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Tales of financial horrors

By Katie Doyle ·
Monday, October 20, 2014
Posted: 9 am ET

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Lesly C
October 02, 2013 at 10:50 pm

not being able to make land payments

October 02, 2013 at 7:22 pm

Lost my job

Karen G
October 02, 2013 at 1:34 pm

Taking 8 months to close on a mortgage re-fi....from the same bank that already held my mortgage!

October 02, 2013 at 11:08 am

losing my job

Rachel Mitchell
October 02, 2013 at 3:20 am

Paying $750 to get my car fixed, after 18 months of it not being fixed and my other car breaking down over 200 miles away. I couldn't afford to loose my job, so I had to fork out my last $500 to encourage the guy to fix it.

October 02, 2013 at 2:44 am

In college (I had no job) I somehow managed to get approved for credit cards, needless to say that was a HUGE mistake.

October 02, 2013 at 12:24 am

Our daughter was born with severe neurological issues $ the medical bills are enormous

kathy harmon
October 01, 2013 at 9:54 pm

losing my job in the middle of a divorce

October 01, 2013 at 4:50 pm

bought a mobile home, lived there 6 months, took 9 months to sell (for less than I paid) total loss, about $10,000

Chondria A.
October 01, 2013 at 1:00 pm

Fees, fees and more fees.