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Williams94

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Post by Williams94 » Thu Feb 11, 2021 2:04 pm
Hi I’m just awaiting my meeting next week now with my creditors and I’m really worried it will get rejected. Credit fix has sent a proposal but I’m worried it will get rejected

Natwest overdraft - £1826
Natwest loan - £2811
Aqua - £3097
Next - £608
Halifax - £66
Capital one - £503

Has anyone got any Iva expiriences with this companies? Really worried it will be rejected

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Post by kallis3 » Thu Feb 11, 2021 2:15 pm
CF would not put the proposal forward if they did not think it would be accepted. You do have a low level of debt for an IVA, were all options available explained to you? Can I ask what your repayments are going to be and are you a homeowner?
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Post by Foggy » Thu Feb 11, 2021 3:28 pm
As Kallis says -- an IVA is a bit of a drastic move for a modest debt. CF has a habit of having meetings adjourned for various reasons, so be prepared to wait on the outcome. They also have a habit of doing everything their own way ( not always for our benefit), so are difficult to deal with in my opinion.

What other options were explained to you and why did you choose an IVA over, say, a debt management plan ?
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Post by Williams94 » Thu Feb 11, 2021 3:35 pm
Yes they did say debt management plan but they said that you do face charges for that and Iva no charges and repayment is £91 a month that’s what they have proposed

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Post by kallis3 » Thu Feb 11, 2021 3:52 pm
You do pay fees for an IVA which will come out of your payments but CF are one of the highest chargers for this. A DMP, if you use the right firm such as Stepchange do not charge fees - the creditors pay for it.
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Post by Williams94 » Thu Feb 11, 2021 3:59 pm
Oh really does it do less damage to your credit rating too going through a dmp with step change

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Post by kallis3 » Thu Feb 11, 2021 4:04 pm
It makes no difference to your credit rating as it will be shot either way and there are no guarantees that interest and charges will be frozen in a DMP but you will pay off your debt in full - may just take a little longer but be aware that CF do have a habit of moving the goalposts while you are in your IVA.
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Post by Foggy » Thu Feb 11, 2021 4:52 pm
I would suggest that you have a chat with Stepchange. On your £9,000 debt at, say, £100 per month, a DMP will take around 90 months, so longer than an IVA. Creditors will get all of the debt back ( assuming they agree fo freeze interest ).

An IVA will take 60 or 72 months (sometimes they extend to compensate for low payment rates) . So at £100 per month you will pay £6,000 0r £7,200. Of that CreditFix will take, in fees, around half.

CF have, at best, been inventive with the truth.
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Post by Williams94 » Thu Feb 11, 2021 5:09 pm
So does that mean after my iva finishes with credit fix will I still owe money in debt? Then due to them taking fees?

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Post by kallis3 » Thu Feb 11, 2021 5:22 pm
No you won't - these are factored into your payments.
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Post by Foggy » Thu Feb 11, 2021 5:27 pm
Anything unpaid at the end is written off.
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