6 Ways to Stay Debt Free after Debt Consolidation

Jeanne McTaggartDebt Consolidation

Debt Consolidation

After you consolidate your debt with the help of a reputable credit counseling organization, you will be on the path to true financial freedom. Many people use debt consolidation as that changing point in their lives. Once they have paid off their credit card debt through a debt management plan, they are ready to maintain a debt-free lifestyle. You don’t … Read More

May We Wash Your Feet?

Jeanne McTaggartChristian Credit Counselors

Christian Credit Counseling

On the night before his crucifixion, Jesus shared an intimate Passover supper with his disciples. At one point during the meal, Jesus rose from the table went to a corner of the room, removed his outer garments, and wrapped himself in a towel. He then proceeded to wash the dust from the feet of each disciple. Here was their teacher–their … Read More

Debt Counseling When Money Problems Leave You Depressed

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Debt Counseling

While having a lot of money doesn’t always make you happy, some people experience more depressive symptoms because of overdue bills. According to a new study out of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, there is a link between depression and credit card payments that are past due. Money problems strongly affect pre-retirees and unmarried people. If you are nearing retirement age, … Read More

New Survey Shows Broke But Confident Americans Need Debt Counseling

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Debt Counseling

Feeling confident is a positive trait, but a new survey shows some Americans have big gaps in their financial knowledge. With debt counseling, you can become financially savvy and learn about ways of getting out of debt. According to a recent article by usatoday.com, a new survey by Fifth Third Bank showed almost 60 percent of people believed they are … Read More

The Truth about Credit Card Promotions

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These days, just about every store has credit card advertising … some kind of low interest promotion. How often have you seen sales advertising “0% financing for 18 months” or “Pay no interest until next year”? These deals are hard to pass up, but they can end up costing you if you aren’t careful.   Understanding the terms of the … Read More

Father’s & Their Financial Responsibilities

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What role do you play in your household? What are your responsibilities? For more than seventy million fathers in the United States countless responsibilities are assumed, especially when it comes to the well-being of their family. Even though many households today consist of two-income families, a lot of the financial, physical, and spiritual stress can fall on the man of … Read More

Credit Counseling When You Feel Embarrassed to Talk About Debt

Jeanne McTaggartCredit Counseling

Credit Counseling

Not everyone feels comfortable having the “debt conversation” with their loved one, but may feel curious about credit counseling. If you are struggling with too much debt, you aren’t alone. By talking about debt with a non-judgmental and trained credit counselor, you will likely see positive solutions on the horizon. You may never want to talk to people in your … Read More

Credit Counseling: Tricks To Help You Save More Money

Jeanne McTaggartCredit Counseling

Credit Counseling

When you are carrying the burden of credit card debt, it weighs on your mind as well as your heart. Some people take the long and hard road of paying off their debt over the course of decades by taking on a second or third job and saving. Fortunately, with credit counseling, you can learn ethical ways to get rid … Read More

Why Christian Credit Counseling Is a Better Way to Eliminate Debt

Jeanne McTaggartChristian Credit Counselors

Christian Credit Counselors

Anyone who has ever struggled with debt knows how debilitating money problems are. Yet most people with debt don’t realize how widespread of a problem it is. Since the Great Recession, debt has skyrocketed among average Americans. According to the Urban Institute, the average total debt for people with credit files is now $53,850. This number jumps to $209,768 for … Read More