Getting Out Of Debt Fast
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There are a few ways to get out of debt fast. Ask friends or family for money. Consolidate all of your debt into a mortgage against your house. Consolidate your debt into one payment that has a significantly lower interest rate. Stop spending beyond your means. If you have been spending beyond your means for […]
If you have been spending beyond your means for some time now you will find that before you will ever get out of debt you will need to control your spending. Most people that over spend do so only because buying something makes them feel good. Or some people over spend by going out to expensive restaurants on a consistent basis. Whatever you have for a crutch that makes you over spend you need to realize this is a sort of addiction. Not much different then over eating, gambling, over drinking, or any other form of addiction.
To overcome these addictions you will need to first admit that you have an addiction then second seek help. Maybe this help will come through reading books, therapy, or group counselling. This is not a negative thing that you need to be ashamed of. Happens to the best of us in one way or another, after all we are all human.
Now that you are in the process of controlling your spending, now you can move onto getting out of debt. There are many companies in the US that can help you with your debt consolidation, the same goes for debt consolidation Canada companies. By consolidating your dabt you and paying a lower interest rate your date will disappear much quicker.
The reason this happens is instead of spending $200 per month on interest if $150 of that was going towards the principle your debts will diminsh much sooner. That is a whopping $1800 going towards your debt every year. Of course in your situation this can be much more or less that in this example.
I was in debt to the tune of $20,000 at one point and remortgaged my house. In doing this I had 20 thousand less in equity, but because the interest rates had gone down my overall payments stayed the same on my mortgage, and I no longer had payments of $1000 per month on the credit cards.
To find debt help you can look in the yellow pages, or go online and seek out companies that can help you. The next step to debt relief would be making the decision to go bankrupt. But that is for another discussion and you should not look at that until you have exhausted all other avenues.
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