Debt Reduction Diet: 10 Ways Debt Reduction Is Like Dieting

debt reduction diet

Dieting is probably not the first word that comes to mind when you think of debt reduction. However, when it comes to trying to reduce your debt, many of the steps you have to take are very similar to the steps you’d take when trying to reduce weight. Probably the most essential part to both is that to gain a healthy life with both, it requires a lifestyle change rather than a quick fix. Diets don’t work if there are only for a short period of time without making long-term fundamental changes in the way that you eat, and the same is true with debt reduction. Both require that you make changes to your current lifestyle to solve the issues and habits that have created the current

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4 Responses to Debt Reduction Diet: 10 Ways Debt Reduction Is Like Dieting

  1. gwen453 says:

    As someone who has struggled with both, I can attest that there are a lot of similarities — and for those that have never struggled with either, it’s difficult for them to understand why both can be so difficult.

  2. Tony says:

    Interesting perspective gwen. As one who has never really struggled with either, apart from making weight for wrestling in high school, I have never fully understood.

  3. gwen453 says:

    This is one of the most frustrating aspects of both these things for me — thoe on the outside that don’t understand it isn’t as simple for me as it is for them. I don’t blame them — they don’t have the experience to understand, but I wish they could think of a time when they struggled with something that seemed to be easy for others. “Just eat less” or “just save more” don’t address the heart of the problem which is an unhealthy relationship with food or money. It’s a tough situation where we need the support of friends and family rather than the attitude that “it’s easy if you just have the willpower”

  4. gina says:

    It’s important for both that you have a long-term plan in place. In a society that is always looking for the quick and easy fix, it’s not hard to see why so many fail when they attempt to do it. It takes a lot of effort and dedication in both cases.

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