When to sell an Asset to pay a Debt?

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We’re very emotionally attached to things that we own, and we often call these things our assets. We are proud of our cars, and they have a useful function. We have dreams for the houses we are going build on the plots that we own.

We gauge our cultural wealth by how many cattle and goats we keep. However, we often have debts too – sometimes-big debts that cause us stress. Is it a wise choice that so many of us make to keep our assets whilst paying off our debts? Due to the emotional attachment, it’s a hard choice to consider selling items to pay down debts.  Sometimes, selling them won’t completely clear any of the major debts - why should we consider it if it won’t solve the full problem?

 

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Parents should be more proactive in children’s lives

Parents need to pay particular attention to their children to ensure they grow up in a healthy environment that supports their development and mental health. Healthy attachments between parents and children foster strong bonds, creating a solid foundation for future leaders.In many African cultures, there is a common perception that parents should use a stick to discipline naughty children. While disciplining children is important, it is equally...

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