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Debt Consolidation in Nebraska

Nebraska MapNebraska residents, like most of the U.S., have their fair share of debt. While the average outstanding debt balance is typically lower than the national average, thereís plenty of Nebraskans that are feeling financially overwhelmed. A combination of the recent recession, lagging job growth and the housing market are typically to blame for financial woes.

Many Nebraskans are finding that debt consolidation provides the avenue to get on top of their debt and create some breathing room. Several debt consolidation companies work with Nebraska residents to help them find the best tool to improve their personal situation. These companies are familiar with the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act that is followed by the state of Nebraska.

Consolidating debt allows the consumer to lower their monthly payments and eliminate numerous creditors by combining their outstanding balances into one loan. Generally speaking, this allows the consumer to get on top of their financial troubles and begin planning for the future. While Nebraskanís have approximately $4,000 less in outstanding loans than the national average this doesnít mean that all residents are immune to financial struggles. Many are barely making the minimum monthly payments on their credit cards and living paycheck to paycheck, which can be a vicious cycle.

Getting assistance from a debt consolidation expert is the first step in managing burdening debt. Several of these companies are not only able to provide a solution to the current problem but provide assistance on how to best manage finances going forward. Saving for college tuition, a new home and eventual retirement can be a likely goal for someone who gets the proper assistance.


Have complaints about property tax proposal? Get in line behind these folks

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts hammered home this point in his written testimony and at his press conference, as did others Wednesday night. Raising state aid to schools may provide some temporary relief ...

Published:  Thu, 25 Apr 2019 08:43:00 GMT

Agriculture Leaders Urge Committees to Maintain Property Tax Credit Fund, Use Alternative Revenues to Fund New Property Tax Relief

The Property Tax Credit Fund is a state fund that provides $224 million in property tax relief to Nebraska taxpayers on an annual basis. The amendment to LB 289 would take the $224 million from ...

Published:  Thu, 25 Apr 2019 08:10:00 GMT

Nebraska property tax plan on legislative collision course

A proposal designed to lower property taxes by raising Nebraska's sales and cigarette taxes appears to be on a collision course in the Legislature, with Gov. Pete Ricketts lobbying hard against it ...

Published:  Wed, 24 Apr 2019 18:20:00 GMT

Some lawmakers still looking to cut Nebraska's corporate tax

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Some Nebraska lawmakers are still looking for ways to cut the state's top corporate income tax rate so that it matches the rate paid by individuals. Members of the Legislature's ...

Published:  Tue, 23 Apr 2019 13:57:00 GMT

Nebraska lawmakers soon will take on budget, tax changes

LINCOLN, Neb. -- With the legislative session more than two-thirds over, Nebraska lawmakers are getting ready to confront some of the biggest issues they'll face this year. Lawmakers still must ...

Published:  Mon, 22 Apr 2019 07:07:00 GMT

Q&A: Is the biggest tax hike in Nebraska history on the way?

LINCOLN - It's prime time for property tax relief proposals. On Wednesday at 4 p.m., legions of lobbyists, as well as their clients, will get to testify at a public hearing on an ambitious plan that ...

Published:  Wed, 24 Apr 2019 08:34:00 GMT

Push Back on Nebraska Property Tax Bill

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts stepped up his campaign in opposition of the property tax reform bill moving through the legislature. LB289 would expand state sales taxes, increase state aid to ...

Published:  Thu, 25 Apr 2019 05:21:00 GMT

Nebraska Governor Vetoes "Beatrice Six" Sales Tax Bill

BEATRICE - As expected, Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts has vetoed a bill that would allow Gage County to enact a half-cent local sales tax, to help pay the more than $28 million Beatrice Six case ...

Published:  Wed, 24 Apr 2019 14:27:00 GMT

Nebraska Considers Massive Alcoholic-Beverage Tax Increases

The Nebraska Legislature is considering huge increases in excises tax on beer, wine, and spirits The Nebraska Legislature is considering a bill that would fund property tax relief with huge increases ...

Published:  Tue, 26 Mar 2019 10:31:00 GMT

Nebraska advances property tax break for homes hit by flood

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska residents whose homes were destroyed by last month's historic flood could get a property tax break under a bill advanced by lawmakers. Lawmakers gave first-round approval ...

Published:  Tue, 09 Apr 2019 09:27:00 GMT

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