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According to section 6.4 of Personal Finance, some of the positive steps you can take to manage your debt are: Do not borrow money to pay for things you can not afford to buy with cash unless you have a specific plan for repaying your debt. If it is at all possible, pay your credit card balance in full by the due date in order to avoid any finance charges. Keep track of your monthly expenses to make sure that your net monthly cash flow is on target. Limit yourself to a small number of credit cards. Avoid
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Unformatted text preview: high-interest consumer credit. Avoid consumer credit that involves annual fees. Do not use consumer credit to pay for regular expenses unless you are doing so in order to take advantage of free frequent flier miles and discounts or because a credit card is required (e.g., internet purchases, car rentals, hotel rooms) and you plan to pay the balance in full each month. I found a great web site that was very insightful as well. http://hubpages.com/hub/4-Steps-to-Managing-Debt-Income-and-Savings...
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2011 for the course PERSONAL F 101 taught by Professor Agnew during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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