Tag: Michigan

On a state level, Michigan has definitely faced it’s share of financial difficulties following the Great Recession. But while the state itself struggled to find stability, on a personal level Michaganders taking action to avoid problems with debt and overcome whatever financial challenges they face. We’ve gathered the latest financial news. trends and statistics affecting residents in Michigan so you can get a focused picture of your financial world and make the right choices for your family.

Are you more financially literate than your neighbors?

Are You and Your Neighbors Financially Literate?

Apr 07, 2017 | Meghan Alard

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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Best and worst credit scores for 2017

Keeping Up with the Jones’ Credit Scores

Mar 24, 2017 | Meghan Alard

WalletHub released this year’s best and worst cities in America based on credit scores. How does your credit score compare to your neighbors?

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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 Alard

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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State of debt map

Are You Living in a State of Debt?

Jan 06, 2017 | Meghan Alard

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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Most states score equate to a financial literacy fail

Financial Literacy Fail

Dec 23, 2016 | Meghan Alard

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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New map shows student loan default rates nationwide

How Likely Are You to Default on Student Loan Debt?

Oct 13, 2016 | Meghan Alard

In some states, nearly one out of five borrowers who graduated during the 2012-2013 schoolyear have defaulted on their student loan debt payments.

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Map: Priced out of Homeownership

Are You Being Priced Out of Homeownership?

Sep 22, 2016 | Michael Koretzky

Achieving the American Dream is getting tougher and tougher as home prices continue to rise, but some key areas still offer affordability to new buyers.

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The United States of Financial Success

The United States of Success

Sep 15, 2016 | April Lewis-Parks

This interactive map shows you the best and worst states for financial stability in the nation. Does where you live determine your ability to succeed?

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Employer credit checks are restricted in many states

Employment Credit Check Conundrum

Aug 17, 2016 | Meghan Alard

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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Can your afford your lifestyle

Earning Enough to Afford Your Lifestyle

Aug 11, 2016 | Meghan Alard

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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"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.

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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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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.

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