Financial literacy

Five Financial Steps to Take Right Now to Protect Your Money

This blog provides five key steps to take when dealing with a financial crisis.

Posted on March 25, 2020

COVID-19 Financial Resources

A brief list of financial resources to assist people during the Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic.

Posted on March 20, 2020

Get Out of Debt on Your Own Terms

With the new changes to the FICO credit score, reducing the amount of debt owed will be crucial to a credit score. Here are just a few options for eliminating debt and improving credit scores.

Posted on March 10, 2020

Keeping Up with the New FICO Score

A quick look at the new FICO score along with the other credit scores such as Vantage, that are available to consumers.

Posted on March 10, 2020

Declutter Your Finances This Spring

At the start of the new year, many people take a fresh look at their finances and pledge to make adjustments in spending and saving. Here are a few tips to help people stay on that path, and refresh and renew their goals, just in time for spring!

Posted on March 5, 2020

How to Keep Your Car on the Road Longer and Protect Your Investment

As the seasons change, so do the needs of your vehicle. Regular maintenance is important to keep your financial investment in good condition inside and out. Here are a few tips that will help keep a vehicle on the road.

Posted on March 5, 2020

Get Away Without Going Away

Sometimes a vacation away from home just is not within the realm of your work schedule or your budget. This article provides ideas on how to have a great time while saving money at home.

Posted on March 5, 2020

Classic Warning Signs of Possible Fraud or Scams

As a non-profit credit counseling agency, we often hear from people who have been scammed by unscrupulous entities seeking to make quick money. Below we have listed some common warning signs of fraud or of a scam to help others avoid the same negative impact to their finances. These...

Posted on February 11, 2020

An Extra $25 a Month Can Save You $2,000 and 18 years on Credit Card Debt

Sometimes people assume you need to make huge extra payments in order to pay off debt quicker. The reality is that making small increases in payments, can go a long way in knocking out debt sooner!

Posted on January 20, 2020

Holiday Fun that Will Save You Money

For those committed to living on a budget, you don’t have to sacrifice the joy of the holiday season just because you’re spending less money. If you are having guests at your home over the holidays, you can make the day a memorable one, in a good way, on a reasonable budget.

Posted on October 14, 2019