Sage debt pay-off advice often sounds like this: “Reduce your spending. Start paying the balance with the highest interest rate first.”
But forget “sage” for a moment, and let’s get weird. Debt payoff can become a slog, and sometimes you need a more out-there tick or motivator to keep going.
We reached out to 12 people who paid off large amounts of debt – and professionals in the personal finance industry — for the creative and quirky methods that, somehow, worked.