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Each Friday Consolidated Credit features an interesting study from the world of personal finance that can help you understand and make strategic plans when it comes to your debt and budget. See how you stack up versus the average American consumer when it comes to debt, credit, cash flow and savings. We also feature some useful advice each week so you can plan ahead to build a better financial outlook for yourself.

Does your debt scare you?

Does Your Debt Scare You?

Feb 24, 2017 | Meghan Stewart

Does a debt scare come from the debt itself or from the uncertainty about repayment? A new survey points to the latter. Here's what you can do.

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Don't let debt beat you up

Feeling Debt Shy?

Feb 17, 2017 | Meghan Stewart

A new survey consumers are feeling debt shy and don’t intend to take on new debt this year as a result. Here’s what to do about the debt you already have.

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Average credit card APR hits record highs

Is Your Credit Card APR on Par?

Feb 10, 2017 | April Lewis-Parks

Today’s rates are at record highs on new credit cards, but if you haven’t checked your credit card APR lately, your personal rates may be even higher.

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Seniors' student debt: education in exchange for a burden

Seniors’ Student Debt Burden

Feb 03, 2017 | Meghan Stewart

A new report finds seniors’ student debt burden has more than doubled in the past decade. We explain what seniors can do to eliminate student debt.

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Do you live where it's easy to repay debt?

Do You Live Where It’s Easy to Repay Debt?

Jan 27, 2017 | Meghan Stewart

Where you live can have a serious impact on your ability to repay debt. Is cost of living a factor that’s keeping you from achieving freedom from debt?

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Find financial freedom with debt consolidation

Will You Live to Be Debt Free?

Jan 20, 2017 | Meghan Stewart

A new survey finds Americans are optimistic that they will live to be debt free, but savings often takes a back seat to that goal. Here is what you can do.

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How Americans make payments (and for how much)

How America Prefers to Make Payments

Jan 13, 2017 | Meghan Stewart

Although debit cards are used more often, credit cards cover more total cost. Consolidated Credit offers tips to maintain a balanced budget free of debt.

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State of debt map

Are You Living in a State of Debt?

Jan 06, 2017 | Meghan Stewart

A new study by CreditCards.com finds most Americans are living in an unsustainable state of debt when it comes to high interest rate credit card debt.

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Average credit card debt piles on

Average Credit Card Debt at $16K

Dec 30, 2016 | Meghan Stewart

With average credit card debt in the U.S. now at $16,061, Americans are walking a fine line between financial stability and financial distress.

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Most states score equate to a financial literacy fail

Financial Literacy Fail

Dec 23, 2016 | Meghan Stewart

A new report reveals a major financial literacy fail across the U.S. – consumers don’t have the financial knowledge they need to achieve stability.

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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.

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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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