Four Things I Haven’t Done to Get Out of Debt

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Getting out of debt, for most, is not easy. While others may have gone to extremes to dig themselves out a giant hole of debt, I admit that I’ve gone about this in a more conservative fashion.

Don’t get me wrong, there is nothing wrong with making big sacrifices to get out of debt faster. In fact, I really admire those people. Those people aren’t afraid to take risks.

And then you have people like me. The ones who prefer to play on the safe side of the field. I contribute this to the fact that I will be on this journey for years. Not weeks. Not months. Years.

When I find myself in a situation where I may have to make certain sacrifices for a potentially long time, I want to have a plan. I want to feel secure in my life, my work, and my financial state.

For these reasons, there are some things I haven’t been willing to do while I’m trying to get out of debt.

Continue reading at Debt and the Girl.

~Brandy

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