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Where can I got to get rid of my credit card debt?

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You can get rid of your credit card debt by faithfully paying off your debt over time and not putting new debt on your credit cards. You can go to credit counseling services for advice also.

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The easiest way to get rid of a credit card debt is to take stock of finances. Some other easy ways to get rid of a credit card debt are to cash in investments, create a plan, file for bankruptcy and many more.


There are a number of ways to get rid of credit card debt, though some are more effective than others. It is quite common for people to transfer the debt from one credit card to another credit card that has no or low interest on balance transfers. It is also quite common for credit card debt to be included in a personal loan or car loan, or for it to be absorbed into the mortgage.


It can be very difficult to get rid of debt entirely. For help, you can visit http://www.creditcarddebt.org/california.html for credit card debt reduction information.


If you currently have a credit card, it may be time that you got rid of it. It is not necessarily a good idea to keep credit cards, especially if you are in debt and trying to get out. Credit cards should only be used in emergency situations when an unexpected expense comes up. Other than that, you should not be using your card to go grocery shopping with or to buy yourself a shirt at the local store. In order to stay out of debt, it is a wise idea to get rid of any credit card that you may have.


Credit card debt is hard to get rid of. for those far into debt there are really only two options, consolidating credit where a company essentially pays off your debt then you pay them with a monthly payment, or bankruptcy. Both are hard to do and costly but the best options for anyone with debt.



There are a number of tips that can be used to get rid of credit card debt. One must first list all debts and pay more than the minimum. Make sure that payments are not late and try to negotiate a lower interest rate. If one is in serious financial trouble one might consider consulting a credit counselor.


Get a credit card, max it out and put all the money on black. Double your money, keep doing this till you have enough to clear your debt. Easy.


Credit card debt doesn't go away easily or fast. It takes much effort and a lot of patience. Patience is the most important. You cannot spend any un-necessary purchases on credit or debit. Things like electronics or appliances should be avoided until debt is little or none at all.


Many people wonder, How can I ever pay my credit card bill? Perhaps they have amassed thousands of dollars in credit card debt and just feel overwhelmed by such debt. This is completely understandable, and there are many legitimate reasons a person may amass incredible amounts of credit card debt. A person may not intend to amass so much debt, but he or she may be a student in grad school and simply need to use credit cards to get by on a daily basis. Paying a credit card bill does not have to be overwhelming. Rather, a person can take a very methodical approach to eliminating credit card debt. First, a person should seek to pay off credit cards with the lowest balances on them possible. Getting rid of these credit cards will make a person's burden feel a lot lighter. A person should then get rid of the balances on cards that have high interest rates. Getting rid of balances on cards with high interest rates is critical for those people that may be paying large amounts of money in interest fees.


The first thing you should do to get rid of credit card debt is to pay off as much of it as you can. Use any savings you have first to pay it off and then sell anything of worth that you have but no longer use. Then make sure that you pay off as much of the bill as you can each month.


Its totally up to you if you want to use your credit cards. I am on disability and you will not get anything from the gov't for credit card debt no matter what you use them on. They supposedly give you enough money for groceries so you cannot say that you caused the debt buying groceries or anything else for that matter.You are on your own. good luck, i know how hard it is to get rid of credit card debt.


If you have credit card debt, here are some steps you can take: Stop using the credit card immediately. Cut it up. Pay more than the minimum payment each month. If you have debt on more than one credit card, pay off the one with the higher interest rate first, while still paying the minimum on the other. When the first is paid off, add that amount to the payment on the next to pay it off faster. Once your debt is paid off, endeavor to charge only those amounts that you can pay each month.


Yes. Eliminating a card will hurt your credit, not help it. If you have to get rid of a card, cut it up and stop using it, but don't cancel it.


Consumer Credit Companies are reliable in helping you get rid of bad debt, they contact your creditors and negotiate a settlement or monthly payments you can afford.


We had to cancel our credit card to get rid of the continuing charges


You can get rid of your Chase com credit cards by paying off the debt and canceling them. They will most likely continue to send you information and they do not make it easy to quit, but if you get on the phone with a representative, you should be able to.Also cut the card up so you can't use it again.


It is not recommended to apply for new credit cards or use the ones that you told the debt consolidation company that you can't afford the minimum payment. What is the point of using credit cards when you are trying to get out of debt? If you use any of the cards that are in the process of debt consolidation, the company can end your contract and what are you going to do to get rid of your debt?


1. Get a card or a credit card2. Get the credit card (or card) and rub it at the place you got stung at to get the stinger out3. Get a Lemon and put it at the place you got stung at. It helps to get the poison out. DON'T PUT PRESSURE!4. Wait a little.5 Try a cool wet tea bag. The tannin in the tea will soothe the pain and help draw out the stinger.


dipute it with the credit bearue. they will do a full investigation and you may even have a chance to get rid of the bad credit because it was reported wrong.


You either have to work out something with the credit companies or declare bankruptcy. The bankruptcy process will liquidate all of your goods and assets, with exceptions for minimal housing and vehicles, and allow you to start over. You will have to consult a bankruptcy attorney.


Consumer credit counseling allows the individual to track their credit usage. Also by having counseling, the individual's debts are shown and the counselor provides techniques to getting rid of the debt.


A couple hints and tips for clearing debt include stop accumulating more debts and pay off more than the minimum balance every month. Another tip is to get rid of credit card debt first as it usually draws the highest interest rates.


The increased use of credit card balance transfers by people with large balances on their credit cards is an indication that Americans are looking for a solution to their debt problems. The only reason to transfer balances from one credit card to another is to get more favorable repayment terms. Many people play the balance transfer game in hopes of being able to get their credit card debt under control. The strategy can be helpful if the borrower has the discipline to restrain themselves from running up new charges on any of their credit cards. In order to attack debt, you need to stop out of control spending and focus on paying down the balance. Having a lower interest rate can keep the balance from growing rapidly while you attempt to repay the outstanding balance. If you have a high interest rate of 20% or more and a large balance, you may be paying $50 per month or more just in interest. If you only pay the minimum payment, you will wind up paying about 3 times the retail cost of the goods and services you bought on credit. If you can cut the interest rate to about 10%, a larger portion of the monthly payment you make will go towards reducing the principal balance and not toward paying interest. Often times, if you have good credit and a lot of debt, you can apply for and receive another credit card with a lower interest rate. Most newly issued credit cards will offer you the option to transfer some or all of your high interest credit card balances to their card. They may offer a promotional one-time balance transfer at no charge or with very favorable terms when you sign up for the new card. While it is always dangerous to get more credit in the form of a new credit card, if you are responsible and determined to get rid of your debt, it is worth getting a new card and transferring high-interest balances. Once you remove the balance from your high-interest credit cards you should have the mentality that you will not use the card again until you can afford to pay the entire balance each month. Put the card away in a drawer or file and pretend that you do not have the card. With all or most of your credit card debt transferred to a lower interest rate card, the strategy should be to pay as much as possible each month to get the debt down fast. Even with a lower interest rate, you are still paying a carrying cost for borrowed money. The sooner you pay off the debt, the better you will feel. Credit card balance transfers definitely can be a useful financial management tool. The best strategy is to avoid accumulating large amounts of credit card debt. If that is not possible, the next best thing is to get the lowest interest rates on the credit card balances. Credit card balance transfers can help.


Yes, but only if you do not legally owe the debt. And if that were the case, it would be easier to go straight to the creditor to have them remove it from your credit report. If you legitimately owe the money, then it becomes much more difficult to get rid of this information, since legally it can remain on your credit history for 7 years, and sometimes longer.



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