Stay out of debt this holiday season - KGWN-TV (Cheyenne, WY)

Stay out of debt this holiday season
KGWN-TV - CBS 5/Cheyenne, WY

17 November 2011

According to a study done by Accenture, 44 percent of all Americans will be shopping on Black Friday.  Many of which will accumulate debt that is difficult to pay off.  However, there are a few ways to stay out of debt when purchasing gifts this season.

Talk to the bank before you walk - The Fort Collins Coloradoan

Talk to the bank before you walk
Sara Gilbert/The Coloradoan (Fort Collins, CO)

5 November 2011

The October online poll conducted by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling revealed only 3 percent of more than 2,400 respondents would continue using their current debit card as usual if a fee were imposed.

Michigan Couple Digs Out Of Debt - WWJ-AM (Detroit)

Michigan Couple Digs Out Of Debt
WWJ-AM 950 (CBS Radio/Detroit)

4 November 2011

JACKSON (WWJ) – A Jackson, Michigan couple will receive a special achievement award from the National Foundation of Credit Counseling after they swore off bankruptcy and paid off nearly a $100,000 debt on their own.

Sayville Business Owners Learn the Ropes at Library Event - Sayville (NY) Patch

Sayville Business Owners Learn the Ropes at Library Event
Amanda Erickson/Sayville (NY) Patch

12 October 2011

Pay your phone bill on time. Check your free personal credit score. Don't make mistakes on application forms These were some pieces of advice given out at the first of three workshops for small business owners, hosted at Sayville Library in conjunction with the Stony Brook Small Business Development Center.

Where Would You Go for $1,000 - The Coloradoan (Fort Collins, CO)

Where Would You Go for $1,000
Sara Gilbert/The Coloradoan (Fort Collins, CO)

13 August 2011

The National Foundation for Credit Counseling's, or NFCC, July online poll revealed that 64 percent of Americans would utilize a source other than their savings account to satisfy a $1,000 unplanned expense.

Federal program could help residents in foreclosure - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Federal program could help residents in foreclosure
Georgia Pabst/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

8 July 2011

Homeowners facing foreclosure because of unemployment, underemployment or a medical condition may be eligible for help with monthly mortgage payments through the federal Emergency Homeowners' Loan Program, city and federal officials said Friday.

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