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Financial Tips from the Atlanta Fed: Paying Down Debt

January 4, 2021

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As we begin the new year, many households continue to face unprecedented financial challenges. Developing an attainable debt management or reduction plan can help relieve some of your anxiety. It’s important to evaluate all your options to ensure you can reach your goals in a reasonable timeframe and in the most cost-effective manner possible. These tips can help you prepare your plan.