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When you typed "consoladation debt," did you mean "consolidation debt?" Many of us occasionally misspell words when we're in rush to find information online. "Consoladation debt" is a very common misspelling.
No matter how you spelled it, Bills.com has the information, advice, and resources you need to consolidate your debts or decide which debt consolidation option is best for you. Once you've chosen a debt consolidation method, the Bills.com Savings Center can help you apply for a loan from a member of our family of lenders.
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The first step to getting out of debt is learning that you control your debt, not the other way around. Bills.com can help you come out on top.
Dealing with debt
Mortgages, credit cards, student loans, personal loans, and auto loans are common types of debts. According to the NY Federal Reserve total household debt as of Q2 2022 was $16.15 trillion. Housing debt totaled $11.71 trillion and non-housing debt was $4.45 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%.
Collection and delinquency rates vary by state. For example, in Arkansas, 15% have student loan debt. Of those holding student loan debt, 10% are in default. Auto/retail loan delinquency rate is 5%.
Avoiding collections isn’t always possible. A sudden loss of employment, death in the family, or sickness can lead to financial hardship. Fortunately, there are many ways to deal with debt including an aggressive payment plan, debt consolidation loan, or a negotiated settlement.