The Inforium
The Inforium
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme
How to Get Out of Debt as Fast as Possible (Ep. 238)
1 hour 23 minutes Posted Nov 19, 2018 at 4:00 am.
Two different methods for paying off debt
Investing in yourself to help you pay off debt earlier
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Should you pay off your debt as fast as possible?
How to pay off your debt faster
Taking on new loans to pay existing ones
The money pipeline
Focusing on growing instead of just making cuts
Recap and conclusion
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Debt isn't always a bad thing, but it certainly doesn't feel good when you have too much of it. We talk about how to get out of unwanted debt faster.
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Things mentioned in this episode:
How to Budget Your Money Without Cutting Coffee (Ep. 174)
A Crash Course on How to Start Investing (Even If You’re in Debt) (Ep. 168)
Invest or Pay Off Debt? on Listen Money Matters
Debt-Free U, by Zac Bissonnette
Debt: The First 5,000 Years, by David Graeber
Mint (iOS | Android)
Personal Capital (iOS | Android)
Thomas' Budget Modeler Spreadsheet
SoFi
Credible
LendingClub
Why You Aren't Successful Yet (Ep. 219)
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