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Debt Consolidation Advice

PostPosted:Thu May 27, 2010 4:54 pm
by daniebarell4
Benefits of Debt Consolidation

The benefits of include:

* Consolidate numerous smaller payments into one single monthly payment. For example, put all the credit card payments into one payment.
* Acquire overall lower interest rates and lower monthly payments. Debt consolidation companies will negotiate to lower interest rates, lower monthly payments, and sometimes even negotiate a settlement of a particular amount of the debt.
* Gain tax advantages if possible. Debt consolidation can cause tax reduction in some cases. For example, the interest people pay on their loan may be tax deductible.
* Even those people who have bad credit qualify. Generally speaking, a credit score of 620 or below is typically classified as a poor score.
* It is also considered an important step in establishing a good credit profile when applying for a home loan. Loan providers may recognize that most people who enter such a program are trying to repay their financial obligations in good faith.