7 Ways Midwest States are Cheaper Than Others
Those flyover states aren’t as boring as you think when you’ve got extra money in your pocket.
Steve Rhode is known as the ‘Get Out of Debt Guy’ and he has been teaching people how to deal with money problems since the 1990’s. After his own personal bankruptcy, he formed a nonprofit organization to help people get out of debt. Since then, he’s had a syndicated advice column in 50 newspapers across the country and has written three books. He’s appeared on FOX, CNN, ABC, NBC, and MSNBC giving money advice and now he is now an investigative reporter specializing in covering consumer debt and the debt relief world.
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If a cosigner is released from repaying a debt, that doesn’t mean that everyone is off the hook.
A reader keeps getting offers for debt consolidation loans, but she’s not sure if they’re a good deal.
Even if a debt is past the statute of limitations, you may still receive collection calls. Here’s what you can do…
If you simply can’t afford to pay, it may be time to pull the plug and file bankruptcy.
The stores are trying to make money off you – but you may be able to flip the script.
A reader’s student loans still exist, even though her school doesn’t. Fortunately, she has options.
A reader is worried about never being able to retire.
A reader has already decided to settle his debts for less than he owes. The only question is: How much less?
A reader is scared to death of bankruptcy. But it might be a new lease on life.
A reader owes nearly $100,000 but takes home $850 a week.
It’s always OK, if you don’t mind losing almost $100,000.
A reader earns only $11,000 a year, but she’s being garnished $300 a month.
A reader wants to know how he can keep his car. Sadly, he can’t. But he has an option.
A reader is worried that her ex sent her son to a pricey college without telling her.
A reader owes big money on her car and wants to know what she should do next. Here’s what she SHOULDN’T do.
Payday loans are crushing a reader’s future. Her options are few but powerful.
A reader needs help getting his paycheck and his life back. Our guest expert Steve Rhode has the solution.
A reader calls one company for debt consolidation but gets sent to another — which lets him down.
A reader needs a way out — and there may be one. Or more.
all can be overcome when the balance of income and expenses is adjusted in your favor.
A reader wants to know which option is the best — or least bad.
A reader wants to know if a daughter’s diploma can be held hostage.
A reader wants to know how much getting sick really costs.
A reader’s religious awakening raises financial questions.
A reader wants to know, so they can stop fighting.
A reader with $80,000 in credit card debt is looking for a way out, and wants to know whether bankruptcy will solve his problems.
A reader asks what she can do to stop aggressive collection calls on an old debt she doesn’t owe.
A reader wants to know the magic formula. Here’s a hint: It doesn’t require magic at all.
A reader’s debts are ruining his life. He thinks it’s hopeless. Here’s why it’s not.
And another reader wants to know if she use a credit card or a debit card.
Question: My husband passed away a few years ago. A couple of years ago I had a couple of strokes, and I really have a hard time remembering things. I know there were a couple of bills, but I can’t find the right paperwork and a collector is trying to get me to pay. I think […]
A reader wants to know if rent is really “throwing money away.”
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