As you consider this major decision here are a 3 questions to ask yourself to determine if the time to buy a house for you is now.
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However, if your focus is on eliminating debt, you will put your energy on how to increase your income or cut your budget so you can apply more of money to your debt snowball.
But as you think about your particular situation, let me challenge you to consider some basic principles around debt and how to overcome it. Regardless of where you are today: lots of debt, little debt, or no debt, these principles are true and when they are applied they will cause you to win with money.
However, while the solution to the national debt crisis is out of your hands, taking care of your personal debt is not. But you need to reach a great level of disgust and frustration with yourself. You have to decide that you are done with debt.
Before the year runs out, I wanted to give you a year end financial checklist. I want you to start the new year with the right foot with your finances.