If you find yourself deeply in debt, you have plenty of company. By the end of 2022, the average household carried $101,915 in debt. And according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, total household debt increased by $394 billion in the fourth quarter of 2022.
We Americans, for the most part, accept debt as a normal part of everyday life. However, debt can weigh on you, causing stress and sleepless nights. If you’re in too deep and rarely have enough left in your checking account each month, here are some key steps you can take — beginning today.
This post originally appeared at The Motley Fool.