Credit Counseling

College graduates throwing their caps in the air

Credit Counseling for College Graduates

By George Morris | June 18, 2020

Things change after college. Your new boss won’t be as lenient as your old professor. Instead of a GPA your new obsession becomes your credit score. Rent may double or…

What Happens During a Credit Counseling Session

What Happens During a Credit Counseling Session?

By Joey Johnston | June 15, 2020

Millions of Americans living paycheck to paycheck are familiar with that sinking feeling of being unable to get out of debt and keep up with bills. If you’re one of…

Where are all the good credit counselors?

Finding a Reputable Credit Counselor

By Joey Johnston | February 10, 2020

Credit counseling is a vastly under-tapped resource for people crippled by debt. A credit counselor’s goal is to educate consumers about the cause of their debt and offer solutions that…

Learn the details of credit counseling

Does Credit Counseling Work?

By George Morris | January 15, 2020

Money woes plague countless millions of Americans, stressing marriages and giving rise to feelings of hopelessness. For many mired in debt, credit counseling offers a lifeline to solvency and better…

Scale weighing benefits of credit counseling vs credit repair

Credit Repair vs. Credit Counseling

By Tom Jackson | October 31, 2019

Good credit means better interest rates on homes, cars and credit cards, lower insurance rates, easier access to rental apartments and utilities and maybe even better job opportunities. Consumers with…

Credit Card and Repair Scam

How to Avoid Credit Repair and Credit Counseling Scams

By Joey Johnston | October 29, 2019

There are two terms that consumers with blemished credit reports should be careful with: credit repair and credit counseling. Credit repair companies are to finances what car repair is to…

Concerned woman looking at many credit cards feeling anxious and scared with huge amount of debt

Should You Choose Debt Consolidation or Credit Counseling?

By George Morris | August 23, 2019

Pros and Cons of Debt Consolidation and Credit Counseling The short answer to that question is: Yes. As flippant as that sounds, it can’t be stressed enough that if your…

Debt Settlement vs Debt Counseling

Should You Choose Debt Settlement or Credit Counseling?

By Joey Johnston | July 26, 2019

You’ve tried it all – eating Raman noodles twice a day, creating a budget, cutting your cable TV – but despite those efforts, your credit card debt kept growing and…

Computer displaying an online credit counseling course

Online Credit Counseling

By Joey Johnston | July 1, 2019

Nowadays, we do everything online. We pay the bills, shop for groceries, and order Chinese food without leaving the comfort of our couch. Doing things online is just plain easier…

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Credit Counseling

By Tom Jackson | April 18, 2019

What Is Credit Counseling? Credit counseling is a free service that provides help with budgeting, solutions for becoming debt-free, and tips for managing your money successfully. Credit counseling is offered…