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Americans Not Paying Bills on Time — and Why That’s Bad

By Erin El Issa Paying your bills on time can save you money. You’ll avoid late payment fees and penalty interest rates, and also maintain or build good credit, which can help you get approved for favorable loan terms. Yet, many Americans — especially those in their 20s and early 30s — struggle to get their bills paid on time, according to a recent study by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling. Here’s …Read More

Senate Resolution Recongnizes April as Financial Literacy Month, Mentions NFCC

112th CONGRESS 1st Session S. RES. 121 Designating April 2011 as `Financial Literacy Month’. IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES March 31, 2011 Mr. AKAKA (for himself, Mr. ENZI, Mr. BARRASSO, Mr. BAUCUS, Mr. BLUNT, Mr. CARDIN, Mr. COCHRAN, Mr. CONRAD, Mr. CRAPO, Mr. DURBIN, Mrs. HAGAN, Mr. INOUYE, Mr. JOHNSON of South Dakota, Mr. KOHL, Mr. LAUTENBERG, Mr. MENENDEZ, Mr. MERKLEY, Mrs. MURRAY, Mr. SANDERS, Mr. SCHUMER, Mr. …Read More

Financial Literacy Month Chock Full of Events and Activities for Consumers

As you may or may not know, April is Financial Literacy Month.  Here at the NFCC, we try to live every month as though it were Financial Literacy Month.  But at the same time, we also know that you may not.  To that end, the NFCC and its Member Agencies are maximizing the opportunity to highlight financial education to consumers through a series of events this month, including: Release of National …Read More