MILLIONS of borrowers who are struggling financially due to coronavirus could risk damaging their credit scores if they leave it too late to ask for a payment holiday. Most banks and lenders are allowing customers to apply for a three-month break on their mortgages, credit cards and loans following the impact COVID-19 has had on the economy. But new research from Credit Karma UK shows millions of people are yet to contact their creditors – despite having already missed a payment, or worrying that they’ll slip into the red. Missed payments can impact your credit score, making it harder to get accepted for finance in the future. Borrowers can also find themselves being hit with hefty late fees if they don’t make their repayments. However, credit reporting agencies have agreed that any borrower who takes up a payment holiday won’t see their credit score impacted.Which lenders are offering payment breaks?THE Sun has handy guides on which bills and payments you may be entitled to get a break from. Which banks are offering mortgage holidays? Which lenders are offering loan and credit card holidays? Which payday lenders are offering payment holidays? Which insurance providers are offering payment holidays? Which councils are… Read full this story
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