Turning Financial Resolutions into Regular Routines

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By: Brittany Frost We are now more than a month into 2017 which begs the question: how are your financial New Year’s resolutions coming along? What steps have you taken so far to reduce your debt or save money? Maybe you’ve been so busy that you have yet to make a financial resolution this year. If so, don’t worry! December … Read More

Debt Counseling Teaches You 4 Easy Ways to Get Out of Credit Card Debt

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Debt Counseling

Credit card debt is a problem for people of all ages. Experts say cash-strapped college students often live on credit. Meanwhile, young couples use credit cards for miscellaneous wedding and honeymoon expenses. Retired people often use credit cards to supplement their Social Security income. With debt counseling, you learn about different ways to get out of credit card debt including … Read More

Debt Counseling for an Upbeat Debt Escape Plan

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Debt Counseling

Wishing away your debt does not get you too far, but there are foolproof plans to pay off credit card debt. With debt counseling, you figure out how to keep your finances in check so you feel empowered in all parts of your life. Debt affects not just your physical surroundings, but your spiritual and emotional health. According to an … Read More

Top 5 Things You Could Do After Receiving Credit Counseling

Jeanne McTaggartCredit Counseling

Credit Counseling

When you are drowning in debt, it is so hard—maybe impossible—for you to take advantage of many of the luxuries we have access to here in America. Maybe you started out in luxury, living outside of your means. But now have more debt than you can handle and are wondering how your next paycheck will even cover your bills. Receiving … Read More

Debt Counseling to Get out of Debt on a Limited Budget

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Debt Counseling

Most people who seek debt counseling want to get out of debt but struggle with limited funds. If you had more money, you would likely pay off your credit card debt. According to an article by cheatsheet.com, most people would love it if their debt just magically disappeared. When you sign up for a debt management plan, your credit card … Read More

Credit Counseling and Other Ways to Get More Conscious About Spending

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Credit Counseling

One of the reasons people get into debt is they spend almost effortlessly without any real thought. By submitting to credit counseling, you actually take back control of your personal finances. When it comes to money, it’s all about staying in the present. Take a mindful approach by creating awareness of your financial habits and credit card debt. With credit … Read More

31 Money-Saving Tricks for Students

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Stretch your dollar further with the following money-saving tips: 1. Buy or rent used textbooks and sell back last semester’s books. 2. Don’t make impulse purchases. 3. Never go grocery shopping when you’re hungry. 4. Limit the number of times you eat out monthly. 5. Cut out vices – smoking and binge drinking are terrible for you and expensive. 6. … Read More

5 ways to make college more affordable

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5 ways to make college more affordable The value of a college degree isn’t what it used to be, but its importance certainly hasn’t diminished. In fact, in Sallie Mae’s report, “How America Pays for College,” 90% of families expect their student to earn at least a bachelor’s degree, with 54% expecting a graduate degree. Of course, if you’ve read … Read More

Would you like to be financially free?

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Would you like to be financially free? Today, I will tell you how that is possible. To be financially free requires two character qualities. The first is learning to be faithful and the other is learning to be disciplined. Luke 16:10-11 teaches us that God expects us to be faithful in small matters if we are to be trusted with … Read More

Ways Christian Credit Counseling Helps Beyond Credit Card Debt

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Christian Credit Counselors

Christian credit counseling provides more than financial coaching for people who are drowning in credit card debt. With the Christian approach, the focus is on spiritual growth, financial responsibility and compassion. According to a recent article by U.S. News & World Report, credit counselors help people with money problems. People who can’t afford to pay off their credit card debt … Read More