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2014-04-08 23:03:17

The National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC) today announced the six-month activity report of the Sharpen Your Financial Focus program. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 The National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC) today announced the six-month activity report of the Sharpen Your Financial Focus program. With generous funding from Bank of America, Chase, GE Capital Retail Finance and Wells Fargo in support of financial education, the three-step program was...

2014-04-01 23:26:54

As Financial Literacy Month begins, the National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC) today released the results of the 2014 Financial Literacy Survey. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 As Financial Literacy Month begins, the National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC) today released the results of the 2014 Financial Literacy Survey conducted online in March by Harris Poll among more than 2,000 U.S. adults ages 18+. In its eighth year, the survey provides a...

2014-03-26 23:25:14

NeighborWorks America grant provides much-needed boost for homeowners in danger of foreclosure. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 NeighborWorks America has awarded the National Foundation for Credit Counseling™ (NFCC) Intermediary $2,416,873 to support foreclosure prevention counseling. This much-needed funding will enable the 50 NFCC member agencies that make up the Intermediary to continue providing foreclosure prevention counseling to families and individuals facing the threat...

2014-03-05 23:24:34

The National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) February online poll revealed that a strong majority of respondents intentionally plan to receive a federal income tax refund. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 The National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) February online poll revealed that a strong majority of respondents intentionally plan to receive a federal income tax refund. “The findings suggest that receiving an income tax refund has become standard operating...

2014-03-03 23:22:05

In recognition of National Consumer Protection Week March 2-8, the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) offers consumers five tips to improve their level of financial protection. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 In recognition of National Consumer Protection Week March 2-8, the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) offers consumers five tips to improve their level of financial protection. “By executing one of the following steps each day, consumers will put...

2014-02-18 23:23:45

The National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) is proud to support America Saves Week February 24 - March 1, 2014. America Saves is an annual opportunity for organizations to promote good savings behavior and a chance for individuals to assess their own saving status (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 The National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) is proud to support America Saves Week February 24 - March 1, 2014. America Saves is an annual opportunity for organizations to promote...

2014-02-10 23:21:43

Wendall and Linda Ramage honored as 2013 National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) Professional Achievement and Counseling Excellence Clients of the Year. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 When Wendall Ramage was diagnosed with stage four cancer, he went on a spending spree. He’s the first to admit that he felt as though he deserved it, as his resentment toward the diagnosis was overwhelming. Fifty thousand dollars later, he realized that if he died, he would be leaving...

2014-02-03 23:20:59

Cupid is up against a mighty opponent this Valentine’s Day: debt. The majority of respondents participating in the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) monthly poll indicated they would have serious reservations about taking on the debt of the person they love, even to the point of ending the relationship. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Cupid is up against a mighty opponent this Valentine’s Day: debt. The majority of respondents participating in the National...

2014-01-21 23:24:59

Recent news stories of data breaches have given consumers vivid examples of the many ways in which personal information can be compromised and the resulting havoc. While honest Americans are at work making a living, it has become evident that crooks are also working hard developing new ways to steal sensitive financial information for their own gain. Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Recent news stories of data breaches have given consumers vivid examples of the many ways in which...

2013-12-31 23:20:21

The December poll hosted on the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) website revealed that more than half of the respondents, 56 percent, predicted they would be in a better place financially at this time next year. This response rate tripled the next highest category where 18 percent of respondents indicated their situation would remain about the same as it is this year. Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 The December poll hosted on the National Foundation for Credit...