Getting out of debt offers more than financial flexibility; it offers psychological perks as well. As the weight of financial burdens is lifted, it allows more freedom to think about the future and bolsters resolve to live within your means.
Bankrate.com has a list of some of the important psychological benefits of paying off debt and how clearing financial hurdles can pay off in many ways.
You've probably reported many stories about the problems your audience has been experiencing during the financial crisis, but when was the last time you reported on a personal finance success story? Talk with credit counseling services or financial planners in your area to find someone who has paid off their debts and is willing to share their story to encourage others.
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