When facing debt problems, dispel uncertainty to get a better solution.
We love certainty in our lives. That’s why we drive the same route to work each morning, set our alarm clocks for the same time, and eat a narrow range of familiar foods.
Certainty is comfortable, after all. It allows us to make decisions and know the outcome. That, in turn, allows us to focus our efforts accordingly.
When we’re uncertain, we get scared. What’s going to happen if I venture into the unknown, take an unfamiliar road or let the alarm clock go tomorrow?
The unknown makes us scared of not being in control.
So we take to the Internet, asking “what if” questions for hours on end. We ask friends, co-workers, and even total strangers for their opinions.
By the end of the question-and-answer session we end up more befuddled than ever before. So here’s how to solve the problem.
Get The Big Picture
Some of my work involves helping people through bankruptcy so they can get out of debt. If a client’s got student loan debt, I use other laws.