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Delancey Street Helps Business Owners Regain Control

Each year 10's of thousands of business owners struggle.

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Fill out our contact form. We'll reach out and conduct a thorough assessment of your situation, and how we can help you. Our goal is to understand your situation, and determine if our program is the right for you, and the type of debt you have.

We Work With You

Once we determine our program is right for you, we start working on your behalf. We conduct a thorough evaluation of the type of debts you have, and put together an action plan on what a realistic, and beneficial outcome would look like for each debt.

We Get Results

The final step is the most important, we restructure your debt and put you in a better position than we found you. We work with you to adhere to the new debt restructuring program, and are with you every step of the way to make sure your business is thriving.

Program Results

$450K Merchant Cash Advance

Extra 24 Months

Transformed into a monthly payment, and extended by 2 years, with a 15% reduction in balance.
$110K Merchant Cash Advance

55% Reduction

Transformed into a monthly payment, and extended by 2 years, with a 55% reduction in balance.
$100k Business LOC

50% Redution

Our client had an LOC with a MCA hybrid lender, and saw a drastic reduction in balance.

How We Help

Business debt settlement through Delancey Street involves restructuring your corporate debt, in a manner that allows you to keep your doors open, and results in an increase in cashflow.

Get a affordable plan that works for your business cash flow as a part of the debt settlement process.

Get potential resolutions with Delancey Street in a timely and effective time frame once you enter our debt relief program.

You Have a Powerhouse team of financial and legal experts on your side, advising you on how to interact with predatory creditors.

5 Star Google Rating trusted by 100's of people who are struggling with business debt.

How Much Money Will I Save Through Business Debt Settlement?

How Much Money Will I Save Through Business Debt Settlement?

Dealing with debt can be a real pain, am I right? Whether it’s credit card bills, loans, or other financial obligations – that stuff piles up quick. But what if I told you there’s a way to potentially save some serious cash by negotiating with your creditors? That’s where business debt settlement comes in, and let me break it down for you.

What is Business Debt Settlement?

Debt settlement is basically when you (or a company representing you) negotiate with your creditors to pay off your debts for less than the full amount owed. Sounds pretty sweet, doesn’t it? The idea is that the creditor agrees to accept a lump sum payment that’s lower than the total balance, and in return, they consider the debt paid in full.
Now, this isn’t some magical “get out of debt free” card – there are pros and cons to consider. But for businesses struggling with overwhelming debt, it could be a lifeline to get back on track financially.

How Much Can You Actually Save?

The million-dollar question, right? Well, the amount you can save through debt settlement really varies depending on a few key factors:

1. The type of debt
Different creditors have different policies when it comes to settlement. Credit card companies and medical providers might be more open to it than, say, the IRS or student loan lenders.

2. Your negotiation skills (or your debt settlement company’s skills)
This is where having a pro on your side can make a huge difference. Experienced debt negotiators know how to work the system and get you the best possible deal.

3. How delinquent the debt is
Generally, the further behind you are on payments, the more motivated the creditor may be to settle for a discounted lump sum. But you don’t want to wait too long and risk getting sued.

Potential Savings from Debt Settlement

So what kind of savings are we talking about here? Well, according to a report from the American Fair Credit Council, the average settlement amount for credit card debt is around 48% of the total balance owed. That means if you owed $10,000 on a maxed-out card, you could potentially settle for around $4,800 – a savings of over 50%!
Of course, those are just averages. Some people end up settling for even less, while others may not get as big of a discount. But even shaving off 20-30% of your total debt load can make a huge difference for a struggling business.

The Pros and Cons of Debt Settlement

Like most financial strategies, debt settlement has its upsides and downsides. Let’s take a look at some of the key pros and cons:

Pros:
Potential for significant savings on debt repayment
Avoids bankruptcy, which can have long-lasting credit impacts
Stops harassing calls from debt collectors
Provides a path to becoming debt-free faster

Cons:
Debt settlement can negatively impact your credit score (at least in the short term)
You may owe taxes on any forgiven debt amounts
There’s no guarantee creditors will agree to settle
Some debt settlement companies charge high fees

Is Debt Settlement Right for My Business?

Ultimately, whether debt settlement makes sense for your situation depends on a variety of factors. If you’re drowning in debt with no way to realistically pay it all off, it could be a viable option to explore. But if you can manage your minimum payments and just need some temporary relief, other options like debt consolidation or hardship plans might be better.
It’s also crucial to do your research and work with a reputable, accredited debt settlement company if you go that route. There are plenty of shady operators out there who will make big promises but deliver little in the way of actual results. Check reviews, compare fees, and make sure any company you work with is transparent about the process and potential outcomes.

Exploring Debt Settlement: Where to Start

If debt settlement sounds like it could be the solution for your business’s financial woes, here are some tips on getting started:

1. Get a clear picture of your total debt situation
Make a list of all your outstanding debts, balances, interest rates, minimum payments, and creditors. This will help you prioritize which debts to tackle first.

2. Assess your budget and cash flow
Debt settlement typically requires making a lump sum payment, so you’ll need to figure out how much you can realistically afford to save up and pay. Don’t make promises you can’t keep.

3. Research debt settlement companies thoroughly
As mentioned, there are good ones and bad ones out there. Check reviews, fees, success rates, and make sure they’re accredited and follow industry best practices. Places like the American Fair Credit Council and the Better Business Bureau are good resources.

4. Understand the potential credit and tax implications
Debt settlement can temporarily nuke your credit score, and any forgiven debt may be considered taxable income. Make sure you’re prepared for those consequences.

5. Explore other debt relief options too
Debt settlement isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution. Look into things like debt consolidation loans, balance transfer credit cards, hardship programs, and bankruptcy to see if any of those might be better fits.

Getting a Fresh Financial Start

At the end of the day, the goal of debt settlement (or any debt relief strategy) is to help you get out from under that financial burden and start fresh. It’s not an easy process by any means, but for businesses truly struggling, it could be a way to save significant money and get back on the path to profitability.
Just make sure to go into it with open eyes, do your homework, and work with reputable professionals every step of the way. Your future debt-free self will thank you!

Delancey Street is here for you

Our team is available always to help you. Regardless of whether you need advice, or just want to run a scenario by us. We take pride in the fact our team loves working with our clients - and truly cares about their financial and mental wellbeing.

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