Blogger Kate Bingaman has come up with a pretty unique way of tracking her credit card expense to help her get herself out of debt: she draws her credit card statements in pen and ink.
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“I plan on doing this every month until I get [my credit cards] paid off… About $500.00 a month will pay the minimum on my credit card bills. Translated: I pay about $500.00 a month in credit card bills.”
Paying your credit card off using minimum monthly payments like this does mean you’ll have to do a lot of doodling each month, and it’s also worth noting this approach doesn’t work well for the non-artistically-inclinded amongst us. But if you need help reigning in that debt, this might make it fun as well[Credit Card Drawings on Obsessive Consumption]