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National Foundation for Credit Counseling Welcomes New Members

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Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 14, 2015 The National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC®) proudly announces the addition of two new members. NeighborWorks Umpqua and Take Charge America joined the NFCC during the first quarter of the year, bringing the total membership to 77 agencies with nearly 600 community-based locations across America. “We are pleased to welcome NeighborWorks Umpqua and Take ... Read More »

    Take Charge America Introduces Home Ready Counseling to Help Prospective Homebuyers Nationwide Increase Chances of Qualifying for a Mortgage

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    Service designed for consumers who were previously turned down for a mortgage, or need assistance building positive credit February 24, 2015 11:15 AM Eastern Standard Time PHOENIX–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Prospective homebuyers across the country now have access to a new service helping them receive approval for a mortgage. Take Charge America, Inc., a national nonprofit credit counseling and debt management agency headquartered ... Read More »

      Take Charge America Deserves Pat on the Back

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      While this appears to be a press release sent out by Take Charge America it still deserves a pat on the back for the nonprofit credit counseling group taking action to defend against bad behavior by debt collectors. While it is not clear they took specific action against a specific debt collector, at least they are speaking up about consumer ... Read More »

        Student Loan Alliance Teaches Credit Counselors What About Student Loans?

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        Student Loan Alliance put out a press release earlier this week talking about the training they were giving credit counseling agencies in order to deal with student loan problems. Student Loan Alliance says the credit counseling agencies that participate in their approach and training are The participating organizations are: Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Greater Dallas, Consumer Credit Counseling Service ... Read More »

          Take Charge America Scores $300,000 Payday to Help Consumers

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          PHOENIX–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Take Charge America, Inc., a non-profit credit counseling and housing counseling agency in Phoenix, was awarded $300,000 by the Arizona Attorney General’s Office over the next three years to provide free foreclosure intervention counseling to Arizona homeowners. “This award will enable us to assist even more residents in need, helping them navigate the complex mortgage loan industry and possibly ... Read More »

            Take Charge America to Get Their Non-Profit Tax Status Restored

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            Take Charge America, a non-profit credit counseling organization, has been in a battle with the IRS regarding the loss of their 501(c)3 tax status. The tax status for the organization has been retroactively returned to December 11, 2011 after a settlement was reached with the IRS. As part of the settlement Take Charge America agreed to give up their rights ... Read More »

              Take Charge America in a Bad Spot With Good People

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              Last week I received the following tip regarding Take Charge America. “Once again Take Charge America lays off more employees. After filing suit against the IRS and having to lay off a large number of employees in March 2012. The CEO and COO resigned in October, and now with the CFO acting as CEO they have laid off more employees. ... Read More »

                Wells Fargo Referred Me to Take Charge America for Credit Counseling Help. Should I Go With Them? – Charlotte

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                “Dear Steve, Can I trust Take Charge America? I had read a little bit about Take Charge America on your site. I noticed they had filed a lawsuit with the IRS and laid off employees, but my creditor Wells Fargo referred me to them, so I completed what they call a financial assessment. I gave them all of my credit ... Read More »

                  Greenpath Pays Credit Counselors More

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                  A reader forwarded me a link to a site called Glassdoor where people can do salary searches for specific jobs by salary or opening. The results are kind of interesting. If you sought to be paid the most as a credit counselor, according to Glassdoor, the last place you want to work is Arizona Federal Credit Union. The highest paying ... Read More »

                    Take Charge America Lays Off Substantial Staff

                    Yesterday I received a message from a tipster (send in your tips here) that said: Due to the lawsuit and actions taken by the suit against TCA they on 3-13 completed mass layoff of over 50% over their workforce, down sizing mainly the new accounts departments. Many feel this may only be the first cut. And today I learned an ... Read More »

                      Details on Take Charge America Suit Against Internal Revenue Service

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                      A tipster (send in your tips here) just sent in a copy of the petition filed by Take Charge America against the Internal Revenue Service. The petition states Take Charge America should be considered a tax exempt organization and that the IRS had determined that it “was not qualified for tax exempt status for its tax years ending June 30, ... Read More »

                        Take Charge America Files Petition in United States Tax Court

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                        A tipster (send in your tips here) let me know that the IRS non-profit 501(c)(3) credit counseling group Take Charge America has filed a petition with the United States Tax Court. – Source Take Charge America filed it’s petition on November 28, 2011 and is represented by Venable. We will have to wait and see additional information as it becomes ... Read More »

                          Should I Go With Take Charge America or Cambridge Credit Counseling? – Lynn

                          “Dear Damon, I have $60k in debt and am trying to find the best debt consolidation company to use. I have contacted Take Charge America and Debt Counseling Corporation. I saw on on the Get out of Debt Guy’s website that he recommends Cambridge Credit Counseling. Which debt consolidation company do you recommend, base on reputation? Is a $50 monthly ... Read More »

                            Credit Counseling Groups in the Crosshairs With Pay For Performance History

                            This comes straight from a tipster (send in your tips here) who directed me to the site of Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy. I reached out to CPM for additional information but as of the time of publication I had not heard back. Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy is continuing its investigation into fraudulent “debt counseling” and debt collections in the subprime ... Read More »

                              Take Charge America – Scam, Complaint, Review, or Praise?

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                              Please share your experience with this debt relief company and provide your review and feedback, in the comments section below. The goal of this page is to allow people to share information that may be important to help others to make a more informed decision regarding their experience with this debt relief company. Here are some potential questions you might ... Read More »

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