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People have saved thousands by consolidating higher-interest debts using a single, personal loan, this will not negatively impact your credit.
If you’re struggling to make the minimum payments on your debt, missing due dates and not making any substantial headway in the process, you’re credit score likely already mirrors your situation.
After all, these three numbers are supposed to be the quickest snapshot of your financial health and ability to repay creditors.
With that in mind, if you opt for a balance transfer of your credit card debt onto a new card, leaving your other cards open in the process, you may see an uptick in your score. You’ve raised the amount available to you, but kept the amount charged the same.
If, on the other hand, you close the old cards after opening the new one, you would likely see a dip because you actually lowered that available credit ceiling.
However, it’s incredibly important to do your research with your particular situation in mind when you’re choosing which route to take.
Clearly some choices pack a bigger negative punch than others.
Debt consolidation may be an option you’re considering in order to regain some solid footing, but it’s important to note how this move can impact your credit worthiness and score.
Will it lend a helping hand or kick you when you’re down? While the basic principle behind debt consolidation – taking debts and combining them into one, hopefully more manageable debt – is essentially all the same, there are different ways to go about it.
In fact, you are entitled to one free report each year.