Friday, March 6, 2009

10 suggestions to get out of debt quickly

In my previous post, I told you the common mistakes done by people when they are in debt or when they are dealing with debt consolidation companies. Now I am giving you 10 suggestions that would help you not only to get out of debt quickly but also help you to stay out of debt.

  • First of all reduce your expenses and transfer the balance from credit cards with higher APR to credit cards with lower APR. In this way your debt will not rise when you are trying to get out of it.
  • Make a budget and remain stick to it. Calculate the amount you need to spend on necessary things in a month and always remain in that limit. It is easy to spend money when you have not made any budget.
  • Try to pay more than required to get out of debt as quickly as possible.
  • Always try to reuse things in order to save money. It will not help you financially but is also good for the environment.
  • Always pay your monthly bills on time and avoid paying late fees.
  • Try to change your spending attitude. Buy only those which are required and try to avoid buying those things which may get you into more debt.
  • Try to be with people and friends who help you to get out of debt with their suggestions and can understand your goals.
  • Try to shop not for clothes and accessories but for best account, best credit, best loans etc.
  • I know that when you are in debt, your first priority is to get out of debt. But try to save money for some really true emergency which you can’t ignore.
  • Never use your credit card when you are in debt. This will not only help you to get out of debt quickly but also help you to avoid buying things which you can’t afford at the moment.

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