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Make Sure Your Financial House Is In Order

Yesterday over 100,000 Americans went online to watch President Obama answer live questions from Twitter users for the first “Twitter Town Hall.” For an hour, he answered questions from consumers about the economy. According to the White House, most of the questions concerned jobs (23%), the budget (18%) and taxes (11%). It seems that Americans are concerned about getting the budget back under control, and much like the national budget, …Read More

Financial Spring Cleaning Tip of the Day: Ask an Expert

If you don’t know where to start or you’re not sure what to keep or toss, consider contacting an NFCC Member Agency. From financial education to debt management services, NFCC’s nonprofit agencies have certified credit counselors who offer low-cost and free financial educational information, money and credit management advice, and debt reduction services. To locate an NFCC Member Agency in your area visit our website at www.DebtAdvice.org and click on …Read More

NFCC and United Way Worldwide Join Together to Help Financially Distressed Consumers

The National Foundation for Credit Counseling, Inc. (NFCC) and United Way Worldwide (UWW) each have a commitment to ensuring that individuals and families experiencing financial hardship have access to quality financial education, appropriate financial products, accredited counseling services and financial assistance. The two organizations are pleased to announce that this shared commitment has resulted in the creation of a partnership designed to bring together the strengths of the two respected …Read More

Most Frequently Asked Questions By Consumers, Part 6

What follows is the final installment in a series of the most frequently asked questions of counselors in the NFCC’s Member Network. What are the three most important financial goals for someone’s future? The truth of the matter is that everyone’s financial goals are different, so the three most important financial goals are almost guaranteed to vary from one person to another.  With that said, there is no denying that …Read More