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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
3 min read Apr 03, 2014
People can be so cavalier about debt. Don’t be a doofus. Make smart debt moves now.3 min read Feb 19, 2014
It’s time to flip that calendar — and update your financial plan — with a few tips for 2014.2 min read Jan 23, 2014
Now that the bulls are back on Wall Street, should I invest my emergency cash?2 min read Jan 16, 2014
The lien on your home came from your ex. Now that you’re divorced, shouldn’t it go away?2 min read Jan 09, 2014
It’s hard to loosen the purse strings after a recession. Here’s a smart way to do it.3 min read Nov 14, 2013
Obamacare may be available at a crucial time for families of the terminally ill.2 min read Sep 12, 2013
Your condo can change hands with a quitclaim deed. But it can be tricky with a mortgage.3 min read Jun 17, 2013