Debt Consolidation ? What is it all about??
Posted by Nick Niesen on October 29th, 2010
Debt consolidation is the act and process of taking out one loan to pay off many other loans and bills like credit card bills or student loans.
Who is it for?
Debt consolidation is for people who run into cycle of debts. For example, someone who has problems in paying their monthly bills with their monthly earnings or someone who has such a high credit card minimum payment that it is financially impossible for the debtors to clear his card balance.
Why debt consolidation?
Debt consolidation is necessary if you want to avoid bankruptcy and maintain your credit shape. It can also repair or maintain your good financial standing and credit rating. It is essential for people who want to lead a debt-free life again.
How does debt consolidation help?
Debt consolidation is basically a plan to consolidate all your bill and loans into one loan for easy payment. It also aim to reduce your interest rates, eliminate late payment fees and negotiate with your creditors to come out with a more manageable figure for your loan repayment.
The aim of debt consolidation is to come out with a definitive financial plan for the next few years that will allow you to live a simple but debt-free life in the future.
How to carry out debt consolidation?
There are many debt consolidation services, programs, companies and even government agencies that seek to help people with debt problems. These organizations usually charge a fee to help consolidate your debts. Take note that the consolidation fees paid should be lower than that of the loan reduction earn after your debt consolidation.