Riches to rags: A family made homeless from a credit card debt Read m

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  1. goldpelican

    goldpelican Administrator Staff Member

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    More of a wealth mismanagement story.

    Lots of mis-steps along the way, but a shocking example of how everything can blow up in your face financially.
     
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    Killface Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    She doesn't really come across all that well in the video...
     
  3. DanielM

    DanielM Active Member Silver Stacker

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    How can he claim to not read yet operated a business
     
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    SpacePete Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    "Comfortable middle class couple", he runs a "thriving business" but his wife gets a carers allowance from the taxpayer? How?

     
  5. DanielM

    DanielM Active Member Silver Stacker

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    Yeah it's a joke. They weren't married so they would have just told centerlink they're just friends or housemates. And centerlink would have been like oh ok cool, nah that's fine
     
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    willrocks Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    It sounds like we're not getting the full story here.
     
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    tozak Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    two things seem wrong;

    (#1) Credit cards are unsecured debts, attempting to collect through forced bankruptcy does seem like a misuse of the courts and unfair practice by the collection agents. Surely they could have just placed lean on the house then taken it to court for a civil court order for repayment of debt.

    (#2) How on earth do you spend $20K on your credit cards then expect if you just ignore countless letters and phone calls that no one will ever chase you up for it?
     
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    spannermonkey Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    And
    The dumbass claims he can't read :lol:
    While his into home audio , yeah right :rolleyes:
     
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    I don't need to read any more.
    Anyone who has the means to pay off their credit card and does not is an idiot.
     

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