One of the problems that people in debt experience today is Christian debt consolidation services somehow being promoted as being better than your average debt consolidation service on the market. Most professional organizations that specialize in honest consolidation services will warn you against getting involved with debt consolidation services that involve any faction of life other than the consolidation of your debt.
Think about it. If you were to get massively into debt, with no recourse and were desperately searching for a way out, where is the first place you’d turn for help? Many people search for help on the Internet and allow themselves to be disillusioned by advertising that combines religion with the reduction of their loan costs.
Nothing could be further from the truth. While some people may have found comfort in religion at some point in their life, religion obviously has nothing to do with the cost of consolidating your loans. It does have something to do with grabbing up customers who are desperate for a way out. It’s a simple marketing strategy, nothing less or more.
These firms offer the same type of service as other companies in this line of work including credit counseling for consumers and better ways to manage their monthly bills. Also your credit cards and other unsecured debt can be consolidated into one monthly payment with a low interest rate. People take on this service to try and combine multiple debts into one low monthly payment.
While not all debt consolidation services labeled as “Christian” consolidation are inherently evil or sub-par in quality, be on the lookout for people trying to swoop you up before you know what’s happening. Remember, you have to make the first move in any debt consolidation effort. Consider all your possible avenues of action, and make an informed decision as to the best method of handling your loan costs.
Don’t fall victim to your own decision making process, make rash decisions, and put your trust in a label. That’s what “Christian” debt consolidation services are. A label. While it may offer you a temporarily safe place to collect your thoughts, it may not carry the best rate possible to consolidate your loan. Always consider your options with the utmost care and planning. Your very financial existence is at stake.
When choosing a debt consolidation company, knowing where you stand is half the battle. Look for the companies past performance and real results from past customers. Never put your trust in a name, look for companies that know what they’re doing and always remember to shop around for the best deal available. If you notice on sites that offer Christian debt consolidation services they really offer nothing more than your standard consolidation firm. Many believe the word “Christian” is used just to attract religious consumers who are in need of help.
My name is Maurice “Moe” Bedard. I am the founder of America’s #1 Mortgage Forum, LoanSafe.org. My online work has been featured in the New York Times, LA Times, Fox Business, and many other media publications.