TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, state financial regulators say Floridians should reach out to their lenders proactively if they feel they may not be able to make a home, car or other loan payment in a timely fashion.
Regulators say many banks are willing to work with borrowers following a disaster as long as a there is transparency and an open line of communication.
While nothing is guaranteed, consumers who have a solid payment history are more likely to be given the option for a smaller or deferred payment in the short-term.
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