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Consider these Minor Credit Card Settlement Options

Consider these Minor Credit Card Settlement Options

Are you interested in negotiating a settlement of credit card debt? If so, you don’t necessarily have to think big.

Many people look at this and think about one thing: a lump sum settlement payment in exchange for forgiving the remainder of the balance. While this a strategy to consider, there are minor settlement options that are much easier to work out. These include:

•    Moving a payment date.
•    Requesting a temporary payment reduction.
•    Reducing the interest rate.

As you can imagine, credit card companies are much more likely to agree to one of these. For example, it’s easier to move a payment date than it is to provide you with a lump sum settlement agreement.

Sometimes, it doesn’t take anything big to make your situation better. You don’t need to go “all out” in order to have a positive impact on your situation. Instead, a minor change could be just what you need.

If you find yourself in any bit of credit card trouble, take the time to consider each and every one of these settlement options. As you discuss each one with your credit card company, it’ll begin to become clear as to which direction you should take.

The best thing you can do is avoid a situation in which you need to contact your issuer. However, if you are unsuccessful in doing so, it may be time to consider one or more of these options. It could be the perfect approach to getting back on track.

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Comments 1

Frank on Friday, 22 July 2016 11:31

I have to say sometimes the credit card companies can actually be rationale. It doesn't happen all the time, but I have been surprised at some of the changes they agree with, as long as you continue to pay off your credit card!

I have to say sometimes the credit card companies can actually be rationale. It doesn't happen all the time, but I have been surprised at some of the changes they agree with, as long as you continue to pay off your credit card!
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