Latest Credit Counseling News

Jeanine Skowronski: Get your credit score ready for homebuying season
A good credit score is essential when it comes to securing a mortgage. "If (your score is) below 600, you're probably not going to buy a home in the short term," says Mike Sullivan, director of education at nonprofit credit and debt counseling agency …

Consumer tips: Take charge of credit scores for healthy finances
However, many consumers may not understand the importance of credit health and the major role credit plays in their life, both today and in the future. Mike Sullivan from nonprofit credit counseling agency Take Charge America shares some credit …
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Fair housing, financial wellness clinic scheduled
The event will have credit counselors, HUD housing representatives, mortgage lenders, Realtors, insurance agents, home inspectors and title companies on-site to answer questions and provide information about housing. Attendees can also receive free …
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Court Shuts Down Credit Repair “Scam” that Targeted Latinos
The FTC complaint against First Time Credit Solutions, based in the city of Bell in metropolitan Los Angeles, is generating a buzz in the credit counseling industry. For example, the National Association of Credit Service Organizations (NASCO) last …
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