How to Effectively Communicate Crucial Financial Matters with Family

It’s no secret that consumers – especially adult children – have much to think about when it comes to finances: from how they will help their aging parents and pay for their child’s college education at the same time to affording retirement. It’s not uncommon for family members who are struggling with finances and in … Read more

First Time Homebuyer Tips From American Consumer Credit Counseling

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Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 02, 2015 Purchasing a home is one of the most important and exciting life investments for an individual to make. In the wake of an economic recession, Americans are even more wary of becoming a first time homeowner. Although taking the plunge can be difficult, American Consumer Credit Counseling has these … Read more

Unprecedented Winter Weather Expenses Piling up for Massachusetts Consumers

Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 25, 2015 It’s no secret that extreme cold and record-setting snow has taken a harsh financial toll on consumers and businesses throughout Massachusetts. The City of Boston has already spent $ 35 million on snow removal, the most ever in its history and almost double what was originally budgeted. Local restaurants … Read more

Clear One Advantage and ACCC Both Say They Can Help Us With Our Debt. – Ty

“Dear Steve, My wife and I have a combined debt of 75,000.00. A large part of this is due to using credit cards when I was out of work for a year and a half. This was 4 yrs ago. We are current on all of our debt but find that we are just getting … Read more

I’m on a Debt Management Plan But Still Struggling. – John

“Dear Steve, I am well educated, have a good job & make decent money. About 5 years ago we purchased a house, which in 1 year rose in market value from $109K to $249K, we figured we were sitting on a gold mine, so we borrowed against it to pay off my wife’s legal bills … Read more

American Consumer Credit Counseling Makes Some Interesting Marketing Claims

A reader and tipster (send in your tips here) sent in some concern about the American Consumer Credit Counseling website that they wanted us to see. In light of the Federal Trade Commission Telemarketing Sales Rules that prohibit a number of misleading advertising practices, it is surprising that American Consumer Credit Counseling is making the … Read more