Lighten the financial load—Why debt consolidation may be the answer

Debt is a burden many veterinarians carry. The average 2019 graduate owes roughly $150,000 in educational debt, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). Veterinary professionals also often juggle credit card, loan, and real estate debt from multiple creditors and lenders throughout their careers.

The amount of debt you carry can affect everything from your credit score and borrowing power to your bank account and mental health. While some borrowers sought deferment or forbearance on payments due to the pandemic, this only provides temporary relief. A longer-lasting solution is needed to truly gain more control of your financial situation.

If your obligations have you feeling overwhelmed, consolidation may be th...


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