Question:

Are nonprofit debt consolidation services really helpful?

Answer:

Often, people are ready to just have someone take care of their debt if that involves the least effort possible. With a nonprofit debt consolidation service it may turn out you are not only not getting out of debt at all, but your credit also drops.

Why does that happen?

When using a nonprofit debt consolidation company, you are making one payment to the nonprofit company and they are expected to redistribute your single payment to your many creditors. What you may not be aware is that a nonprofit debt consolidation company collects "donations" from your payment, often without bothering to inform you if you don't inquire. Thus, your payments get late and your credit score will be affected negatively.

Although debt consolidation may come very handy with the proper company, with non profit debt consolidation you are not getting the top services by all means. Also, it is your responsibility to check if the non profit debt consolidation company is making your payments in an accurate manner. Do not wait a year to see what impact your non profit debt consolidation program is having on your debt for real.

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