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Reasons why you should consolidate credit card debt

September 28, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Are you knee deep in credit card debt? If you have been using multiple credit cards and the debt has accumulated beyond your control and you are paying a high interest, you should consider looking at credit card debt consolidation as a means of settling that debt.

Credit card debt consolidation allows you to transfer your high interest credit card debts to one credit card which will charge a lesser rate of interest. Make sure to read all the terms and conditions before signing.

Consolidating the credit card payments will leave you to deal with only one payment a month with a clear interest rate. This will ensure that all bills are paid and there are no missed payments which will be adding up the high rates of interest and bank charges which will add to your debt.

The interest rates charged for a consolidated account will be generally less than what is charged on your normal balance. The reduction in the interest component means you can utilize that amount to repay the loan which will result in your clearing the debt faster with most clients paying it off within 48-60 months. Clearing the debt faster will improve your credit score.

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