Here are the sequence of steps involved in getting out of debt
1, Identify your total debt.
2. Categories your debt according to its nature like housing, auto, credit card, Personal Loan
3. Whenever you get money in your hand, pay-off debt in this order
i) credit card (due to its high interest rate)
ii) Personal Loan (pay-off and focus on getting loan only for your need and not for want)
iii) Auto Loan & Housing Loan (pay-off slowly - eventually it will turn out to be an asset)
You made very good points. But, I believe a big component to reducing personal debt is not to use your credit cards at all. If you need an item or a service, then you need to save money for the purchase first.
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