Help, I’m Broke! 5 Quick Ways to Get Out Of Debt

Last Updated on May 5, 2021

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Feeling broke? Don’t panic! Debt can be terrifying. But it’s not that hard to fix. Here are five ways to chip away at those mounting bills.
  1. GET RID OF THINGS
Start selling your stuff! Things you aren’t using, clothes you aren’t wearing, extra furniture laying around. Post it on Facebook Marketplace, ebay, or offerup. You can get easy money for things you can live without.
  1. CONSIDER A SIDE HUSTLE
Don’t be lazy! Finding yourself laying around the house on a weekend? Make use of that time and get a job delivering food or groceries. Be a driver on Uber or Lyft. Babysit, or walk your neighbors’ dog, work at your local starbucks! The opportunities are endless.
  1. RENT OUT A ROOM
Do you have a spare room in your home you can rent out?  Rent it out or become an Airbnb host. It’s a great way to earn extra cash.
  1. LIVE ON LESS
David Ramsey is an American personal finance personality dedicated to helping find financial freedom. One of his biggest pieces of advice is to live wisely and pocket more of your earned income. Basically: LIVE ON LESS. Start analyzing how much you pay for your car and your rent each month. Adjusting just those two things can help you get out of debt.
  1. TAKE SURVEYS!
If you’ve got time on your hands to take some surveys online, there are quite a number of legit sites looking for individuals to take surveys in exchange for cash or gift cards.  Consumeradvocate.org have reviewed top 10 best paid sites so you don’t have to look to far to find them. It’s extremely stressful to live paycheck to paycheck. And it’s even worse to be in debt. But if you just make these five changes you can start to make a real difference.