There’s no question that debt can be overwhelming — not just financially, but also emotionally and psychologically. It’s just not easy to relax and enjoy life when in the back of your mind you’re constantly worried about the next phone call from a creditor or how you’re going to pay $1,000 of next month’s bills with only $250 in the checking account.
We have a bit of a personal debt problem here in America. The reasons for this vary but I’d argue that there are good reasons and bad reasons for amount of debt. The good reason is about taking on sizable debt due to things like education and healthcare. These are two of the most important parts of our lives and they’ve reached the point where the costs associated with them has made it “normal” to go into debt when dealing with them. Most households need to take out a loan to send that kids to college. And an unplanned procedure can financially set a family back tens of thousands of dollars. Add this to a challenged economy and a weak job market, it’s no wonder Americans find it difficult to avoid sinking into debt.
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