Ask Stacy: My Credit Card Debt Is Killing Me — What Can I Do?

If you've got a debt problem, it's time to stop worrying and start doing something about it.

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Welcome to “Ask Stacy,” a video feature in which I answer a money question submitted by a reader or viewer. (Learn how to send in a question of your own below.)

Today’s question is about debt; specifically, what to do when it becomes unmanageable.

Finding help with debt was the subject of the first TV news story I ever did back in 1991, and I’ve covered it many times since. If you’ve got a debt problem, or know someone who does, this story could be one of the most important you’ll ever see or share.

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About me

I founded Money Talks News in 1991. I’m a CPA, and have also earned licenses in stocks, commodities, options principal, mutual funds, life insurance, securities supervisor and real estate.

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Stacy Johnson
Stacy Johnson @moneytalksnews
I'm the founder of Money Talks News and have spent the last 40+ years in the personal finance trenches. I'm a CPA, author of a few books and multiple Emmy recipient. I'm ... More

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