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2014-09-09 23:03:01

The ability to put away the plastic and successfully live on a cash basis is an indicator of financial stability, as it proves a person’s lifestyle is in line with their income. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 The ability to put away the plastic and successfully live on a cash basis is an indicator of financial stability, as it proves a person’s lifestyle is in line with their income. However, the recent National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC) online poll...

2014-08-25 23:03:43

Some people apply for credit because they are new to the world of credit and just getting started, while others are hoping to expand their access to credit. Regardless of the reason, no one applies for a card hoping their application will be rejected. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 People apply for a credit card for many different reasons. Some are new to the world of credit and just getting started, while others are hoping to expand their access to credit. Regardless of the...

2014-08-19 23:03:23

The National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC®) encourages consumers to be aware of their current financial situation before beginning holiday spending and provides the 2014 Holiday Financial Reality Check-up to evaluate their readiness to take on new debt. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 The National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC®) encourages consumers to be aware of their current financial situation before beginning holiday spending and...

2014-08-12 23:00:44

Debt is like a dark cloud that follows a person 24 hours per day. They wake up with it, take it to work with them, and as the NFCC poll confirmed, they take it back to bed with them. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Close to four in five respondents (79%) to the National Foundation for Credit Counseling's July poll admitted that their personal finances keep them awake at night. The second highest number of responses came in a distant second, with 13 percent indicating that they...

2014-08-04 23:05:47

Many young adults are leaving home for the first time, yet remain ill-prepared to independently manage their personal finances. This is predictable considering that less than one-half of the states mandate a course in personal finance as a requirement for high school graduation. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Many young adults are leaving home for the first time, yet remain ill-prepared to independently manage their personal finances. This is predictable considering that less than...

2014-07-21 23:04:56

With the holidays five months away, now is the time to take action and avoid holiday debt. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 The 2014 holiday season is a short five months away, yet many are financially unprepared to begin shopping. In recent years, Americans spent an average of $800 on holiday-related expenses. That’s more than a week’s wages for many workers, and in spite of the fact that the December holidays are an annual event, people routinely neglect planning for them and...

2014-07-14 23:06:16

July 16, 2014 is Military Consumer Protection Day, the day set aside to bring attention to the fact that Americans should be conscious of protecting those who defend our country. The National Foundation for Credit Counseling is proud to do their part to protect servicemembers from financial abuse every day of the year. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 July 16, 2014, is Military Consumer Protection Day, the day set aside to bring attention to the fact that Americans should be...

2014-07-08 23:04:12

Misconceptions may keep consumers from reaching out for the help they need. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Successfully managing money starts with making smart financial decisions, often requiring a fair degree of financial competence. Nevertheless, the National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC) June online poll revealed that the majority of respondents were not fully confident when managing their finances, with more than one in four (26%) wishing they didn’t have to...

2014-07-01 23:04:26

This July 4, 2014 the National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC) challenges Americans to declare their own personal financial independence by making a commitment to become free from the bondage of debt. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Each summer Americans take pride in celebrating the Fourth of July, the day that commemorates the 1776 adoption of the Declaration Independence proclaiming the country’s freedom from what is now known as the United Kingdom. This July 4,...

2014-06-23 23:07:35

NFCC 2009 Client of the Year encourages others to take the first step. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Paying off close to $123,000 of debt in less than five years is a great accomplishment. Remaining debt free for five more years is arguably even more amazing, but that’s exactly what Kandy and Russ Hildebrandt have done. As the National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC) Clients of the Year from 2009, the Hildebrandts are now celebrating their five-year anniversary of...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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