Debt Consolidation For Florida Residents

Florida residents have relied on Money Fit debt consolidation services for over twenty years to help with credit card debt and other unsecured debt such as collection accounts, payday loans, medical bills, and more.

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As a nonprofit, the Money Fit program provides free credit counseling that aims to find solutions to help individuals dealing with the drain of burdensome debt.

When it comes to the cost of living in the Sunshine State, Floridians can expect to spend about 10% more on average than residents of other states. Transportation and housing costs are particularly more expensive in the land of citrus and alligators, with prices rising the further south you go in the state.

In terms of average wages, Florida ties for 40th with Idaho and Tennessee, with median household incomes about 88% of national figures. Similar to prices, wages tend to be lower in the northern part of the state with higher wages further south, varying by 10% or more.

Pandemic Poses Many Unique Financial Challenges for Floridians

The pandemic caused by COVID-19 had drastic financial implications for the state of Florida in 2020.

Early in 2020, when COVID-19 lockdowns went into effect, Florida saw a large spike in unemployment insurance claims, and while the long-term economic impact isn’t fully known, it will certainly have a lasting impact.

COVID-19 Impact on Unemployment Rate in Florida

September 2019 – August 2020 – Data From bls.gov

Money Fit has compiled resources for individuals that have been negatively impacted financially by COVID-19:

Getting Help With Debt In Florida

Faced with higher costs of housing across the state, Floridians can turn to the Florida Housing Finance Corporation for help with both first-time homebuyer assistance and affordable rental searches throughout the state.

As a nonprofit organization, our mission is to help any consumer looking to improve their financial situation through quality debt consolidation and credit counseling services. There is no fee for our one-on-one credit counseling sessions and we determine together you would benefit from participating in a debt consolidation program, we keep our capped fees within state-regulated guidelines.

Money Fit advises individuals to take precautions when choosing whom to work with when repaying their debt. If a deal offered to you sounds too good to be true it most likely is. Also, consider the impact of working with organizations that claim to settle your debt for less than you owe. How much will it cost you in cash out-of-pocket and how will it affect your credit score? The power of a good credit score should not be underestimated.

We provide debt consolidation to all Florida Residents. You are not alone in your desire to live debt-free! Give us a call or contact us today and begin your debt-free journey!

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We provide debt consolidation to all Florida residents. If you’re from one of the cities listed above you can read detailed information as to the statistics behind why debt consolidation is needed by many individuals in your area. Just remember, you are not alone in your goal to live debt-free!

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