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Meghan Alard

Meghan Alard
Meghan Alard, Senior Content Writer

Meghan Alard is a PFE Certified Debt Management Professional through the Financial Counseling Association of America (FCAA) and receives ongoing training in personal finance and financial literacy. She has written extensively in the financial industry for consumers, as well as for small businesses such as: banks, credit unions, consumer product manufacturers, real estate marketing agencies and debt relief firms, giving her a broad scope of financial knowledge to draw from.

Mrs. Alard actively supports several local charities and provides content development services for the Florida Military Financial Alliance. Her publication credits include articles in The Bridge Newsletter from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Diversity Briefing from the American Mortgage Diversity Council. She is the concept creator of the Credit Dojo interactive course series, as well as the KOFE Break Finance series featured on KOFE: Knowledge of Financial Education, Consolidated Credit’s corporate financial wellness platform. Mrs. Alard graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Miami in Miami, FL.

What is Inflation and How Can You Get Ahead of Rising Costs?

It’s tough to keep up with costs when they continue to rise at exponential rates. Living paycheck-to-paycheck is stressful enough,…

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Understanding the Rate Hike Impact on Your Debt and Savings

Here’s what the latest rate hike—and all the coming hikes—will mean for you. On March 16 the Federal Reserve did…

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Consolidated Credit Celebrates 29 Years of Financial Literacy

Financial Literacy Month may be ending, but you should never stop learning! As April comes to a close, so does…

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Spring Clean Your Finances for Financial Literacy Month

Organization is key as Americans work to recover during the economic downturn. April is National Financial Literacy Month, a month…

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America Saves Week 2022

America Saves encourages you to save money with a goal in mind. It’s America Saves Week—a week dedicated to helping…

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Valentine’s Day Spending 2022: Will You Get Stuck with a Huge Bill?

How a year can bring a host of changes. With the COVID-19 pandemic largely behind us, Valentine’s Day spending is…

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4 Tips to Prevent Tax ID Theft in 2022

Take these four steps to help protect your tax refund this year. With tax season fully under way as of…

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Understanding Common Credit Card Fees

Credit card fees are constantly changing. In order to judge them accurately, you need to know what the average credit…

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You Could Win $500 in Our Thankful Photo Contest

It pays to be thankful as you work to get out of debt. Calling all Consolidated Credit clients and alumni!…

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It’s Time for Your 2021 Fall Financial Checkup

Getting your finances right before the end of the year. Fall is officially here! While 2021 has certainly been a…

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Sign Up for a Free Holiday Budgeting Webinar

Creating a custom spending plan to prevent crippling holiday debt. Though it may be early with the spooky season and…

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100 Days, 100 Ways

With 100 days before Christmas, it’s time to start planning! September 16th marks the official start of the winter holiday…

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