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Deal with Your Debt: The Right Way to Manage Your Bill$ and Pay Off What You Owe by Liz Pulliam Weston

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Create Your Game Plan

By now you have at least a rough idea of how you want to prioritize your goals, including which debts you'll pay off first. To complete your game plan, two more steps remain: locating the cash to fund your plan and making sure you're paying the lowest rates possible so that you can get to the finish line faster.

Chapter 11 goes into more detail about the various places you can find cash. But here's a list to get you started thinking:

  • What could you sell? Unloading an unneeded vehicle could raise some significant cash (and lower your auto insurance premium as well). Or maybe you could auction that Hummel collection on eBay. Perhaps you could hold a yard sale to simultaneously reduce your clutter and boost your bank balance. ...

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