Change These Financial Behaviors to Get Out of Credit Card Debt
Most people know excessive credit card debt is bad for their financial lives. But few may be aware of how seemingly innocuous financial behaviors can lead to a life with perpetual debt.
"Much of personal finance is about behaviors and habits," said Michael Sullivan, personal financial consultant with Take Charge America, a nonprofit credit counseling and debt management agency. "Many people generally know what it takes to win with money, but unless you actually shift some key behaviors, you're more likely to find yourself in debt."
Sullivan shares four behaviors to change that will help you avoid credit card debt:
About Take Charge America, Inc.
Founded in 1987, Take Charge America, Inc. is a nonprofit agency offering financial education and counseling services including credit counseling, debt management, student loan counseling, housing counseling and bankruptcy counseling. It has helped more than 2 million consumers nationwide manage their personal finances and debts. To learn more, visit takechargeamerica.org or call (888) 822-9193.