Pay off your debt to simplify your life. (Excerpt from Making Sense of Cents)
Whether you have student loan debt, credit card debt, car debt, or whatever else, paying it off will make managing your finances easier as you will have less debt to stress about.
When thinking about all the mental clutter we have, debt can be a huge contributor to that clutter. Debt can cause a crazy amount of stress, and eliminating your debt is one of the most important ways to simplify your life.
Paying off your debt can help simplify your budget, allow you think more clearly about your long term financial goals, and more.
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