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Getting out of debt by Rubina Ratnakar

Life Skills Tue, 17 Aug 2021 17:30:19 +0000

All people use credit cards these days. You won’t find anyone who is not using any mode of credit to pay their expenses. Now, what exactly is happening with the extensive use of credit cards or loans? We are getting under more and more debt. Credit cards have eliminated the usage of cash to buy commodities. Nowadays, people prefer to satisfy their needs and pay later for them. In this blog, Rubina Ratnakar gives some suggestions for getting out of debt.

If you want to get out of debt, take the initiative! Don’t get into debt anymore. Do not borrow any money or use your credit card until you have paid off the previous debt. This is necessary for you to get out of the debt circle.

Make a habit of making all your payments with cash. Stop the habit of paying later for the commodities you buy. This was the lifestyle people used to have before the time credit cards and loans came into existence. Cash spending habits will definitely eliminate the increasing burden of debt on you.

Keep a track of your monthly spending. You need to know where the money is going before preparing a budget. A budget will help you in paying for your essentials and your debt at the same time. After analyzing the monthly expenditure, you can prioritize the expenses and form a fulfilling budget.

Fix the amount of money you can pay to the debt. It is generally the extra money you allot to paying off the debts. If you have three different loans, you should try to pay them off by paying every one of them. Once one of the debts is paid off, keep the amount for the debts the same. This will help you in finishing your debts quickly.

For early payment of the loan, you should pay more than the minimum amount required monthly for the loan. This will help in paying off the debt before time.

Discuss the financial problems with your family so that they know what the problem is. You alone will not be able to cut the financial expenses.

Check out the latest blogs by Rubina Ratnakar on effective negotiation and skincare for living in cold countries.

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