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  1. “Pound Foolish: Exposing the Dark Side of the Personal Finance Industry” by Helaine Olen – While not a debt payoff guide, this book provides critical insights into the personal finance industry and how women can navigate it more effectively.
  2. “The Recovering Spender: How to Live a Happy, Fulfilled, Debt-Free Life” by Lauren Greutman – Lauren Greutman shares her personal experience with overspending and offers practical advice for paying down debt and achieving financial freedom.
  3. “Girl, Get Your Credit Straight!” by Glinda Bridgforth – Glinda Bridgforth addresses the specific financial challenges women face and offers strategies for improving credit and reducing debt.
  4. “The 30-Day Money Cleanse: Take Control of Your Finances, Manage Your Spending, and De-Stress Your Money for Good” by Ashley Feinstein Gerstley – This book is a comprehensive guide for women to transform their relationship with money, which includes strategies for paying down debt.
  5. “Frugal Isn’t Cheap: Spend Less, Save More, and Live Better” by Clare Levison – Clare Levison provides practical tips on managing money wisely and paying down debt while living a more fulfilling life.

These books, written by women, offer a unique perspective on managing debt and personal finance, providing valuable advice and strategies to help women achieve their financial goals.