When I first met my fiancee, she asked about credit card debt, I was defensive about it so i just told her that i didn’t have any. She knew I had a … Read more