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How to Get Out of Credit Card Debtor’s Prison: Stop Hemorrhaging Money and Start Saving

Book Description

This Element is an excerpt from America, Welcome to the Poorhouse: What You Must Do to Protect Your Financial Future and the Reform We Need (ISBN: 9780137020171) by Jane White.¿Available in print and digital formats.

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A five-step, commonsense plan for wiping out your credit card debt and starting to save for your future again!

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Stop buying things you don’t need, replacing stuff that’s not worn out, paying too much for anything, and borrowing to buy anything if you can avoid it. Step one: Cut the “Junk Spending” out of your household diet. Step two: Realize what unsecured debt can cost you. Step three....

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