Representative example: Assumed borrowing of £7,500 over 36 months at a fixed rate of 3.6% per annum and a fee of 4.8% would result in a representative rate of 6.7% APR, monthly repayments of £229.88 and a total amount repayable of £8,275.68.

Representative example: Assumed borrowing of £7,500 over 36 months at a fixed rate of 6.5% per annum and a fee of £21.00 would result in a representative rate of 6.9% APR, monthly repayments of £230.52 and a total amount repayable of £8,298.72.

Managing debts from more than one lender can be tricky, especially if you’re paying a high rate of interest.

A debt consolidation loan, as the name suggests, can help consolidate all of your debts into one loan.

Representative example: Assumed borrowing of £7,500 over 36 months at a fixed rate of 4.6% per annum would result in a representative rate of 4.6% APR, monthly repayments of £223.12 and a total amount repayable of £8,032.32.

There are obviously risks in taking out any kind of credit product, but if you are already in debt, then taking out an additional loan can potentially have a much larger impact on your finances.Representative example: Assumed borrowing of £7,500 over 36 months at a fixed rate of 41.0% per annum would result in a representative rate of 49.7% APR, monthly repayments of £365.36 and a total amount repayable of £13,152.96.Representative example: Assumed borrowing of £7,500 over 36 months at a fixed rate of 49.9% per annum would result in a representative rate of 49.9% APR, monthly repayments of £365.97 and a total amount repayable of £13,174.92.Warning: Late repayments can cause you serious money problems. u Switch Limited is a credit broker, not a lender, for consumer credit products.Our services are provided at no cost to you, but we may receive a commission from the companies we refer you to.