|Although everyone's economic status and situation is particular,
almost all of us are in some sort of debt at any given time.
This can mean small debts like credit card bills or in-store
financing, as well as larger ones like outstanding loans and
mortgages. What this means is that almost everyone is dependent
on being allowed a certain amount of credit, and without credit
many things that you take for granted will become difficult. The
key to your credit status at any given time is your credit
report that is maintained by a credit bureau. Once you fall into
default, or miss payments to your creditors, your credit bureau
will receive notice and you will find yourself saddled with a
poor credit rating. Effective credit repair involves many
different steps, and is particular to each individual's
situation. A good solution for most people in terms of credit
repair, however, is debt consolidation.
One of the most important things in credit repair is to act
quickly. Although your credit rating will become damaged as soon
as you begin to miss payments to your creditors, it will get
continually worse if you continue to do so. Many people get
confused into thinking that credit is either "good" or "bad,"
and that once they get into trouble with a creditor it's
fruitless to try and rectify it. The opposite is true, however,
so even if you are in bad standing with creditors, credit repair
requires that you pay off your debts as quickly as possible.
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The problem, of course, is that you probably don't have the
money to pay off the debts, after all, your economic situation
probably was the reason for the missed payments in the first
place. It is for this reason that debt consolation can be an
excellent tool in credit repair. It works by consolidating all
of your debts into one loan. In other words, if you have
multiple outstanding debts, you take out a loan from one
company, use that loan to pay the debts, and then make payments
only on that loan.
What debt consolation achieves is some flexibility in situations
where your debt is becoming unmanageable. Although you will
ultimately owe the same amount of money, you could get a debt
consolidation loan over a long term, so that your monthly
payments will drop. Most importantly, debt consolidation
immediately puts you back on solid footing with your creditors,
and ultimately bodes well for credit repair. Things won't be
perfect, but your creditors will report that you have cleared up
your debts, and so the process of credit repair can begin
Debt consolidation is an important tool in credit repair because
it allows your status with creditors to change very quickly: you
go from someone on bad terms with multiple creditors to someone
on good terms with a single one. It allows you to stop the
damage before things get out of hand, and gives you the
breathing room you need to engage in credit repair. In this way
intelligent debt consolation is a valuable tool in credit
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