Steps toward eliminating credit card debt
The average American household carries close to $8,000 in credit card debt, according to some reports. And for some people, the amount of debt can balloon to much higher levels.
But if you're feeling crushed by the weight of your debt, you don't have feel powerless -- there are steps you can take to get back on the path to becoming debt-free, according to certified financial planner Dallas Coffman and Bankrate.com.
Here are tips on taking control of your credit card situation.