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How to Get Out of Debt

How '20-Somethings' Can Get Out of Debt Pronto

Neal Frankle | Posted 05.19.2014 | Money
Neal Frankle

If you are in your 20s and in debt it can seem like a gargantuan task to throw that monkey off your back. Do not despair my young friend. It may seem impossible to clear that debt, but it's actually much easier than you think.

Why I Lie to My Parents About How Much I Make

LearnVest | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
LearnVest

I realized that if I continued to bail my parents out, nothing would ever change for them. They needed to get on a better financial track, and coming to their rescue wasn't going to help them do that.

My Daughter's Life is Over With These Private Student Loans

Steve Rhode | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question "Dear Steve, I am a Nurse Practitioner who is vey very concerned about my daughters mental health -as a result of he...

My College Won't Give Me My Transcript. What Now?

Steve Rhode | Posted 11.04.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Dear Steve, Hi, I've been reading about how to go back to school while in debt with another university, however, nothing has helped. I went to a pr...

Still Drowning in Sallie Mae Private Consolidation Loan

Steve Rhode | Posted 11.03.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, A few years ago my husband & I filed for chapter 7 BK & it was discharged (2008). We were told that we c...

I'm Disabled With 20 Year Old Law School Debt I Struggle to Pay

Steve Rhode | Posted 10.23.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I have amassed a huge student loan debt from law school over 20 years ago. I never completed law school ...

I'm a Registered Nurse But School Loans Are Killing Me

Steve Rhode | Posted 10.15.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I went back to school to earn my Registered Nurse License. Took out huge loans for school that I can not...

The Student Loan Lawyers Say I Have to Settle

Steve Rhode | Posted 10.11.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I have defaulted on a student loan in the amount of $33,240 with NCO. A law firm has called me and says ...

A Large Part of the Student Loans Was Used for Living Expenses

Steve Rhode | Posted 10.09.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I co-signed for approximately $35,000 worth of school loans for my daughter. She graduated from Chatham ...

Free Book to Avoid Being Scammed When Getting Out of Debt

Steve Rhode | Posted 08.05.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

I just published my latest free ebook titled "How to Get Out of Debt Without Getting Scammed and What to Do if You Have Been." Huffington Post reader...

I'm a Nurse. Had a Brain Tumor. Became Addicted. Now Looking for a Job.

Steve Rhode | Posted 10.05.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I was making about $100,000 year as a registered ER nurse. I had a tumor close to my brain removed. B...

My Student Loan Payments Don't Even Cover the Interest

Steve Rhode | Posted 10.05.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Hi Steve, Basically ever since i graduated i was never able to find a job with my degree because either my experienc...

I Think My Financial Future is All Over. Is There Any Hope?

Steve Rhode | Posted 10.05.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I really need your advice, I just came from your website and just reading about debt makes me sick to my...

Mental Health Issues and Student Loans Are Keeping Us Down

Steve Rhode | Posted 10.05.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, Our family filed bankruptcy in 2007 - our son has mental health issues and we accumulated a LOT of medic...

Will Sallie Mae Forgive My Dying Daughter's Student Loans?

Steve Rhode | Posted 10.01.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, My daughter has roughly $65,000 in Sallie Mae non-government backed student loans. She got her RN degree...

I Have High Private Student Loans and Low Income. - Kelly

Steve Rhode | Posted 10.01.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I have approximately $220,000 in private student loan debt, all of which I got with a co-signer. I ear...

Divorced and Drowning in Student Loans. - Gretchen

Steve Rhode | Posted 10.01.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I got divorced in 2007 . I had a full time job, owned a house, car and never missed a payment on any bil...

Some Private Student Loans Can Be Quickly Eliminated in Bankruptcy

Steve Rhode | Posted 09.24.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Under the heading of don't believe everything you think, it appears many people continue to erroneously believe student loans can't be discharged in b...

How Do I Deal With My Student Loan Debt So I Can Go to Medical School?

Steve Rhode | Posted 09.08.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I graduated from undergrad with a degree in Psychology and $20,000 in school loans. My loans were priv...

I Work Two Jobs and Can't Afford My Debt

Steve Rhode | Posted 08.21.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I have 60,000 in debt from student loans and credit cards. I live in New York City working two jobs and...

I Got a Great Degree I Can't Afford

Steve Rhode | Posted 08.15.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, Went to Temple University and got a BS in Exercise Physiology. I owe Sallie Mae over $165,000 in loans,...

I Want to Settle My Old Debt. - Kyle

Steve Rhode | Posted 08.12.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I am attempting to settle old debt past the statute of limitations. I have debt that is nearly 7 years ...

I Graduated From a Foreign Medical School With $350,000 in Student Loans

Steve Rhode | Posted 08.10.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I went to school outside of the country and obtained the equivalent of an MD degree. Without a residency...

My Husband Had a Spending Addiction and I'm Drowning in Student Loans

Steve Rhode | Posted 08.06.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I'm what some would consider a "career" student, and I'm learning several lessons about debt the hard wa...

Who Can I Trust When Getting Out of Debt?

Steve Rhode | Posted 08.04.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, I'm a 30 year financial sales guy. Made lots of money in the 90's only to give it all to ex wife in di...