What is Debt?

Written By Minh Tong
Nov 30, 2022
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Debt is money that you owe to another person or company. It usually comes in the form of a loan, where you borrow money and then have to pay it back with interest. You can also borrow from your credit cards or take out a personal loan to cover expenses if you do not have enough money saved up.


Debt is an important part of our financial lives, but it can become dangerous when borrowers fall behind on their payments or accumulate too much debt. This can lead to serious consequences like repossession, foreclosure, legal troubles, and even bankruptcy. While there are ways to manage your debt so that it doesn’t get out of control, it’s important to be aware of the risks involved before taking any major steps towards borrowing money.


So, what is debt? At its core, it’s a tool that helps us manage our finances and cover expenses when we don’t have enough money saved up. But while debt can be helpful in the right situations, it’s also important to be aware of the potential risks and make sure you’re taking steps to manage your debt responsibly. Whether you’re borrowing for personal reasons or using a loan to start a business or purchase property, it’s crucial that you understand how debt works and recognize when it may not be the right choice for you.


Types of debt

Different types of debt can include student loans, personal loans, auto loans, mortgages, and credit cards. Each of these has different terms and repayment requirements that you need to be aware of before taking on any type of debt. Depending on the situation, it may be advisable for some people to avoid certain types of debt altogether or seek alternative solutions like borrowing from family or friends when possible.


At the end of the day, whether you’re deciding to take on debt or not, it’s important to do your research and make sure that you’re acting in your own best interests. By staying informed and being smart about your finances, you can use debt as a useful tool without letting it become a burden that compromises your financial well-being. Speak with an Americor professional today about how you can start your journey to living a debt free life.


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Americor provides debt solutions to thousands individuals and families all over the country. We’re a next-generation debt relief company with a proprietary platform designed to help clients get out of debt quickly. Together we’ll develop a strategy for you to enjoy a debt free lifestyle. Learn more about how Americor can help relieve the burdens of debt today.

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We provide debt resolution services. Our clients who make all monthly program payments save approximately 40 – 50% of their enrolled debt (average of 43%) upon successful program completion, before program fees. Fees are based on a percentage of your enrolled debt at the time of starting the program and range from 15%-25% of your enrolled debt. Programs range from 20-48 months. Clients must save at least 25% of each debt due to an enrolled creditor before a bona fide settlement offer will be made. On average, clients receive their first settlement within 4-7 months of enrollment and approximately every 3-6 months thereafter from when the prior debt was settled. Not all Clients complete the program. Estimates are based on prior results and may not match your results. We cannot guarantee that your debts will be resolved for a specific amount or percentage or within a specific timeframe. We do not assume your debts, make monthly payments to creditors or provide tax, bankruptcy, accounting, legal advice or credit repair services. Our program is not available in all states; fees may vary by state. Some programs may be offered through The Law Firm of Higbee & Associates d/b/a Advantage Law. The use of debt resolution services will likely adversely affect your credit. You may be subject to collections or lawsuits by creditors or collectors. Your outstanding debt may increase from the accrual of fees and interest. Any amount of debt forgiven by your creditors may be subject to income tax. Clients may withdraw from the program at any time without penalty and receive all funds from their dedicated account, other than funds earned by the company or fees paid to third-party service providers, as may be applicable. Read and understand all program materials prior to enrolling. Certain types of debts are not eligible for enrollment. Some creditors are not eligible for enrollment because they do not negotiate with debt relief companies. To determine the offers you may be eligible for, Americor conducts a “soft credit pull.” This credit pull does not impact your credit score, creditworthiness, or ability to obtain credit from other sources. The soft pull is not a tradeline entry, it does not report against your score and will only take a few minutes.

Americor Funding, LLC (18200 Von Karman Ave, 6th Floor Irvine, CA 92612) is fully accredited by the Better Business Bureau (BBB), the American Fair Credit Council (AFCC), and the International Association of Professional Debt Arbitrators (IAPDA). CA Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (DFPI) License # 603K913.

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