7 Tips For The Do-It-Yourself Debt Manager

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For many people, admitting that they have a debt problem is as far as they want to go. After that, it's time to pass the baton to a professional debt counselor or credit repair company. For others, control is the key. If you are a hands-on type who understands financial issues, it's possible to tackle your debt challenges yourself - and you might even save a little money. Here are seven tips if you decide to go at it alone. (To get started, check out Digging Out Of Personal Debt.)


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