How to Get Out of Debt, Stay Out of Debt, and Live Prosperously*
Based on the Proven Principles and Techniques of Debtors Anony
By Jerrold Mundis
(Bantam, Paperback, 9780553382020, 336pp.)
Publication Date: January 2003
Other Editions of This Title: Mass Market Paperback
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A simple, proven-effective formula for freeing yourself from debt—and staying that way • Revised and updated, with a new Preface by the author
“A must read for anyone wanting to get their head above water.”—The Wall Street Journal
THE CLASSIC GUIDE, REVISED WITH UP-TO-THE-MINUTE INFORMATION
OUT OF THE RED
• Do this month’s bills pile up before you’ve paid last month’s?
• Do you regularly receive past-due notices?
• Do you get letters threatening legal action if immediate payment is not made?
• Do the total amounts of your revolving charge accounts keep rising?
INTO THE BLACK
Whether you are currently in debt or fear you’re falling into debt, you are not alone. Sixty million Americans—from doctors to secretaries, from executives to the unemployed—face the same problem and live under the same daily stress. Based on the proven techniques of the national Debtors Anonymous program, here is the first complete, step-by-step guide to getting out of debt once and for all. You’ll learn
• how to recognize the warning signs of serious debt
• how to negotiate with angry creditors, collection agencies, and the IRS
• how to design a realistic and painless payback schedule
• how to identify your spending blind spots
• how to cope with the anxiety and daily pressures of owing money
• plus the three cardinal rules for staying out of debt forever, and much more!
This book is neither sponsored nor endorsed by Debtors Anonymous. A recovered debtor, the author is intimately familiar with the success of the Debtors Anonymous program.
Jerrold Mundis is a writer, speaker, and counselor. His books have been selected by the Book-of-the-Month Club, Literary Guild, One Spirit Book Club, and others, and translated into a dozen foreign languages. His short work has appeared in such publications as the New York Times Magazine and American Heritage. A recovered debtor himself, he is intimately familiar with the success of the Debtors Anonymous program. Mundis speaks regularly on debt and personal money for clients ranging from the U.S. Customs Service to the National Education Association, Unity Church, and professional societies and associations. He also works privately with individuals across the United States and in other countries as well, by telephone. Jerrold Mundis lives in New York City.