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

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“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 (its in both our names). ... Read More »

    Wife Wants to Declare Bankruptcy But I’m Ashamed to Do It. – David

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    “Dear Steve, I was laid-off 4 months ago and have been unable to get a job so far. I’m 63, no savings, no retirement. Before i was laid-off we had difficulty meeting our financial obligations. We had asked 2 of our credit cards for hardship help; they closed our accounts, lowered interest rate and payment. Now that I’m unemployed i’m ... Read More »

      The Inside Scoop on the Free Home Telephone Service That’s Not

      Last night I saw the commercial below offering free telephone service, or so it appears. [flashvideo file=/wp-content/uploads/IMG_0023.flv /] While the commercial says “the government will pay for you to have free home phone service”, it’s not the whole story. The government program behind this is the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Lifeline and Link-Up Affordable Telephone Service for Income-Eligible Consumers. To ... Read More »

        Financial Concerns for People With Long-Term Illnesses

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        A diagnosis of any major disease will change your life. You may spend much of your time thinking about life and death and your own mortality. You might be trying to hold onto a job, if your health will allow it. You may be wondering who to tell — and who to turn to for support. You might be running ... Read More »

          Financial Concerns for People With AIDS/HIV

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          A diagnosis of HIV or AIDS will change your life. You may spend much of your time thinking about life and death and your own mortality. You might be trying to hold onto a job, if your health will allow it. You may be wondering who to tell — and who to turn to for support. You might be running ... Read More »

            Coping Financially With a Short-Term Disability

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            George is a truck driver. He experienced a seizure and went to see his doctor. Although the doctor said he is all right, state law prohibits him from driving for six months. Susan expected to go back to work six weeks after the birth of her baby, but she experienced severe depression and was unable to return to work for ... Read More »

              I’m Homeless and Hopelessly in Debt. What Should I Do? – Darrell

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              Darrell “Dear Steve, Went on SSI about 18 months ago, and lost everything. Im homeless now. Getting my food at food banks, and shelter wherever. My only sorce of income is SSI. I receive 850 dollars a month. I have around 10,000 in credit card debt. I also have about 2500 in payday loans i owe. I dont know what ... Read More »

                We Went to Credit Counseling and Our Payment Was Higher. – Dan

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                “Dear Steve, 19,000 dollars in credit card debt. Fixed income of 1400 per month SS and maybe 1000 a month in extra earned income. Payments to Credit Cards are currently 450 per month. (11,000 of the 19,000 is on a zero interest card due to begin to charge interest in six months) – Card companies not willing to negotiate. Credit ... Read More »

                  Crystal is on a Fixed Income But Wants to Get Her Credit Cards Paid

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                  “Dear Steve, I am currently on fixed income of about $657 amonth. My income comes from SSI and Social Security disability. I have a couple school loans and several past medical and credit card bills that I want to get paid off. Tell me what I can do to get my credit cards and all my other bills completely paid ... Read More »

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