Tag Archive: National Foundation for Credit Counseling

Jun 11 2012

Is credit counseling for you?

By Mary Hunt If there’s one thing that makes many people go hmmmm, it’s the topic of credit counseling. Many people still confuse credit counseling — paying back all of what a borrower owes — with debt settlement and negotiating payoffs of 50 percent or less of what the borrower owes. Others assume incorrectly that …

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Sep 21 2011

The 411 on prepaid cards

By Jason Alderman According to Gail Cunningham, spokesperson for the National Foundation for Credit Counseling, we live in a credit-dominated society. “Without a checking or savings account,” she says, “it’s difficult to cash payroll, Social Security and unemployment checks; you need a credit or debit card to shop online, book a flight or rent a …

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Feb 17 2011

Transitioning from the military

Reentering the civilian workforce after a career in the armed forces can be challenging even during the best of times. But with today’s economic uncertainty and high unemployment rates, retiring and discharged military personnel may need extra help to develop a game plan and manage their personal finances during that transition. The issue has gained …

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