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Spend some time and take a close look to figure out how you got into debt the first place. Were you spending too much on food, groceries, or travel?
Whatever it is, it's important to acknowledge the root of the problem before you apply for a loan.
A great source to read actual reviews of each lender is Credit Karma.
Click the "View Report" button for detailed results.
Some lenders will pull a soft inquiry while some will pull a hard inquiry.
The main difference is that a soft inquiry doesn't affect your credit score and will only be seen by you.
Keep in mind that once you pay off your credit cards through a personal loan, you'll have a zero balances on all your accounts. Access to the credit limits that your credit cards have.
You'll have to be disciplined to make sure you're not accumulating more debt after you paid it off.
Carefully Review the Contract The last and perhaps one of the most important steps in getting a debt consolidation loan is to review the terms of the loan.