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    (Original post by Kvothe the arcane)
    Yes but I have a plan in place for a couple things. And for the rest, that can be sorted as I hope to find something better paying for my final gap year before uni.
    Put it on a balance transfer card? You won't pay interest for a while and can work it out from there, or put it on a low interest credit card
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    I'm maxed out up to about £2000 overdrawn, without support from my parents, I think I'd be on the streets. Thanks Uni.
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    yup. debt is fun -.-

    said no one ever

    luckily mines all under control
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    (Original post by IAmNero)
    Put it on a balance transfer card? You won't pay interest for a while and can work it out from there, or put it on a low interest credit card
    I would. However I don't have a good enough credit rating for one of those.
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    (Original post by Kvothe the arcane)
    I would. However I don't have a good enough credit rating for one of those.
    Damn, basically screwed then.
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    (Original post by IAmNero)
    Student loans aren't proper debt :P
    I second that, you really have a choice to pay back, so to speak.
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    (Original post by Tom78)
    I second that, you really have a choice to pay back, so to speak.
    Plus, written off after 30 years
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    was in debt to my parents but paid them back but i now have the big start up investment and that will be huge i'd say a good £30-100k
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    I have. An overdraft and a provident loan. They're all paid off now but I struggled a lot in my late teens.
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    My credit card?
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    I realised my debit card wasn't working a couple of weeks before uni so I went into debt for a few days.
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    (Original post by IAmNero)
    STUDENT DEBT DOESN'T COUNT.

    I am currently in debt, but what about you guys, and how do you deal with it?
    No debt at the moment nor in the future.

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    The lessons on the value of money was never lost on me. As a result, I only buy things I have the money for. If I don't have the money, I don't get whatever it is I want. Simple.
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    Hit yes before I read that student debt doesnt count.
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    I owe 15p to a primary school cook when I didn't have enough money to buy lunch
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    I voted no but student debt should count. Just because it's been sold as not being in debt doesn't mean you should believe it. It's a different sort of debt but is going to be a big problem for most of us. My parents have kept me out of debt so far, they say they aren' doing it in future.
 
 
 
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