Credit card debt can easily balloon and go out of control – anyone who has had to deal with this problem will tell you that. The only real solution that you have to get rid of credit card debt is to make sure you make more than the minimum payment required monthly. If you can pay off the whole thing in one go, it will be even better for you. The issue now is where to get the money to make huge chunks of payment. Some options would be to use some money that you have saved up and to sacrifice some things that you can live without. You can also opt to consult a professional who can help you identify areas which you can make savings on – savings that you can use to pay your credit card debt.