Debt is easy to rack up — but hard to pay off. That's why it's no surprise that Americans carry an average balance of $6,375, up nearly 3 percent compared to 2017.
However, becoming debt-free, and evendoing it quickly, isn't an impossible goal. But you'll have to make some sacrifices.
If you're ready to eliminate debt once and for all, here are five things worth giving up, according to real people who have paid off thousands.