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.
For more information on this topic, check out:
- “Get Help With Credit Card Debt“
- “Resolutions 2018: Crush Your Debt in 3 Simple Steps“
- “Ready to Tackle Your Debt? 12 Tips to Find Free or Cheap Help“
And if you’d like to win $2,500 to help pay off your debt, see “Struggling With Debt? Win $2,500 to Start the New Year Debt Free.”
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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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