Financial News


The retirement savings clock is ticking down

Losing Sleep Over Retirement

Aug 26, 2016 |

A new study finds even active savers are losing sleep at the idea of outliving their money during retirement. Here’s what you can do to save effectively.

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Overcoming the initial cost of homeownership

Homebuyer Assistance Programs Under Review

Aug 24, 2016 |

HUD is calling for an investigation of down payment assistance programs to ensure practices are fair, but homebuyers may simply not be fully informed.

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A good credit score is just ahead

Want Better Credit? Check Your Score.

Aug 22, 2016 |

Just the act of checking your credit score makes you more aware of where you stand so you know what you need to do to achieve good credit.

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Do your financial lessons go beyond the piggy bank?

Financial Education Doesn't Go Beyond the Piggy Bank

Aug 19, 2016 |

Parents aren’t comfortable teaching children about advanced financial education topics like debt, credit and savings tools. We have some advice to help.

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Employer credit checks are restricted in many states

Employment Credit Check Conundrum

Aug 17, 2016 |

More and more states are restricting employer credit checks as an unfair practice for job candidates hit by the Great Recession. Check out our map.

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Looking forward for lifetime income

Panicking about Pay Raises

Aug 15, 2016 |

A new study finds many households rely on raises to keep up with everyday expenses, so not seeing a salary increase every two years can mean big trouble.

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Is there any relief in sight for student loan debt?

Getting Real with Student Loan Debt

Aug 12, 2016 |

A White House report finds the cost of education and challenges faced by borrowing are ultimately worth it for the career benefits of a college degree.

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Can your afford your lifestyle

Earning Enough to Afford Your Lifestyle

Aug 11, 2016 |

View this interactive map to compare income to home affordability in 27 U.S. cities – and learn what to do if you live in a place with a large budget gap.

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The retirement savings clock is ticking down

What Americans Fear Most About Old Age

Aug 10, 2016 |

If you fear outliving your money, you’re not alone. But while this is many people’s biggest fear, few are saving effectively to meet retirement goals.

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Carrot or stick student debt repayment

The Carrot and Stick of Student Debt Repayment

Aug 08, 2016 |

Collection practices for defaulted student loan debt won’t get any gentler, but customer service for repayment on current student loans may get better.

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"We are really proud to recommend Consolidated Credit" Kathleen Cannon, President & CEO of United Way of Broward County. Consolidated Credit Counseling Services, Inc. is pleased to announce our partnership with the United Way as a United Way Chairman’s Circle Organization.

"We are really proud to recommend Consolidated Credit" Kathleen Cannon, President & CEO of United Way of Broward County. Consolidated Credit Counseling Services, Inc. is pleased to announce our partnership with the United Way as a United Way Chairman’s Circle Organization.

All Consolidated Credit counselors are certified personal financial counselors (CFC) We've helped 5 million people get out of debt! Call us today and see what we can do for you.

Consolidated Credit is honored to receive the 2012 Excellence in Financial Literacy Education (EIFLE) Nonprofit Organization of the Year award. The EIFLE awards acknowledge innovation, dedication and the commitment of organizations that support financial literacy education worldwide. See what Consolidated Credit can do for you.

Consolidated Credit is honored to receive the 2012 Excellence in Financial Literacy Education (EIFLE) Nonprofit Organization of the Year award. The EIFLE awards acknowledge innovation, dedication and the commitment of organizations that support financial literacy education worldwide. See what Consolidated Credit can do for you.

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Time tested and customer trusted. Consolidated Credit Counseling Services has been a BBB Accredited Business since 1998 and has a current A+ rating. Call us today and see what we can do for you.

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Consolidated Credit is proud to be an ANAB accredited member. Accreditation by a recognized and respected body such as ANAB ensures the impartiality and competence of our company. To see what we can do for you, give us a call.

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development - HUD's mission is to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all. Consolidated Credit is proud to be a member of HUD and also part of the Hope Now Alliance.

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