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How to Get Out of Debt Faster, Part 2

Use these tactics to reduce your debt balances ahead of schedule so you can save money and build wealth instead.

By
Laura Adams, MBA,
Episode #255

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About the Author

Laura Adams, MBA

Laura Adams received an MBA from the University of Florida. She's an award-winning personal finance author, speaker, and consumer advocate who is a trusted and frequent source for the national media. Her book, Debt-Free Blueprint: How to Get Out of Debt and Build a Financial Life You Love was an Amazon #1 New Release. Do you have a money question? Call the Money Girl listener line at 302-364-0308. Your question could be featured on the show. 

 

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