Is it worth increasing my monthly payment

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james176

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Post by james176 » Tue Jun 29, 2021 5:45 am
Is it worth increasing my monthly payments. I am due for my second year review of my IVA. I want to make my final payment offer from a third party lower to pay it off after 3 years

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Post by Foggy » Tue Jun 29, 2021 7:03 am
Your monthly payments are set by the level of disposable income you have, as calculated by your IP. Extra payments do not reduce the amount left to be paid, but just increases the amount that creditors get back. If you get your regular payments increased that will merely increase the amount required for early closure as creditors will then be expecting more.
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Post by luluj » Thu Jul 01, 2021 3:57 am
If you have a third party offer of help, a full and final could offer early closure, however when making your offer ensure you stipulate the monies are only available to help conclude your iva early and the reasoning for it.

A full and final offer at year 2 or 3 should be based on payments left to pay x months remaining. You could reduce it a little to take into account early payment to creditors and less admin fees.

As foggy says, purely increasing your monthly payment won't end your iva any earlier.
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