How to get out of debt

Knowing how to get out of personal debt is  difficult. If you feel trapped by debt please take a minute  to read how to get out of debt.

Watch this video to learn how to get out of debt

1st step – to get out of debt – work out who I owe money to?

The 1st step is to document who you owe money to and the terms on which you owe it. You should categorize the debts into unsecured debt and secured debt.

Unsecured debts are debt which are not secured by any assets. Usually the following type of debts would fall into this category

  • credit cards
  • store cards
  • utility bills
  • personal loans

Secured debts are loans which are secured by assets (usually home loans or car loans are secured debts).

2nd step – to get out of debt – prepare a budget

The 2nd step is to work out a realistic budget.  Your budget will need to include the repayments towards your secured debts (ie your house or car), otherwise these assets will get re-possessed.

3rd step – to get out of debt – prepare a debt repayment plan

The 3rd step is to work out a repayment plan to repay unsecured debt. If you have a surplus from your budget, you will be able to use this surplus to repay debt.

4th step – to get out of debt – get professional help

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