Using Your Home Equity to Reduce Debt
Many Canadians are taking advantage of refinancing some of the equity in their mortgage to reduce their credit card debt. Why pay high interest rates on your bank's credit card debt when you can add that debt to your mortgage and pay a much lower interest rate! One important part of a strategy is knowing "good debt" from "bad debt". A well-planned mortgage can help you turn those bad debts into good debts and get them out of the way. Consolidate high interest rate credit cards to one lower rate. Save money and increase cash flow.Reduce stress knowing that your financial situation is now manageable.
According cic.gc - A debt consolidation loan is a single loan (generally from a financial institution) that allows you to repay your debts to several or all of your creditors at once. You are then left with only one outstanding loan — to the financial institution. In addition to streamlining your debts into a single payment, a debt consolidation loan may. If you'd like to have a conversation about refinancing your debt, give us a call today to review your options. It's time to beat the banks! If you are wondering what a debt consolidation loan is and how it works, it is where a bank, credit union or finance company provides you with the money to pay off your outstanding credit card debts and "consolidates" them (brings them all together) into one big loan. Banks and credit unions usually offer the best interest rates for debt consolidation loans. Many factors can help you get a better interest rate with a bank or credit union including your credit score, your net worth, whether or not you have a relationship with them and whether or not you can offer good security (collateral) for a loan. Good security for a debt consolidation loan will often be a newer model vehicle, boat, term deposit (non-RRSP) or another asset that can easily be sold or liquidated by the bank if you don't pay make your loan payments.