Ides of March
Ides of March
According to Wikipedia, the Ides of March marks the date Julius Cesar was slain by his own. The assassination marked the end end of one Roman empire and the beginning of another.
The term ides of March means, literally, only the 15th of March. But the meaning of the term signifies much more. Beware is likely the most popularly accepted term to coin the concept of the Ides of March.
When it comes to debt, beware is often overlooked. Too frequently debt plays too intimate a role in our daily lives. And so with it goes the cost. The costs of debt to consumers can be crippling. And often it is. What, then, to do?
Popularized concepts to control the costs of debt often involve prioritizing and paying down your debt. Picking the most expensive creditors to pay first is another idea that supposedly helps. TheImage result for ides of marchre are other alternatives out there to dealing with your debt. At least those that are part of the popular culture of debt relief. But beware of the Ides of March!
Paying down your debt. Paying one creditor first, faster than the others. And paying sooner rather than later. They are all options to get your debt under control. But as the Ides of March may warn you, these suggestions all involve paying. And often paying more, faster.
Not having money to pay your debt is the real root to debt problems. Advice to pay more to your creditors does little when you have little to pay them in the first place.
Responding to the Ides of March warning on debt, perhaps bankruptcy is you better option. If you simply do not have the money to afford your debt, bankruptcy can eliminate it. And if you are facing your own Ides of March perpetuated by your creditors and debt, maybe now is the time to consider your bankruptcy options.