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Student loan default is even more stressful now

Student Loan Default Now Even Worse for Your Finances

Apr 24, 2017 |

The Department of Education just changed the rules on student loan late fees. Just one student loan default could cost you significantly more now.

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Using credit cards for everyday purchases at the grocery store

Using Credit Cards for Everyday Purchases

Apr 21, 2017 |

A new poll finds more Americans use credit cards for everyday purchases, even when spending less than $5. Is credit the new debit? Should it be?

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Join the FINRA Military Spouse Fellowship

2 Days Left to Register for the 2017 Military Spouse Fellowship!

Apr 20, 2017 |

Tomorrow is your last chance to register for the 2017 FINRA Military Spouse Fellowship. Get certified so you can help others and improve your own finances.

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Auto loan fraud originates at the dealership, as agents push to make a sale

Is There Deception Hidden in Your Auto Loan?

Apr 17, 2017 |

A study predicts deception in auto loans may lead to increased default rates this year. Is your car loan hiding auto loan fraud committed by the dealer?

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Record high credit card debt has piled up for most Americans

Hello, Record High Credit Card Debt

Apr 14, 2017 |

Despite a focused payoff effort in January, February saw the U.S. hit record high credit card debt over $1 trillion. Here’s what it means for your budget.

Category icon Credit Cards, Debt Advice

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Are mobile payments ever really secure?

Vault 7 Reveals Mobile Pay Security Risks

Apr 10, 2017 |

Vault 7 was intended to show the ability of government agencies to spy on us, but it also reveals the high security risk of using mobile payments.

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Are you more financially literate than your neighbors?

Are You and Your Neighbors Financially Literate?

Apr 07, 2017 |

April is Financial Literacy Month! We look at the most and least financially literate consumers across the nation. How does your state rank?

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Are you looking at the right consumer credit score?

Are You Looking at the Right Consumer Credit Score?

Apr 03, 2017 |

A new $3 million CFPB penalty against Experian reveals the difference between a consumer credit score that lenders use and your “educational” score.

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Calculate the impact of a rate hike

How Much Does a Rate Hike Cost You?

Mar 31, 2017 |

When the Fed raises rates even by .25% it affects your bottom line. See what the latest rate hike will cost you when it comes to credit card debt.

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Credit report changes could erase negative information

Credit Report Changes Could Boost Your Score

Mar 27, 2017 |

The big 3 credit bureaus in the U.S. plan to adjust reporting information on July 1. Here’s how these new credit report changes could boost your score.

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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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