There is one sure way to take your name off a co-signed loan. But many can’t do it.
About the author
“Debts, unlike fine wine or my wife, do not improve with age." - Steve Bucci
- Personal Credit Coach
- Expert Witness in Identity Theft and Credit Scoring Related Cases
University of Rhode Island at Kingston
Author of the popular books:
- Credit Repair Kit For Dummies – 5th edition
- Barnes and Noble Debt Management
- Credit Management Kit For Dummies
- Managing Your Money All-In-One For Dummies (coauthor)
- Debt Repair Kit For Dummies (Australia)
Been featured on Fox Business News, Yahoo! Personal Finance and in countless newspapers across the nation
Appeared regularly as a personal finance expert on Comcast
Steve Bucci has been helping people decode and master personal credit and debt issues for the last 20 years. Bucci began his career in counseling at the Yale Psychiatric Institute before switching to a career in business, first management consulting and then finance. Wanting to return to a job that give him the chance to help people, Bucci served as president of several nonprofit organizations dedicated to helping the consumer wisely use credit. These include the Consumer Credit Counseling Service (CCCS) of Rhode Island, the CCCS of Southern New England and the Money Management International Financial Education Foundation.
Bucci has been a presenter at the FICO InterACT Global Conference, the Federal Reserve and the International Credit Symposium at Cambridge University in the UK. He has served as director of the CDNE Education Foundation, the University of RI Center for Personal Financial Education, the National Foundation for Credit Counseling, the Better Business Bureau of Rhode Island, the investment committee for the Episcopal Diocese of RI and National Network Non-Profit Services. He currently serves on the investment board for South County Health Care Systems.
Bucci received his BA and MA degrees from the University of Rhode Island at Kingston. He was named Visiting Executive in Residence at the University of Rhode Island in 2005.
Bucci and his wife, Barbara, live with their two cats, Peanut Butter and Smokey, at Sand Hill Cove in the seaside community of Narragansett, Rhode Island.
Steve's Latest Articles
2 min read Sep 17, 2015
Your spouse’s creditors may suggest you are liable for debts incurred prior to marriage. Don’t believe it.3 min read Aug 27, 2015
Are you being harassed by debt collectors when the debt isn’t yours? Make it stop.3 min read Jul 23, 2015
Collection agencies are good at scaring people. But there are limits to what they can do.2 min read Jul 02, 2015
Financial missteps can linger on your credit report for years. Here’s how to fix them.3 min read Jun 25, 2015
Your credit report has a long memory. Here’s how to get it to forget your checkered past.3 min read Jun 18, 2015
Paying the minimum amount could leave you in debt forever. Here’s the way to pay it off feasibly.3 min read May 21, 2015
A short sale will get you out of a bad mortgage. How will it affect future home purchases?2 min read May 29, 2014