Debt Consolidation in Missouri

Debt Consolidation programs in Missouri give you the best and quickest way to consolidate your bills, eliminate over-limit charges, and put an end to collection calls! So, if you are a Missouri consumer, stuck up with too many debts, a consolidation program in Missouri could be the right way to simplify your finances.

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How to consolidate your debts in Missouri?

Debt consolidation in Missouri works the same as those in other states. You may either get your loans consolidated by taking out a consolidation loan by yourself or you can enrol in a debt consolidation program with a consolidation firm

In order to consolidate your debts, you simply take out a low interest loan then use the consolidation loan to pay off your current debts. You are left with a single monthly payment.

There are two types of loans available to consumers. They are:

  • Unsecured loans: these loans do not require any collateral; however you must have a decent credit score to get a loan with a low interest rate in large amounts.
  • Secured loans: these loans do require the borrower to put up some collateral, such as a house or a car. Using secured loans lowers your interest rates and allows you to borrow more money. Secured consolidation loans include home equity loans, second mortgages, and lines of credit.
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Role of Consolidation Companies in Missouri?

If you find the consolidation process too difficult for you to manage all by yourself, then turn to a debt consolidation company in your state. Missouri consolidation companies, accredited by the Better Business Bureau (BBB) offer a wide range of consolidation plans to help you simplify your debts and find the best solution.

When you enroll with a debt consolidation company, the consolidation company and their lawyers thoroughly assess your debt situation and suggest an appropriate consolidation program for you. The lawyers then negotiate with your creditors to reduce late fees and interest.

Usually the repayment programs in debt consolidation require you to pay an upfront fee to the company, followed by a single monthly payment which is used to pay the company's expenses and your monthly payments to your creditors.

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How Debt Consolidation in Missouri affects your credit score?

When you take out a debt consolidation loan, your score initially drops, but as you pay off your debts with the money from the loan, your credit score increases. And if you keep on paying your consolidation loan instalments timely, your score will increase even more over time.

Things you should avoid while in a Consolidation Program

  • Closing your credit card accounts: Do not close your credit card accounts as soon as you pay them off. Doing so might leave an ill effect upon your credit score.
  • Resorting to balance transfer: Balance transfers increase your interest payments and decrease the amount of credit available to you.
  • Frequent application for credit cards: Taking out many credit cards while on consolidation program, lowers your score further.
  • Reckless Speeding: Reckless spending is one of the fundamental causes of debt and bad credit scores. Spending a lot of money while in a consolidation program makes it that much harder to get out of debt.

Related information


State Attorney General Phone Number: 573-751-3321, 314-340-6816, 417-895-6567, 573-290-5679, 816-889-5000; Toll Free: 1-800-392-8222
Public Service Commission Phone Number: (573) 751-5606, (573) 751-3234

FTC Address:
Midwest Region Federal Trade Commission 55 West Monroe Street, Suite 1825 Chicago, IL 60603
FTC Toll Free:
877-FTC-HELP (382-4357)
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CFPB Toll Free:
1-855-411-2372
CFPB E-mail:
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