Importance of Your Emotional State When Taking Out Mortgage Loans

If you are still in the process of taking out mortgage loans, you need to pay attention to this article. This can make or break your loan repayment experience. Most homeowners, who take out mortgage loans, get caught up in the heat of the moment. In many cases, they get in over their heads because…


Debt Support Group Dos and Don’ts

Just like with everything else in life, there is a right way and a wrong way of doing things. The same applies to support groups. If you’re dealing with personal financial issues that you can’t seem to get out from under, a debt support group can definitely help you. However, such a group can only…


How to Be the Best Debt Support Group Member

If you’re serious about becoming part of the solution in a debt support group instead of being part of the problem, there are certain behaviors you can engage in. This may seem like common sense, but you’d be surprised as to how uncommon common sense is in the typical support group context. Unfortunately, in this…


The Three Worst Things You Can Do in a Debt Support Group

For any kind of interpersonal support group to produce the right benefits, you have to understand that it’s a give-and-take process. You have to give as well as take. You can’t just take and take, and think that the support group will benefit you. It doesn’t work that way. Support groups are essentially organizations that…


How to Size Up Debt Accountability Buddies

I can’t recommend debt support groups enough. Debt support groups not only provide a welcoming, open, and non-judgmental atmosphere that enables you to collaborate with people who are grappling with the same personal financial addiction and mismanagement issues as yours. You don’t feel judged. You don’t feel left out. Also, you are in a position…


The Most Unpleasant Credit Card Advice You’ll Ever Get

There’s just so many personal finance blogs out there. In fact, I would argue that there are too many. The reason why there are too many advice blogs trying to steer you in one direction or another regarding your personal financial is the fact that a lot of them are actually wrong. I’m not talking…


The Three Key Advantages of Online Debt Support Groups

I’ve mentioned in the previous blog post that there are serious disadvantages with using online debt support groups. If you’re trying to overcome personal financial habits that drag you deeper into a debt hole, you need to join the right debt support group. You need people who will share with you the resources that you…


Are Online Debt Support Groups Worth Your Time

You’re a very busy person, as most Americans are. Your time is precious. After all, time is money. For every minute that you spend doing something, you’re, by definition, not doing something else. Unfortunately, if that something else that you could be doing might be putting more dollars in your pocket, then you’re actually wasting…


The Hallmarks of an Excellent Bad Debt Support Group

Make no mistake about it. Depending on where you live in the United States, there are many bad debt support groups available. The problem is they’re not all created equal. Some bad debt support groups function more like sales programs than an actual support group. Some function more like a get together of friends, and…


Do You Really Need a Support Group

I know this is a very funny question to ask because this is the type of question an alcoholic asks. Have you ever talked to an alcoholic? Most of the time, they will tell you that they don’t have a problem. And this is what makes addiction a very hard problem to address. It’s very…