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5 ways to get out of debt

So you owe money. Okay, it's a lot of money. Don't worry: Here are 5 steps to get out of debt for good.

Beware of debt settlement companies

If you're deep in debt and need some expert advice, be wary of any company that promises to get rid of your debt. They're debt settlement companies, and they can actually make your situation worse.

If you're thinking of declaring bankruptcy, read this first

If you owe a significant amount of money in credit card debt or medical bills, it may seem appealing to file for bankruptcy.

Should you consider a credit union?

Credit unions often offer debt counseling, higher interest rates on savings accounts, and FDIC insurance.