New Year's Resolution: Get Out of Credit Card Debt With a Lending Club Loan

Cutting up a credit card
Cutting up a credit card

As 2010 winds to a close, New Year Resolutions are on our minds and as always, getting out of credit card debt remains a big goal for many of our readers. There are many ways to cut credit card debt, but one of our favorite ways is to get a lower interest rate and a fixed repayment term with a personal loan from a peer-to-peer lender like Lending Club.

Joshua McElravy of Fremont, Calif., recently used lending club to consolidate credit card debt into a personal loan and was able to cut his interest rates from 24% to 26% down to 7.88% with a fixed 36-month term.