021: What debt should you pay off first?

021: What debt should you pay off first?

You’ve got an extra cash or disposable income in your budget and want to pay off some of your debts off. Where should you focus? Cut down the credit cards or student loan? Knock off the home equity line of credit or kick the car loan off? Not all debt is creating equal. Paying off some will get you much further financially.

Here are a few steps to help you decide:

1.Understand what kind of debt you dealing with? “Bad” vs. “Good”?

2. Make a list of your debts. What are the balances? What are the terms? What are your monthly payments and let’s get ready to create a payoff schedule.

Tune in for the rest….

 
Anna Sergunina
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I passionately believe that in order to live a life of fulfillment and joy, we must genuinely serve each other in any way possible. I found my mission in life to serve others via financial planning. Anna regularly writes about personal finance. Her work appears on Business Insider, Nasdaq, Nerdwallet, among others. Anna is the creator of Money Flow system.

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