Debt consolidation is the simple act of combining all of your existing debts into one easy to manage loan.
Doing so saves money as you're paying a much lower interest rate than you would have otherwise.
Consolidating your debts also leaves you with just a single monthly repayment to manage, cutting down on the number of creditors and the time you spend juggling paperwork for multiple debts and loans.
It’s that simple!
Managing your debts isn’t easy. It’s often an unruly mess of different loans, all with varying interest rates, and an unending cycle of payment dates all being sent to different accounts. In fact, attempting to get control of your debts is enough to drive the average New Zealander crazy.
If that isn’t worrying enough, managing numerous debts makes the task of balancing your weekly, fortnightly and even monthly budget a nightmare, as you’re never completely sure when your next payment is due. Let alone if there’s more than one repayment due on the same day. What a mess!
The good news is, you don’t have to live like this. Ridding yourself of your financial burdens by consolidating your debts has never been easier.
In fact, it’s a process that you can complete in just 3 easy steps:
That’s it! Simple, right?
You’re now ready to leave the burden of your debts behind and reap the benefits of debt consolidation and the many ways in which it can make your life easier. With just one loan to repay, and just a single monthly repayment to manage, you’re now free to get back to living your best financial life.
So now you know just what debt consolidation is, as well as how it works. That’s all well and good, but how does it work for you or your family out there in the real world? That’s a good question. In the following example, we’re looking at just how much a debt consolidation loan can help the average New Zealander just like you pay down their debts and live a stress-free financial life.
Running the math on James’ debts, he currently pays - on average - 16% interest each and every year. But it doesn’t have to be this way. By consolidating his debts, James could quickly and easily roll all of these individual loans into one. This would save him the stress of having to remember - and plan ahead for - various due dates, give him extra time to pay it off, as well as save him money with a much lower interest rate.