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The Debt Escape Plan by
Publication Date: 2015-02-18
Winner of the American Society of Journalists and Authors' 2016 Outstanding Book Award in the Self-Help category Praise for Author's Last Book: - Confessions of a Credit Junkie is presented in a conversational tone, without confusion, techno-speak complexity or excessive industry jargon. The book breaks through delusion and naiveté and can, given a chance, inspire even the most wide-eyed spender to avoid the pit of debt that snared Harzog and so very many others. - Creditcardinsider.com If you're in credit-card debt and you're tired of being told that all you need to do is give up your daily latte - and cut up all your credit cards - this is the book for you.
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The complete idiot's concise guide to getting out of debt [electronic resource by
ublisher Summary 1
You want to lower - or even eliminate - your debt. But it's not easy to balance your checkbook when so much of your salary is consumed by life. This helpful guide offers solid strategies to help you get out of your money pit. In it you get: *An understadning of where debt comes from and how to control your cash flow. *Expert advice on creating a budget plan and payment strategy you can live with. *Tactics for regaining control over credit cards, your mortgage, and other debt. *Real-world tips on getting creditors off your back.
The Simple Dollar by
Publication Date: 2010-06-09
Struggling with debt? Frustrated about work? Just not satisfied with life? "Trent Hamm set out to boost his happiness by freeing himself from debt. This account of how he succeeded, and how he was able to construct the life he'd always wanted, will inspire readers to put his ideas to work in their own lives." -Gretchen Rubin, author of the #1 New York Times best seller, THE HAPPINESS PROJECT