We Make Good Money But We Are Drowning in Debt. – Joe

“Dear Steve, My wife and I have always been in debt. We currently have about $90k in unsecured debt, a $256k mortgage, and $30k in car payments. We earn about $150k per year between the both of us. We have two small children. We are literally drowning right now. We both have very limited part-time … Read more

Debt Relief Orders Let Consumers Go Bankrupt Through Credit Counselors

An interesting new development in the UK is the formalization of a new tool, the Debt Relief Order, to let consumers eliminate their debts under the power of bankruptcy but without all the hassle or cost. For debtors that have less than £15,000 of unsecured debt and no assets, they can go to a credit … Read more

Is Debt Consolidation a Viable Debt Solution For Unsecured Debt?

It seems like every day the question of debt consolidation comes up and I think it is starting to drive me a little crazy. Some where in the human DNA is a gene that makes people think that when you have problems paying your bills that debt consolidation is the natural debt solution. If I … Read more

I’m Afraid I’m Going To Get Laid Off. How Will I Pay My Bills? What Will I Do?

“Dear Steve, When I read the news I get so afraid that I will get laidoff. Business at work seems to be slow and I find myself surfing the internet more at work and reading more of these stories about the pink slips that are coming. I’ve got bills and credit card debt to payoff … Read more