Kristin Colella joined MainStreet in September 2011. She previously worked as associate editor for Wainscot Media, where she wrote and edited articles for consumer fashion, health and lifestyle magazines. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English with honors in linguistics from Penn State University.
Digging yourself out of credit card debt can be a huge financial challenge. As the bills begin to mount on one or multiple pieces of plastic, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and unsure of how to pay it all off. Unfortunately, far too often people fall into some common pitfalls when attempting to tackle their debt and wind up doing more harm than good. To help you avoid these mistakes, Kristin consulted money management experts for their tips on the smartest and dumbest ways to pay off credit card debt.
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