At the beginning of February 2023, the Bank of England decided to raise the base interest rate to 4%. This makes interest rates the highest they have been in the last 14 years. With fuel and utilities prices at a high and prices of food items increasing, people are struggling more than ever with managing debts. For […]
Anyone applying for a mortgage, loan, mobile phone contract or any form of store credit will be aware of the importance of having a good credit score. Your credit score determines whether your application is successful or not. The higher your credit score is, the better chance you have of being able to access the […]
If you have long-term debts that you are struggling to pay off then it makes sense to look at ways to resolve that problem before it becomes insurmountable. Take serious stock of your situation first and see if there is any way you can pay just a little bit more off your debt each month. Just paying a small amount more can have a big effect and gradually help you regain control of your debt situation. But you won’t regain control until you start being pro-active in reducing your debt. This may mean taking a long hard look at your spending habits and lifestyle and prioritizing paying off the debt above anything else that isn’t absolutely essential. It will also mean reviewing the amounts you are paying and looking at ways to cut your interest rates.
Individuals that consolidate their student loans are often able to take advantage of lower, fixed, interest rates, effectively lowering their monthly payments and reducing the financial-related stress that many people are currently feeling. The tough economy has forced individuals to be creative financially and to entertain any and all financial arrangements that might help them save money. This has been especially true in recent years where there has been growth of guarantor loans where a parent or other family member with a good credit history guarantees the student’s loan repayments.
A person that consolidates their student loans stands to benefit in a number of ways. They are potentially able to reduce their monthly payments and secure a fixed rate via guarantor loans or other types of loans for bad credit siuations. An individual might also be able to take advantage of those student loan re-payment plans specifically designed for those having a tough time paying back what they owe. A poor economy coupled with layoffs has made it necessary for many people to consolidate or make other special arrangements.
When individuals are mired in debt, they have a number of options available to them. Cutting back, budgeting and bankruptcy are but a few of them. Debt consolidation is another. Consolidating debt has become a pretty common way for people to decrease their debt burden and for several notable reasons. It’s a fairly easy process […]
What Debt Restructuring Is All About Debt restructuring is a process that allows a company or a business facing liquidity problems to renegotiate the debt so as to reduce the distress, restore or improve its liquidity and allow it to operate normally. Debt restructuring may involve extension of the payment terms of the loans or […]