• Debt

    Manage Your Debts In Easy Steps

    First, you need to pay all the available balances that you can pay. For example, if you have a credit card debt, pay the full amount. This will help you adjust your entire budget for the whole month. You will not longer have to worry about the statement. Of course, you need to sacrifice a little when you pull money out of your budget. But take note that paying the full credit debt will relieve you from interest rates. Interest rates eat up a bulk of your credit payments. In fact, you are actually just reducing your original debt in minimal amount. So the trick is to pay the entire debt whenever the statement comes in. It will also help you manage your existing money better.

    Second, do not spend on things that are not very important. Most of the time, people use their credit cards to pay for emergency … Read the rest

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    Debt Management Mistakes

    Mistakes People Make

    When you’re burdened with multiple debts, it’s easy to lose track and end up not paying on time, thereby attracting late payment fees and perhaps even eventual debt recovery process. You might not only miss out on interest free periods, but also end up paying hundreds of dollars a month for late fees.

    Another mistake people make is that they make only the minimum payment to cover the interest amount without thinking about ways to clear off the principal.

    People try to avoid banks, especially if they are sure they won’t be able to meet a repayment schedule – that’s unfortunate because communicating with the bank might actually help you to defer payments or save you from late fee charges.

    When people opt for consolidation, they may forget to close their high risk personal loans which would still attract charges even if they’ve moved it to … Read the rest