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Free yourself from Credit Card Debts

Paying down your credit card debt with the minimum payment can take you more than half your lifetime to consume. An accumulated debt can really take control of your spending and that does not even include your mortgages or student loans (if you have any). How many credit cards do you own currently? Are you absolutely sure that you need all of them? Take a step back and take a look at how you are spending your money. You need to nip it in the bud as early as possible because you will not know where you might end up if you carry on with this kind of spending.

If you are living off your credit card on a day to day basis, you might need to rethink your financial layout. The reason being is that you are spending more than you think you are compared to using case or using your debit card. Don’t say that it’s ok because you are paying your card as the bill comes. Remember that you are using an unsecured debt. This means that interests are there even though you pay it off right away. Not all establishments (or items) offer 0% interest on all your purchases. If you cannot let go of your card right away, it’ OK, you can just leave it at home instead and use your debit card instead. Use your credit card for emergencies.

Save up and make sure that you will be able to have cash on hand in case you have emergencies instead of relying on your card. This is the point in time wherein you will be working towards clearing out your debts. Pay more than the minimum amount so you can get rid of it in no time. How would you like to receive your salary and set aside savings instead of card payments?