Cambridge Credit: Debt Repayment Strategies

Cambridge Credit: Debt Repayment Strategies

Welcome to Learn Now or Pay Later a financial wellness series, brought to you by Cambridge Credit Counseling. We’re hoping to provide you with a better understanding of the financial challenges that confront you each day. Through education and advice you can build a strong financial future, Cambridge can help. Donnie Moorehouse with Chris Viale,

Powercat Financial Counseling

Powercat Financial Counseling

Powercat Financial Counseling was created by students to provide free information and skills about managing finances to their peers. The program also allows those studying a financial-related major to gain real-world experience working one on one with their fellow students. I was seeking specific help from PFC for my loans, my credit card debt and

New Rules to Govern Debt Settlement Companies

New Rules to Govern Debt Settlement Companies

Hello, and welcome to Your Money 2.0. I’m Christopher Viale, President and CEO of Cambridge Credit Counseling. Since the start of the recession in 2007, the Better Business Bureau reports that it has received more than 3,500 complaints regarding the debt-settlement industry, reinforcing the unfortunate fact that many people who seek assistance from debt-settlement companies

Cambridge Credit: What is a Debt Management Plan

Cambridge Credit: What is a Debt Management Plan

Welcome to the Learn Now or Pay Later financial wellness series, brought to you by Cambridge Credit Counseling. We’re hoping to provide you with a better understanding of the financial challenges that confront you each day. Through education and advice, you can build a strong financial future Cambridge can help. Donnie Moorhouse with Chris Viale,

Credit Union Benefits

Credit Union Benefits

Hello, and welcome to Your Money 2.0. I’m Thomas Fox, Community Outreach Director at Cambridge Credit Counseling. In our last episode we discussed the overall benefits of using a credit union versus a bank. If you recall, credit unions are founded on the Seven Cooperative Principles philosophy. These principles, which include open membership, democratic control,

How to Manage Money in Marriage

How to Manage Money in Marriage

MALE ANNOUNCER: COMING UP ON “MARRIAGE TODAY WITH JIMMY & KAREN”… JIMMY EVANS: WHEN WE GOT MARRIED AND WE WOULD TALK ABOUT MONEY, KAREN CALLED ME A SPENDTHRIFT AND I CALLED HER A TIGHTWAD. THAT’S WHY WE COULDN’T TALK ABOUT MONEY, BECAUSE WE JUDGED EACH OTHER SO MUCH AND SHE WOULD–WHEN SHE’D CALL ME A

Think Twice Before Closing a Credit Card

Think Twice Before Closing a Credit Card

Hello, and welcome to Your Money 2.0. I’m Thomas Fox, Community Outreach Director of Cambridge Credit Counseling. Many people have adopted a frugal lifestyle lately to help them adjust to today’s difficult economic conditions. They’ve trimmed their budget, adjusted their spending, and taken steps to maximize their earnings. In order to avoid the temptation to

How to Avoid Debt – the Credit Card Trap

How to Avoid Debt – the Credit Card Trap

so when you try to budget as a consumer you know obviously if we all had our druthers we pay cash for everything we would never need credit for anything that’s not realistic for most people note seven out of ten americans live pay check to pay check which means they’re probably living credit card