Financial Cents: Posts About Debt Consolidation

Can Consolidating Debt Help Your Credit Score?

Consolidating your loans and credit isn't some magical cure-all, it can definitely help both you manage your debt better--and even improve your score. Just make sure you're careful...

Posted on: September 15, 2017


PRO TIPS: Answers From Real Personal Finance Experts

We've reached out to real life financial professionals to find out their most commonly received questions (and deliver you the answers)!

Posted on: October 31, 2016


The OppLoans Guide to Consolidating Student Loan Debt

Congrats! You worked hard for years and now you've finally got that diploma in hand. But, as you know, that degree wasn't free. And if you're one of the 71% of American students who took out loans to finance that education, you may want to consider a Debt Consolidation Loan to help manage your student loan debt. Learn how to get started here!

Posted on: October 06, 2016


Longer Terms or Lower Payments: Which Debt Consolidation Strategy is Right for You?

When choosing a Debt Consolidation Loan, the most important choice you'll face is between short-term relief and long-term savings. Do you want lower monthly payments, or do you want to save money on your loan overall? Learn the details that can save you money and reduce your debt!

Posted on: September 22, 2016


Debt Consolidation: The Movie!

You know that moment in the movies when the heroes realize that they have to work together to defeat the villain? Well it works for defeating debt too!

Posted on: July 08, 2016


Get in Shape: Consolidate! (3 of 3)

The longer someone waits to start making healthy choices, the worse the damage to their body is. And it’s true with finances as well: The longer you wait to take further action on your debt, the more damage you’ll do to your long-term financial future.

Posted on: June 16, 2016


Get in Shape: Consolidate! (2 of 3)

Now that you’re Gold-medaling in Budgeting, let’s work on minimizing your expenses and maximizing your income!

Posted on: June 16, 2016


Get in Shape: Consolidate! (1 of 3)

Are your finances looking a little flabby? Could your credit card balances maybe stand to lose a few pounds? If so, then it’s time to get your finances in shape! Here’s a workout plan to get your finances looking their best today!

Posted on: June 14, 2016


Debt Consolidation 101: 3 Mistakes to Avoid (Part 3 of 3)

If you’re thinking about consolidating debt, here are the most common pitfalls you should avoid.

Posted on: April 25, 2016


Debt Consolidation 101: How to Get the Most from Your Loan (Part 2 of 3)

Debt is stressful. So it’s not surprising that managing lots of different debts all at once can be really, really stressful—like taking a trip with your five-year-old kid to the Soda, Candy and Priceless Antique China store. Consolidating your debt can help.

Posted on: April 22, 2016