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Sep 06, 2013, 01:58 ET It's back to school, but financial literacy begins at home

As children begin heading back to school, Money Management International (MMI), the nation's largest nonprofit credit counseling agency and provider...


Aug 13, 2013, 05:50 ET In face of lessening stigma, bankruptcy clients find relief

Money Management International (MMI), the nation's largest nonprofit credit counseling agency and a proud provider of bankruptcy counseling and...


Aug 13, 2013, 04:57 ET Money Management International offers help for struggling homeowners

Money Management International (MMI) is participating in a nationwide partnership to help families struggling with their mortgage payments apply for...


Jul 25, 2013, 03:19 ET How to Budget for Baby

Is the buzz about the royal baby giving you some serious baby fever? According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the average cost to raise a...


Jun 28, 2013, 02:10 ET MMI Counselor Named HPF Counselor of the Year

As National Homeownership Month comes to an end, Money Management International (MMI) is thrilled to announce that Daniel Burnham, a HUD approved...


Jun 13, 2013, 11:27 ET Free Financial Education Workshops for Boston Residents

Money Management International, in collaboration with Bank of America and the National Foundation for Credit Counseling, is offering several...


Jun 06, 2013, 02:46 ET Financial Education is Key During National Homeownership Month

June is National Homeownership Month , a month-long initiative designed to highlight the benefits of owning and maintaining a home and to recognize...


May 28, 2013, 01:15 ET Infographic: Smarter Way to Break Up With Debt

Money Management International (MMI), in partnership with CreditSeason.com, has released a new infographic highlighting the benefits and pitfalls of...


Apr 29, 2013, 03:32 ET DIY Debt Management Plan

There's something very satisfying about completing DIY (do-it-yourself) projects. You've accomplished something that an expert or professional would...


Apr 16, 2013, 05:41 ET Repairing the damage caused by debt

Often, when creating a plan to eliminate mounting debt, consumers focus only on the debt itself, however the effects of debt are rarely limited to...


Apr 08, 2013, 11:16 ET Financial Literacy Month and the Art of Starting Over

Over the last few months, Money Management International (MMI) has been immersed in an awareness campaign focused on the process and importance of...


Mar 07, 2013, 03:40 ET Five reasons to break up with debt this tax season

Tax time is a great time of year to do a lot of fun things like buy some new pencils, brush up on current tax laws and spend a little quality time...


Feb 28, 2013, 06:23 ET MMI urges consumers to 'Break up with Debt'

Money Management International (MMI), the country's leading nonprofit credit counseling agency, has launched a whimsical new advertising campaign...


Jan 09, 2013, 05:50 ET Springboard, MMI Close on Affordable Housing Property in Orlando

Springboard Nonprofit Consumer Credit Management Inc. and Money Management International (MMI) closed escrow December 21, 2012 on a 240-unit...


Dec 13, 2012, 02:35 ET Avoiding the Fiscal Cliff by... Regifting?

The two hottest topics of the holiday season this year have undoubtedly been the regifting trend and the impact of the impending financial cliff....


Dec 04, 2012, 05:58 ET MMI Study Suggests Need for Holistic Debt Counseling

According to a recent survey of Money Management International (MMI) clients, after consulting with their student loan servicers about repayment, a...


Nov 01, 2012, 04:25 ET Springboard Partners with MMI on a $25 million Housing Initiative

Springboard Nonprofit Consumer Credit Management Inc. and Money Management International (MMI) have established a joint venture to address the...


Oct 29, 2012, 09:23 ET Debt Doesn't Have to be Scary

Living underneath the burden of debt can feel like a dark and scary place. And when you're immersed in that state of mind, it can be hard to fully...


Oct 22, 2012, 05:20 ET Take Advantage of National Protect Your Identity Week, October 20-27

Because identity theft is a serious crime affecting millions of Americans every year, Money Management International (MMI), the nation's largest...


Oct 17, 2012, 05:00 ET How to Know When Debt is a Four Letter Word

Debt is a four letter word. For many people it has the same connotation as many other four letter words. However, not all debt is bad. For example,...


Aug 31, 2012, 06:15 ET How to Protect Your Personal Economy

With the presidential elections right around the corner, there is a lot of discussion and debate about our national economy. Over the next few...


Aug 29, 2012, 04:42 ET Don't let gas prices fuel financial problems

As Hurricane Isaac hits the Gulf of Mexico closing five refineries, according to the Federal Energy Information Administration, U.S. gasoline prices...


Aug 22, 2012, 06:23 ET NFL Players to Benefit from MMI Nonprofit Credit Counselors

Today, the nonprofit Money Management International (MMI), the nation's largest full-service credit counseling agency, announced that it is working...


Jul 26, 2012, 03:18 ET Do You Pass The Debt Test?

American households are carrying an average of nearly $16,000 of credit card debt, which translates into more than $2,000 in finance charges and fees ...


Jul 24, 2012, 06:26 ET Budgeting 101 for the First Year College Student

A first year college student has many new challenges to embrace. Living alone for the first time, learning how to motivate themselves to study and go ...