The best way to pay down $50,000 in debt
Debt can creep up on you, so what do you do when it hits $50,000? Learn how to pay off $50,000 of debt.
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Debt always starts out small, and while for many people it doesn't grow into a big problem, for others it does. This page discusses expert-approved strategies for paying down a large sum of debt. To find out the best ways to pay off $50,000 of debt, follow this guide.
The $50,000 problem
Joe and Lillian are in an enviable position as homeowners. They purchased a house 12 years ago for $287,000 and currently have a variable rate loan with ANZ. They have $130,000 in equity and $157,000 in principal remaining. Their net household income is $64,168.
While they have assets, they also have considerable debts. At the moment they have a $20,000 debt on their HSBC Platinum credit card and a $30,000 car loan debt with Bankwest.
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