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My Mother In Law Just Died, So What Happens To Her Credit Cards?

April 18, 2018

A reader’s wife is wondering what happens to her mom’s assets — and debts.

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My Mom Passed Away, Can They Really Seize Her Condo?

April 11, 2018

A reader’s mother is gone, and her condo might be next.

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Can I Fix My Credit Report If There’s A Big, Fat Mistake On It?

April 4, 2018

A reader found a costly error, but he doesn’t know who to tell.

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What Is Tax Fraud? And Should I Be Worried About It?

March 14, 2018

A reader is suspicious of her husband’s “no problem” attitude.

Can A Credit Card Company Sue You?

Can A Credit Card Company Sue You After 7 Years?

March 7, 2018

A reader wants to know if he can wait out his credit card debts and pay nothing.

Get Credit Cards After Bankruptcy

Is It Possible To Get Credit Cards After Bankruptcy?

February 28, 2018

A reader is declaring bankruptcy, but he wants to know what happens afterward.

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Why Is It Bad To Have Credit Card Debt?

February 7, 2018

A reader insists his girlfriend is short-sighted for hating his high balances.

Can I Pay My Credit Card With Another Credit Card?

January 24, 2018

A reader’s boyfriend thinks he found a clever loophole. He hasn’t. But he still has options.

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Are Debt Relief Programs The Same Thing As Debt Settlement?

January 10, 2018

A reader wants to help his mother, but he’s scared he’ll make the problem worse.

Woman in a wheelchair calling to ask about disability forgiveness for credit card debt

Is There Really Such A Thing As Credit Card Debt Forgiveness For A Disability?

January 3, 2018

The answer is no, but the good news is: There are powerful options regardless of your disability.

Government Money

Is The Government Hiding Ways For Us To Get Out Of Debt?

December 27, 2017

A reader has heard about “secret government programs.” He might be right.

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Will You Help Me Go INTO Debt?

December 20, 2017

A reader says he needs debt to achieve his goals. Is he right?

Convincing My Boyfriend To Buy Fewer Gifts.

How Can I Convince My Boyfriend To Buy Fewer Gifts This Holiday Season?

December 13, 2017

A reader is upset that her otherwise thrifty boyfriend goes crazy at the end of the year.

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Is Debt Management Or Debt Settlement Better For Me?

December 6, 2017

A reader is deep in debt, but one plan is better than the others.

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What Happens If I Can’t Afford My Student Loan Payments?

November 29, 2017

A reader owes nearly $100,000 but takes home $850 a week.

Woman Credit Card Charge She Didn’t Make.

How Do I Get Rid Of A Credit Card Charge I Didn’t Make?

November 15, 2017

A reader can’t find an answer, but there’s a sure-fire way to get one.

Woman with medical debt and credit card debt sits upset at her laptop

I’ve Never Been In Debt Before, But Now I’m Sick. How Do I Avoid Debt Now?

November 8, 2017

A reader has lived a frugal life, but now her personal health may affect her personal finances.

Can a Debt Management Program Hurt My Chances To Buy A House?

Will A Debt Management Program Hurt My Chances To Buy A House?

November 1, 2017

A reader is finishing a DMP but wants to buy a home. Good news awaits him.

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When Is It OK To Cash In My Retirement To Remodel My Home?

October 25, 2017

It’s always OK, if you don’t mind losing almost $100,000.

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I Have Two Job Offers, Both At The Same Salary. Which Will Pay Me More?

October 16, 2017

A reader knows salary isn’t the only way to make money.