Credit cards can affect your mental health

Just because drugs and alcohol cause more harm is no reason to ignore the lesser effects of credit cards – especially when some of the pathology is similar.

“Shopping therapy” is often the polite way of saying something that can  be dangerous to your physical and mental health, akin to saying, “I need  a drink!”

Availability and acceptability

I’ve counseled Americans on their finances for nearly three decades, and  it’s stunning how completely they can hide their debts – until it all  comes crashing down.

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Functional and deniable

Just as you consult a therapist to bolster your mental health, you can consult a credit counselor to bolster your financial health.

Solutions and freedom can introduce you to an expert who will give you an in-depth debt analysis over the phone.

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Solutions and freedom


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