Personal Debt Stories
Stories of people overcoming challenges with credit card debt.
Americans have record-levels of credit card debt. We owe $482 billion to credit card companies. Although every financial situation is unique, common themes run through the financial challenges that people face. These personal debt stories come from real clients of Consolidated Credit. They’ve shared their experiences with credit card debt in the hopes that it can inspire others facing similar situations.
If you’re struggling to eliminate credit card debt, it’s time to turn the page on your debt story today. Call 1-800-774-0313. A certified credit counselor will review your options for relief and help you find the best way to get out of debt in your situation. Turn the page on your debt story today.
Bernadette says the fees for her debt consolidation program were tiny compared to the savings she got with zero percent interest. See how much she saved....Read the Story
A tragedy sent Cheryl on a bleak financial path. See how Consolidated Credit helped her overcome her grief debt and be fiscally responsible....Read the Story
Julie's shopping sprees landed her in $11,000 in credit card debt. See how Consolidated Credit helped clear up her debt so she could buy her first home....Read the Story
Credit cards make it easy to overspend, but when overspending leads to debt problems, this solution can help you stop spending and get control of your money....Read the Story
After IRS fees and NYS taxation took its toll on Terrence's funds, raking him up to $21,000 of credit card debt, Terrence sought the help of Consolidated Credit to guide him on how to properly allocate his funds with a customized debt management program....Read the Story
Having a high income often means high debt levels too. Learn what happened when an MBA decided to pay all his debts in full in just five years....Read the Story
Follow one woman’s journey from overwhelming debt spread over six credit cards to being debt-free in just two years. Learn how you can do the same....Read the Story
Using credit cards without a budget can lead to unwanted debt. Learn how this nanny used debt counseling to budget and pay off $10,000 debt....Read the Story
Rose's financial infidelity put her in $10,000 debt. Read about how Consolidated Credit helped turn her finances around...Read the Story
A debt management program with Consolidated Credit helped Lori become debt-free in less than 60 payments with no credit damage. Learn how!...Read the Story
Felicia's kidney failure led to her using credit cards for medical bills and amassing $16,000 debt. Find out how she became debt-free!...Read the Story
You can't pay credit cards unemployed, so what options do you have when you lose your job? Find out how Ryan overcame debt and unemployment....Read the Story
Does debt consolidation work? If you have overwhelming debt; it can! Learn how Angela beat down $35,000 debt from divorce and medical bills....Read the Story
Wondering how to pay off six credit cards? Read Mona's story and see how she used the snowball method to eliminate debt with our help....Read the Story
Stuck on how to pay off $25,000 in credit card debt? Read how Consolidated Credit helped Scot pay it offby reducing his APR to just 2%....Read the Story
Being a single parent can cause challenges with debt. When her son’s father left and her balances grew, Josefina called Consolidated Credit....Read the Story
Unemployment can drain your savings, forcing you to rely on credit cards to cover income gaps. This relief program helps you recover and get out of debt....Read the Story