|Why Debt is Bad for You|
Of course, you feel some of the side effects of having too much debt. But, do you know the real reasons that debt is bad for you? You may be surprised to find out.
|How to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck|
If you want to get your debt under control, you need to have more wiggle room in your budget. Living paycheck to paycheck is a dangerous habit that can lead to financial disaster if you're not careful.
|How to Live Within Your Means|
Living within your means is one of the financial habits recommended in nearly every "How to Get Rich" type of books. It's also a vital part of your debt diet. You must bring your spending within your income to get out of debt for good.
|The Importance of an Emergency Fund|
Not everyone winds up in debt because they were frivolous spenders. Some people get into debt because of one major financial disaster that could have been funded with an emergency fund rather than a credit card or loan. Here's why an emergency fund is so important.
|How to Create a Budget|
Taking the time to set up a budget for your finances will be the difference between a successful debt diet and an unsuccessful one. You need a budget to help keep your spending in control and to help you pay off your debt.
|Join the Debt Diet Support Group|
Talk with other readers who are going through the debt diet. Share your successes and setbacks. Get motivation to pay off your debt.