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    Overseas credit card debt

    Hi, I need advise regarding my credit card debt concern. I am a Vietnamese and I worked in Indonesia for 3.5 years. While based in Jakarta, I had a bank account and a credit card. I paid it on time always. However, due to personal reasons, I left the country and missed out on paying my...
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    QLD Separated for More than 5 Years - Ex Refusing Mediation?

    Hi, guys. TLDR - go to last paragraph... Here's a basic rundown of what's going on: 1. Ex left 5 years ago to be with the guy she was having an affair with, who then became her de facto. 2. Initially, she did not want the kids and then decided on a 3/7 shared custody basis, and, once she...
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    WA Outstanding Credit Card Debt from 2014 - What to Do?

    I became aware of an outstanding credit card debt from 2014 that I truly thought had been paid off. I had found myself in a difficult financial situation towards the end of 2014 with a few outstanding debts. I had a very good friend come to my rescue at the time and generously agreed to pay...
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    WA Settlement of Credit card debt

    My husband and I have 5 credit cards between us, with of a total debt of $65k. We have defaulted on all credit cards. I may have access to a lump sum of money so I was wondering if I could offer a one off lump sum payment to finalise and clear the debt with each bank. If so, what is a fair and...
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    VIC Debt Collectors Chasing Me for Deceased Brother's Debt?

    Hi, I have recently been contacted by a debt collector trying to recover a credit card debt my brother had. My brother was not born in Australia. We grew up in Australia, but he moved to Malaysia about 12 years ago, and has lived there since. He did have an Australian bank account and credit...
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    SA Credit Card debt that I can't pay - steps to take?

    Hi, I have about $9000 credit card debt over 3 cards that I can't pay any time soon. I cannot meet minimum repayments or even small payments due to current circumstances. I am not currently residing in Australia. I'm seeking advice on what steps to take next. I am currently looking for work...
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    VIC Help with Credit Corp Issues?

    Hi team, We had a loan with Commonwealth bank and we missed 2 payments as we moved and didn't get the mail till after the date due to the redirection process. They didn't email or call us but then we were contacted on 7th Sep 2011 from Credit Corp saying they brought the debt. We tried to...
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    TAS Recovering Money Transferred to Deceased Mother's Bank Account?

    Hi everyone, I recently transferred a large sum of money ($50,000) from my overseas bank account to my mother's bank account here as I wasn't able to transfer the money to my own Australian account. She had agreed to transfer the money back to me as soon as she could, but she passed away not...
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    VIC Property Settlement - Does Wife's Ex Have a Claim on Property?

    Hello, Situation: Wife inherited money from her grandmother who expressly wanted to provide for her. She purchased a 3 bedroom home in 1995 with this money and a mortgage. She lived in the house for a couple of years, then rented it out till September 2003 when she and her de facto moved into...
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    NSW Opinion on My Credit Card Debt?

    I think debt collectors are trying to get into contact with me and the only thing that might be hanging over my head is a credit card debt from the early 2000's in which I haven't made any payments to since 2002 or early 2003 at the very latest. So I understand the situation in NSW that the debt...