The Debt Escape Plan

How to Free Yourself From Credit Card Balances, Boost Your Credit Score, and Live Debt-Free

Author:Beverly Harzog
Subject:Personal Finance
ISBN-13: 978-1-60163-360-6
Pages: 288
Dimensions: 5.25 x 8.25 inches
Format: Paper
Price: $15.99

“Confessions of a Credit Junkie is presented in a conversational tone, without confusion, techno-speak complexity or excessive industry jargon. The book breaks through delusion and naiveté and can, given a chance, inspire even the most wide-eyed spender to avoid the pit of debt that snared Harzog and so very many others.”

“Don’t let excessive debt and poor credit hold you back! Reclaim your financial life using the proven strategies and motivational tools found throughout The Debt Escape Plan. Along the way, you’ll be amused by Beverly Harzog’s humor and inspired by her considerable been-there, done-that wisdom.”
—Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, author of New York Times best-seller Zero Debt

“Beverly Harzog knows what it takes to break free from credit-card debt because she’s done it herself. In The Debt Escape Plan, she offers proven strategies, motivational tools, and just the right touch of humor to keep you inspired all the way to the end of your get-out-of-debt journey.”
—Liz Weston, personal finance columnist and author of Your Credit Score

If you’re in credit-card debt and you’re tired of being told that all you need to do is give up your daily latte—and cut up all your credit cards—this is the book for you.

Former credit junkie Beverly Harzog racked up thousands of dollars in credit-card debt during a decade of overspending. When she decided she wanted to break free from debt, she found that conventional advice about personal finance didn’t work for her.
So, Beverly created her own unique debt escape plan and succeeded in paying off more than $20,000 in credit card debt in two years.

In The Debt Escape Plan, you’ll find easy-to-follow advice, often laced with a touch of Southern humor, to help you conquer—and stay out of—credit-card debt.

In this much-needed book, you’ll learn:

  • Why a one-size-fits-all approach to credit card debt doesn’t work.
  • How to use the Money Personality Quiz to customize your own debt escape plan.
  • The nine biggest debt mistakes and how to overcome them.
  • Seven secrets for giving your credit score a quick boost.
  • How to overcome the hardships of medical bills.

    Beverly Harzog is the Consumer Credit Adviser for LendingTree, a nationally recognized credit-card expert, consumer advocate, and the author of the award-winning Confessions of a Credit Junkie: Everything You Need to Know to Avoid the Mistakes I Made. She runs a popular credit blog on Harzog has appeared on Fox News, ABC News Now, Live, CNN Newsource, and NY1, and is a frequent guest on syndicated radio shows. Her advice can also be found in print and on major Websites, including the Wall Street Journal,, the New York Times, USA Today, Money, Kiplinger’s,, and the Washington Post.


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