It was a crazy week in central Alberta. Windstorms caused a ton of damage in Red Deer and in general, the weather just sucked. Hockey fans witnessed a new team coming into the league and the schedule for the 2017/2018 season was released.
Our weekend roundup this weekend will be focused on debt. Getting out of debt, staying out of debt and avoiding going into debt. As you can probably guess, our article from this week is an extensive guide to paying off your debt. Many Canadians are in a boatload of debt, and most need help getting out. It's an intimidating process, but our guide will have you jumping for joy if you execute it correctly.
Here are some of the top debt related articles we came across this week. Have a great weekend everyone.
Blogging Away Debt talks about the advantages and disadvantages of locking your credit.
Just like we talk about in the end of our debt article, Enemy Of Debt has a great article on the time you should wait before you make a purchase.
If you're not in debt yet, prevent it by reading My Debt Epiphanies article about traveling on a budget.
Obviously there will be times when you need to spend money even if you're in debt. Here is a great post by Liz at Less Debt More Wine about shopping for gifts when you're in debt.
Millenial Money Man talks about how he paid off $24 000 in debt in 11 months.
Paying off debt isn't always about the money. Mental lapses can lead you back into debt, or make it so you never really do get out of debt. Carrie Nicholson has a great article on some of the mental aspects of money problems and what you can do to solve them.