‘Lead by example’ couldn’t be a truer saying when it comes to teaching children about personal finance. But, as many of these great quotes, it’s much easier said than done.
Instant access to credit cards, the ability to finance pretty much everything, and the never-ending hamster wheel of “keeping up with the Joneses” can make being a role model really challenging. But ignoring it isn’t an option either if you want to raise financially responsible adults. After all, debt can destroy a person’s entire adulthood, and it can quite literally happen in the blink of an eye…
Each year over a million college students strut across the stage – donning their cap and gown, diploma and more often than not student loan debt averaging $27,253. But according to a study by Arkansas State University, they often lack one skill – financial education. With graduation season upon us, while you may be thinking […]
Planning your weekly trip to the grocery when trying to stay within a certain budget can sometime be a tedious task. But with proper planning, and following these 10 easy steps, we promise to keep you with food in your kitchen and money in your pocket. 1. Proper Planning Before you visit the grocery store, […]
Summer is halfway over, and now is the time to begin planning and making purchases towards your child’s school supply list. It is important, when planning your budget, to prioritize your shopping list by what is needed, and determine with your child or their teacher the items that you can hold off on purchasing until […]
The effects of the recession hit Americans hard, and millions are continuing to recoup what they lost or overcome credit and financial obstacles that have hindered their progress. In addition, many financial problems that are plaguing most Americans are affecting every demographic at pivotal stages in their lives. Large student loans have made it difficult […]
Consolidated Credit is Recognized for Outstanding Customer Service by the International Customer Management Institute
Consolidated Credit, a top national credit counseling agency and financial education provider has been recognized for its notable customer service by the International Customer Management Institute by being awarded runner-up for the Global Contact Center of the Year Gold Award in the small business category. Four Gold Award finalists were recognized for their superb customer […]