Do you know what your personal debt ceiling is? Can you figure out what is the most money you can have on credit before you are in deep trouble? Why not?
Are you only making minimum payments on your credit cards. There is a sentence on your statement you should read, and that tells you how long it will take to pay off the debt, if you only make the minimum payments.
Straight Talk on Your Money is an excellent read to teach folks about how no matter how well you plan financially things can go wrong, and what you can do about it.
What are serial refinancers ? These are folks who keep consolidating their debt with consolidation loans, but never deal with the core issue of why they can’t stop getting farther into debt. Much like serial murder, this is bad!