If you are drowning in credit card debt, most likely you are at the point where can not afford to pay the installment payments anymore. The stress of creditors calling you at home and at your job has made your life stressful.
What do you do? Do you get a second or third job? Do you file for bankruptcy? Both of these options will help, but think about the cons to each. With another job, you may induce problems in other areas such as your health. Filling for bankruptcy now a days won’t help much because you are required to pay the money back. So, what do you do?
I advise anyone who has more debt than they can handle to sign up for a credit card debt consolidation plan. In most cases it’s free and can save you years off your debt repayments, which adds up to a savings of a ton of money in interest payments.
How To Get Started With A Debt Consolidation Program
Find a reputable credit card debt consolidation company. You can find many of these listed on the internet.
After you’ve found one you trust, either call them or fill out an online application. Be sure to have all your bank and credit card company information handy. You will be required to provide that information during the application process.
What Do You Get?
The credit card debt consolidation company should be able to give you an immediate report of how much you will save by consolidating all your credit cards.
There will be a small fee attached, but that fee will be added into the loan they provide you. The small fee they charge is well worth it for their services.
The representative will go over a few options with you. After you’ve chosen the plan that best fix your needs, they will go forward with contacting your credit card companies and negotiate lower interest rates and terms with them.
Additional Things to Consider
On thing to note is that debt consolidation companies are not able to add secured loans such as auto and student loans to their programs.
Get your debt under control.
Christie works full-time at her home in Los Angeles. Check out my blog for tips on how you can create a successful internet business. By Christie Love
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