Bills are due and Credit Repair is in Place

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The bills are due and credit repair is in place. This happens too many times with many individuals and families, so don’t get discouraged there is hope. We can calculate our bills by factoring in utilities, telephone, credit cards, mortgage, rent, lease, purchases, and so on. Each of us needs a vehicle to get to work so this is obviously an important item that we need. Vehicles are used or new. So you need to ask if you need a new car or a used car. If you already have car payments is there a solution for lowering your monthly payments? Telephone and utilities bills can often wait a while longer before the services are disconnected, so if you have a late car payment it might be wise to take care of this loan first. This will give you time to find a solution for making payments on your phone and utilities. You might even want to check into some of the savings that utilities and phone companies offer. Savings such as Senior Citizen Discounts, or low-income family discounts are often available by many of the providers.  Try to keep minimal services on your phone to avoid overpaying a phone bill. If the service providers offer a lower rate on packages it might be wiser to go this route, instead of adding features separately. If your funds are low and you are not making enough to make ends meet, there are organizations available that help low-income families make ends meet. The Social Services offer help to families with low-income, and often will help pay utility bills. There is help available you just have to be willing to ask for the help. If you are confined to a high car payment and see that you can’t make ends meet, you might want to sell the vehicle to payoff your loan. Try to resell the car for a higher price that what is owed to make a little extra cash. Lenders sometimes offer extension on car payments so you do have the option of calling your lender and asking for help. Some lenders will even offer a new payment agreement to reduce your monthly installments. When you see that you are having difficulty with paying what you owe, it is always wise to come up with the best possible solution. Researching the market is a great source for finding a solution to repairing credit. The key is being careful and smart when you find that source. Never assume that any company that claims to lower your bills and help repair your credit works. It is easier to get in debt than it is to get out of debt, so when you make purchases or sign your name to a debt be sure that you can meet the expectations placed on you. We all go through situations that make times difficult at some point; however there is always a way to get out. Loans that require collateral upfront are often some of the loans that are difficult to escape. For example, if you apply for a loan and put your car up as collateral, the company will probably repossess your vehicle if you continue missing payments. On the other hand if you purchase a refrigerator on credit the lender most likely will not confiscate your item; however the lender will most likely take you to court for payment. This only adds problem to problem, so if you can avoid loans with collateral, by all means do so. If your credit isn’t so bad that you can’t take out another loan to repay your current debts, this is another solution to repairing your credit. For example, you owe $7000 and take out a loan for $10,000. If you repay your debts, you have $3000 remaining which you can use to pay down the current loan. This will help you repair your credit and build your credit ratings. Make sure you find a lender that will offer low interest rates and low monthly installments so that you can make ends meet. If you are able to get the loan don’t hesitate to repay all your debts rather than spending the money on other items. 


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