Debt Management

Debt Management

Debt Management > Introduction

Welcome to the Personal Finance eGuide chapter on Debt Management.

Debt management is the basic process by which people handle paying off what they owe. Debt can take many forms including different kinds of loans and credit card debts. This chapter discusses resources which can help you find better ways to manage money, deal with creditors, and pay down or pay off debt.


Debt Management > Books

Let's begin with the print collection. Most books on this subject may be found in the Collection in the 332.024 call number range.

Managing Debt for Dummies and Master Your Debt have information on how to manage money wisely, deal with collectors, pay off debt, and avoid future problems.

Suze Orman's book, The Money Book for the Young, Fabulous & Broke, is also available on CD book and DVD. This title is great for those fresh out of college or trade school.

Learn to understand different kinds of debt, create a repayment strategy, and how to deal with creditors and collectors by a certified financial planner with Deal with Your Debt.

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Getting Out of Debt discusses strategies to manage various kinds of debt such as credit cards, mortgage, and students loans, and provides useful resources and Web sites to assist you in the process.

The ABC's of Getting Out of Debt has information on credit report problems, the psychology of debt, credit scores, and other topics surrounding being in debt. This title is also available as an e-book and an abridged CD book.

Debt Free for Life can show you how to get rid of your debt at any age. This book is also available on CD Book, downloadable audiobook, or as an eBook.


Debt Management > Online Databases

Connect to General OneFile and do a basic subject search for debt management to find thousands of articles from popular magazines, academic journals, reference books, and more.

Debt Management > World Wide Web

Find information on loan consolidation, credit cards, your credit score, and debt worksheets in the Debt Management section of BankRate.

Money Management International offers counseling and other services for help with debt management.