Know if a Debt Settlement Affect Your Credit Score - Get Relief

By: Bryan Burbank

Have you got in a situation were you feel like the only way you are going to have the things you want is to charge them? It is easy to fall into the trap of credit card debt and can be very difficult to get out of. Your credit score can be affected by the amount of debt you have on your credit card bills.

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Usually if you have them maxed out your credit score will drop down so it is important to try to pay off your credit card as soon as possible. Also make sure you do not miss any payments because the credit card company will raise your rate to the maximum and this will cause you to pay extra money in interest.

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If you are to the point were you can not afford to make the monthly payments you may want to look at making a debt settlement. In the short term this can also negatively affect your credit score. In the long run it will be better to have the debt consolidated into one payment that you can afford then if you miss payments and get into a situation were you are paying the maximum interest rate.

You do not want to have a bankruptcy so even if taking on a debt settlement lowers your credit score at first it will not be as bad as if you file for bankruptcy protection.

The benefit of a Debt Settlement is that you will settle your debt for a much lower amount than you currently owe. You will be able to roll the current monthly payments into one easy to manage payment.

Remember to always try to maintain a good credit rating but sometimes you must sacrifice in the short term to become debt free for life.

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