Should I Consolidate My Debts? Calculator
Are you wondering if you should consolidate your debt into one loan? You might end up paying less interest and get out of debt faster with consolidation. Use this calculator to determine if consolidating your debt into one loan would be beneficial to you.
Enter the interest rate and term for the loan you plan to use to consolidate your debts.
Consolidated Loan Interest Rate
Enter the interest rate for the loan you plan to consolidate your debts to.
Consolidated Loan Term
Enter the loan term or the number of months you plan to pay off an equity line for the loan you plan to consolidate your debts to.
Enter balance, monthly payment and rate information for all of your debts.
Current balance of all your debt.
Current Monthly Payment
Current monthly payment for all of your debt.
Current Total Interest
Total interest to be paid on all of your debt.
Longest Term (Months)
Longest term remaining on all of your loans. This value is calculated using the
balance, payment and rate information you entered for all of your debts.
Consolidated Loan Balance
Total balance for your consolidated loan.
Consolidated Loan Payment
Monthly payment for your consolidated loan.
Consolidated Loan Total Interest
The total amount of interest you will pay on your consolidated loan.
Loan Term (Months)
Loan term in months for your consolidated loan.
How does the repayment schedule change if you just take the monthly amount you are currently paying and put it towards a consolidated loan?
Alternate Loan Balance
Balance for a consolidated loan with the same payment you are making now.
Alternate Loan Payment
The monthly payment on a consolidated loan that is equal to the sum of all your
current monthly payments.
Alternate Loan Total Interest
The total amount of interest you will pay on a consolidated loan with your current
Alternate Loan Term (Months)
Total number of monthly payments on a consolidated loan with your current payment.
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