Are you always maxing out your credit card? Do you let your bills pile up? It can be easy to do but unfortunately this activity can have a detrimental effect on your credit report. A poor credit rating might not seem like a big deal, but lenders will view any negative listings on your credit report as a red flag.
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The holiday season is an expensive time of year. Many Aussies resort to credit to get by, but this often results in a lingering debt hangover. A recent study by Finder revealed that 37% of Aussies will still be repaying their Christmas debt in 2020. Carrying a high amount of debt can damage your credit score
Christmas is notoriously expensive, and costs can start piling between end of year celebrations and Christmas shopping. Those without enough cash saved will often resort to credit to tide them over. But this can result in a post-festive debt hangover that lingers well into the new year.
Plenty of us are guilty of overspending during the holiday period, but this carefree attitude to money can end up damaging your credit score in the long run.
No one plans to fall behind on their personal loan repayments, but sometimes life can get in the way. You might have to fork out for urgent dental work, or maybe you received a speeding fine in the mail..
If you are in a deep debt and your income is not enough to make even the minimum payment, then a debt relief strategy can help.