Living with credit card debt is stressful for most people.
However, we all have different attitudes toward our financial situation.
Jack may owe $4,000 in credit card debt can see it as overwhelming and a huge burden to his life, while Mike owes $25,000 in credit card debt and hardly seems to notice.
Which Movie Best Describes You and Your Credit Card Debt?
1. Dumb and Dumber
You continue to make bad decisions with money.
Your lack of financial education has led to a large pile of IOUs (aka credit card debt).
When are you going to learn your lesson that you shouldn’t be swiping credit cards?
If you only had a briefcase full of cash…
2. The Count of Monte Cristo
You’ve been deceived by your spouse, close friend, or family member.
Perhaps they racked up your credit card debt and left you paying the bill?
Revenge would be nice, but you can only hope karma will catch up to them down the road.
You simply do the right thing by paying back your debt.
3. Groundhog Day
Every day seems the same.
You wake up, work hard, pay the bills, but the credit card debt balance isn’t going down.
No matter what you do, you can’t seem to make any progress.
Perhaps it’s time to look at your shadow, remove the insanity, and seek help from a credit counseling agency?
4. Shawshank Redemption
Your past includes many daunting years imprisoned with credit card debt.
Hope got you through tough times as you ultimately paid your balances back in full.
You now enjoy a debt-free life.
You may not be on a beach in Mexico, but you are happy and proud of yourself.
Job well done!
5. Thelma and Louise
You are constantly running from your debt problems.
You have no intention of paying back your debt.
You surround yourself with bad influences that are in financial turmoil as well.
You know a cliff is in your future, but fleeing from your creditors is the only path you know.
You live in great fear of your debt.
It keeps you up at night, making your life miserable most of the time.
You feel that there is no way to kill that giant beast called debt.
You can only hope it will swim away and disappear for good.
You’re gonna need a bigger boat.
7. Mary Poppins
Reality is not your thing.
You frequently escape the real world and pretend your credit card debt doesn’t exist.
Daydreaming about a better life is much better than fixing your problems.
Everyone loves your positive outlook on life, but it’s time to get off the carousel and start attacking your credit card debt.
You are determined, focused, and willing to fight to the death in order to achieve financial freedom.
You have rallied the troops (family) to go into battle with you as well.
You may be a bit extreme when it comes to budgeting, but it doesn’t bother you or your family. You are all laser-focused on accomplishing your goal. They will never take your freedom!
9. National Lampoon’s Vacation
You are Clark W. Griswold. You think that you have the perfect plan to get your family out of credit card debt.
Unfortunately, you continue to make mistakes along the way and frequently have moments of insanity.
Perhaps it’s time to pull over and ask for some directions in order to get your family to the promised land?
10. The Notebook
You and your credit card debt are madly in love.
Nothing can ever separate you.
You depend on your credit cards and couldn’t imagine life (shopping) without them. You may bicker at each other every now and then, but you can’t see your future without debt.