Breadwinner Moms Make the Call

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By Drew Kessler
When you just can’t seem to get out from under your bills and your family’s future is becoming harder to focus on, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and a little lost. You aren’t. It’s actually the first step to tackling your money issues.
While a call to an NFCC member agency is an important step to solving money problems, the first step is actually facing the fact that you need help, and it’s the hardest. But, once you make the call we can help put you on the right path to resolving your situation.
It’s a situation we understand well. In fact, NFCC and The Ohio State University worked together to survey participants in NFCC’s Sharpen Your Financial Focus™ program we offer. Data from this program found that the type of counseling we provide helped reduce revolving debt levels, specifically for wage-earning mothers, by nearly 49.5% from pre-counseling levels within a year.
How we help and the results you realize depend on you and what you need.

  • Consolidate bills into one smaller payment.
  • Pay off your debt faster.
  • Improve your money habits.
  • Lower interest rates regardless of credit score.
  • Stop collection calls.
  • Eliminate late fees and over-limit charges.

Helping women, especially those who are the primary breadwinner for their household and have found themselves in tough financial situations, is what we do. If that’s you, you owe it to yourself. Make the call.
To schedule an appointment with an NFCC Certified Financial Professional call 877-402-6322 or visit
Drew Kessler is Vice President of Marketing & Communications with the National Foundation for Credit Counseling.
Views expressed are the personal views of the author, and do not represent the views of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling, its employees, its members, or its clients.