Monthly Archive: December 2015

Dec 29

Obviously “The Total Money Makeover” and “Financial Peace Revisited”

are the books you want to start with. I’ve heard Mark say on his show that TMMO is the how and Financial Peace is the why I also highly recommend listening to his show (I listen online, it’s free at to keep motivated and to really get a feel for what he’s teaching. If …

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Dec 28

Yes. It won’t be easy, but it can be done

Communitcation and working to show you have intent to pay it off is the first step. Call and see, let them know the situation. Dave always says to focus on the 4 walls… house, food, utilities, clothing … first and rest of the payments after you are caught up on those. Plus getting the emergency …

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Dec 20

Thank you all for the great replies

A little bit more about our situation is we lost everything (ran up all this debt) a few years ago on a bad real estate deal combined with a medical expense. We sold our house at that time for a big loss and really don’t have too much left to sell! The debt we have …

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Dec 12

Welcome on board

Yes! There is hope for you. It’s a bad idea to call one of those consumer credit counseling places. You are treated just as if you filed for a bankruptcy, you also have to watch and make sure that they are paying the creditors as agreed. I’ve heard a lot of issues with this. The …

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Dec 09

Welcome, I am new here also

One thing I have learned over the years is that communication is VERY important. Keeping in constant contact with those you owe money to is always the best thing to do. My suggestion to you is: Keep paying the bills that you are not late on Figure out your budget and how much you can …

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