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Jun 28, 2017, 07:45 ET What Financial Independence Really Looks Like in 2017

Seven in ten Americans believe that being debt-free is an essential component to financial independence. That may explain why only 22...


Feb 03, 2015, 08:27 ET Millennials Money Habits, What They Really Think: Consolidated Credit Brings You Infographic Insight

After evaluating almost 100 opinion polls, Consolidated Credit created an infographic summarizing What Millennials Really Think About Money. The...


Mar 03, 2014, 08:26 ET Consolidated Credit Announces the Debt Suckers Photoshop Contest

Starting Monday, March 3, Consolidated Credit is giving people the opportunity to slay their money sucking vamps in a Photoshop contest....


Oct 30, 2013, 07:13 ET Debt Scamming Scares: A True Halloween Nightmare

 In Alabama, debt scammers are threatening to cut off electricity if a person doesn't pay immediately. In Louisiana, they're telling...


Oct 02, 2013, 06:00 ET Consolidated Credit announces Halloween photo contest -- with cash prizes

Want to be a mummy for Halloween? You can wrap yourself in gauze for a few bucks, or you go to Amazon.com and order a handmade outfit with built-in...


Aug 13, 2013, 12:50 ET Float Money LLC Announces Partnership with Consolidated Credit and KOFE to Encourage Financial Education

 Float Money LLC (Float) announces a new partnership with Consolidated Credit and its education portal KOFE: Knowledge of Financial Education;...


Aug 06, 2013, 08:25 ET Consolidated Credit: Closing the Gap in Financial Literacy

 A recent report indicates a strong, pervasive gap between genders in the mission for financial literacy. Consolidated Credit and its...


Jul 25, 2013, 09:36 ET Christmas in July: Consolidated Credit Recommends Savings Strategies to Prepare for the Holidays

 Winter is the busiest shopping season due to the holidays and accounts for up to 30 percent of retailers' annual sales. Consolidated Credit...


Jun 25, 2013, 07:52 ET Don't let your wallet blow-up - Consolidated Credit advises way to save on Independence Day

 Independence Day festivities account for a significant portion of a household's July monthly budget. More than 160 million people were...


Jun 06, 2013, 08:16 ET Consolidated Credit Advises Consumers to do a Check Up of their Budget Mid-Year

 With the first half of 2013 behind us, it's time to plan, budget and save for the rest of the year. The experts at Consolidated Credit have...


Jan 10, 2013, 08:16 ET Personal Debt Journeys: Consolidated Credit Announces Contest Winners

 Clients shared their personal journeys of being divorced with children to finding financial independence; learning credit cards should not be...


Dec 07, 2012, 07:15 ET Consolidated Credit Offers Advice To The Unemployed This Holiday Season

 As the nearly 13.3 million jobless Americans prepare for the holiday season Consolidated Credit offers advice and tips to minimize stress and...


Nov 15, 2012, 07:48 ET Consolidated Credit Helps Consumers Cope with Financial Devastation Caused by Hurricane Sandy

With repair costs, medical bills and reduced income, it's easy for the financial toll of the storm to last long after the debris has been cleared....


Oct 19, 2012, 08:10 ET Identity Theft Thrives: Consolidated Credit Cautions Consumers during National Protect Your Identity Week

Identity theft has increased dramatically over the last decade affecting about 9 million Americans annually.  In an effort to fight identity...