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Tips and Advice to help Consolidate Debt
If you typed "consoladate debt," you probably meant "consolidate debt." When you're searching the internet for information, it's easy to tap a wrong key or type faster than you think. We all type it as consoladate debt on occasion. In fact, it's one of the more common misspellings of the word.
If you're looking for information on debt consolidation, you've come to the right place. Bills.com has advice and resources to help you learn more about debt consolidation and explore consolidation options. When you're ready to consolidate, the Bills.com Savings Center can help you find a great deal with a member of our family of lenders.
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In addition to debt consolidation, there are several other options and resources to help you get out of debt. You can learn more about them here.
Before you consolidate your debt, carefully consider each option and choose the one that is best for current financial situation and your financial future.
Struggling with debt?
Debt is used to buy a home, pay for bills, buy a car, or pay for a college education. According to the NY Federal Reserve total household debt as of Q4 2023 was $17.503 trillion. Auto loan debt was $1.607 trillion and credit card was $1.129 trillion.
According to data gathered by Urban.org from a sample of credit reports, about 26% of people in the US have some kind of debt in collections. The median debt in collections is $1,739. Student loans and auto loans are common types of debt. Of people holding student debt, approximately 8% had student loans in collections. The national Auto/Retail debt delinquency rate was 4%.
The amount of debt and debt in collections vary by state. For example, in Florida, 29% have any kind of debt in collections and the median debt in collections is $2137. Medical debt is common and 14% have that in collections. The median medical debt in collections is $915.
While many households can comfortably pay off their debt, it is clear that many people are struggling with debt. Make sure that you analyze your situation and find the best debt payoff solutions to match your situation.