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Small Business Readiness Certification Program

In the summer of 2019, Consolidated Credit partnered with Comerica Bank and the City of Riviera Beach to provide a 6-part small business readiness certification program to small business owners, entrepreneurs and startups looking to establish themselves in Palm Beach County. See highlights from the event.
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Credit Card APR at 5-Year High

Higher rates won’t help families working to eliminate debt. Each week, Consolidated Credit searches for financial research that can help…

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What Career Is Growing the Fastest?

You probably won’t believe it – and you definitely don’t want it. Talk about a growth industry: Identity thieves and…

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The Mortgage Lending Paradox

Does a record-low default rate mean lending standards are too tough? Following the real estate market collapse in 2008, a…

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HELOC Domino Effect

Study finds missed home equity payments are a sign of trouble to come. Each week, Consolidated Credit searches for financial…

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Can You Read a Credit Card Agreement?

Over half of Americans don’t have the reading level necessary to understand most agreements. If you’re one of those people…

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Parents Step Up College Savings

Giving your children their best chance for stability after graduation. While retirement savings may still be stuck in neutral for…

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Sick of Retirement Studies

Yet another research project is depressing enough to make you ill. British comedian Spike Milligan’s famous tombstone reads, “I told…

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A Cautionary Tale of Debt Settlement

One woman’s journey serves as a warning for others seeking debt relief. When NBC6 reached out to Consolidated Credit for…

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IRS Revises Installment Agreement Fees

Online payment convenience may also mean lower fees. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has proposed a new fee structure for…

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Financial Education Doesn’t Go Beyond the Piggy Bank

What parents teach their children doesn’t go “beyond the piggy bank” Each week, Consolidated Credit searches for financial research that…

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What Americans Fear Most About Old Age

Study shows that we’re scared about outliving our money before we die. Americans are living longer, many are scared they…

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The Carrot and Stick of Student Debt Repayment

One more reason to take every step possible to keep federal student loan debts out of default. Student loan debt…

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What Parents Pay to Support Millennials

Is financial support keeping adult children from achieving independence? As a parent, you want to ensure your children have a…

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Right for Renting?

Rental costs in some U.S. cities may be unsustainable for many households. Cost of living has a big impact on…

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Achieving the American Dream

Overcoming debt and credit challenges to achieve homeownership. After immigrating to the United States from Nicaragua, Maria Altamirano and her…

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The Stress of Debt

How much “financial anxiety” do you have? It’s no secret that owing money is stressful. But until now, no one…

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More Money or Less Debt?

Guess which one most Americans would have. Each week, Consolidated Credit searches for financial research that can help you deal…

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Financial Abuse More Prevalent, Less Obvious

One in three millennials has felt the sting of financial abuse from a partner. Nearly a third of Millennials (18-35),…

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Greatest Generation?

You might be surprised which one is showing the most financial responsibility. Each week, Consolidated Credit searches for financial research…

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More Incentive to Save for College

Proposed “Help All Americans Save for College Act” would incentivize saving. If you needed any more reason to save up…

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Sacrificing for Student Loan Payments

81% of Americans make a personal sacrifice to afford student debt obligations each month. Each week, Consolidated Credit searches for…

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Chase: No Credit Backup on Overdrafts

Chase eliminates credit card overdraft protection on personal checking. If you do your main banking through Chase, you may want…

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Hispanics Don’t Trust Banks and It’s Costing Them

Instead of building credit, they’re paying high fees at check-cashing stores. Hispanics who were born elsewhere and moved here have…

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Home Retention Works

Families facing foreclosure have real options that can really save their homes. If you’re financially distressed right now and worried…

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