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it seemed like Monopoly money to her. Emily, a New York University senior who prefers not to use her last name, took on thousands of dollars of student-loan debt without giving it much thought--until now. Just weeks from graduation, she is applying for paralegal jobs in a tough market and suddenly coming face-to-face with the fact that in six months, she'll have to start making monthly payments of around $250 on her $20,000 debt.

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How A Student Debt Consolidation Loan Can Help Your Credit Score

While going out and obtaining a school loan is not necessarily the best way to repair credit, those
with existing student debt consolidation loans may want to consider the process of how such loans
can assist in creating positive credit scores over time. For, while such loans can often be quite
expensive and hard to repay, those who do often have some of the best credit scores anywhere in
the world.

Of course, before taking out such loan, it is important that one understand the schedule and
payments required on such loan. For, if one fails to repay school loans, unlike others, the Internal
Revenue in the U. S. Or other agencies in other countries may be able to place a garnish on tax
refunds and other income. However, there are often limits as to how much such establishments
can take from income.

Although, at least in the United States, the IRS now garnishes any tax refund in entirety and
places same against such loans. For, unlike private loan companies which have no access to such
information, the government can generally access any information about individual which it so
desires. As such, when repaying school loans, it is often best to make such payments a priority.

For, those who can and do repay such loans on time, often have an easier time getting accepted
to graduate school, joining the military, buying cars and property and locating jobs. For, while most
employers still do not perform a standard credit check on each and every employee, there are
some companies which require one undergo both a background and credit check. As such, it is
often recommended that those seeking jobs keep criminal and finance records clear of such

However, there may also be instances in which an employer requires a clean driving record. For
example, most often anyone having to drive while on the job, such as an armored car driver, or,
pizza delivery person. As such, to assure that one can continue to get work in such fields both now
and in the future, it is good to keep such records clear.

Still, one may still be able to obtain other loans even with some negativity on a credit report.
However, one is most often going to have to pay much higher interest rates with such marks on
record. As such, once such issues have been taken care of, it is good to request that credit
agencies remove such marks from record.

Last but not least, as such school loan payments are often quite large, paying such regularly often
includes overall credit scores. However, if there are any other negative marks on such score, one
may also want to attempt to clear up such matters. For, while paying school loans on time can
often help improve such credit scores, paying smaller bills after a past due date, or, having utilities
turned off can often result in additional negative remarks on such report.
To this end, after having paid off school loans and other debt, one can often clear a credit report of
any negative actions. Of course, depending on how long such debt has been on record, one may
or may not still be able to pay such debt without having to locate a new agency or company who
purchased such from another. After which, one can generally pay off such loan and have such
remarks removed from the report in entirety.

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