As Australians earnings and lifestyle habits are increasing, so are their debts.  In order to manage and decrease these debts, Aussies need to become educated on their debts and which debts to stay away from.
The three most popular debts Australians tend to hold are: personal loans, credit cards and mortgages.  To catergorise these, personal loans and credit cards are considered bad debts as they usually result in nothing of value to show
for having the debts (i.e. there is no investment property at the end of the tunnel).  Additionally, these debts typically have highest interest rates and are used for assets that depreciate, or lose value over time (such as a motor vehicle).
A mortgage on the other hand is considered a good debt to have, as typically the asset will appreciate in value.

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