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September 2010

Founded in 1951, the National Foundation for Credit Counseling is the largest serving nonprofit financial counseling organization. Find various topics in this blog, including personal finance, credit counseling, housing, budgeting and student loan help. Click here to speak with an NFCC-certified Consumer Credit Counselor.

A need that had to be filled

By Terry Mills, Education & Outreach Manager, Consumer Credit Counseling Services of the Black Hills, a division of Rushmore Consumer Credit Resource Center  Consumer Credit Counseling Services of the Black Hills (CCCS/BH) continually looks for ways to reach its community. A successful, ongoing partnership began when CCCS/BH staff saw that people in the judicial and prison system needed financial literacy education as they prepared to transition back into society. Sound …Read More

Most Frequently Asked Questions By Consumers, Part 6

What follows is the final installment in a series of the most frequently asked questions of counselors in the NFCC’s Member Network. What are the three most important financial goals for someone’s future? The truth of the matter is that everyone’s financial goals are different, so the three most important financial goals are almost guaranteed to vary from one person to another.  With that said, there is no denying that …Read More