August Newsletter

As school is about to start, it is time to start thinking about your spending habits. In recent years, the use of credit cards has declined drastically among college students. Although there is a negative stigmatism surrounding the use of credit cards, they are essential to building up your credit score.   Shop for credit…

PRESS RELEASE: CREDIT ADVISORS FOUNDATION WILL COLLABORATE WITH COUNCIL BLUFFS AGENCIES TO OFFER FINANCIAL COUNSELING

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                               Press Contact Sam Hohman Credit Advisors Foundation 402-514-3333 shohman@creditadvisors.org   CREDIT ADVISORS FOUNDATION WILL COLLABORATE WITH COUNCIL BLUFFS AGENCIES TO OFFER FINANCIAL COUNSELING Credit Advisors Foundation received a grant totaling $5,910 from the Iowa West Foundation headquartered in Council Bluffs. “We…

March Newsletter: Start teaching your children financial education today

Start teaching your children financial education today It is never too early to start teaching financial education to your kids. About 1 in 5 children in the U.S. don’t meet baseline levels for age appropriate financial literacy proficiency. Choosing one day a week to focus on basic financial concepts like goal setting, budgeting, managing spending,…

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January Newsletter: New Year’s Resolutions & CAF Events in the Community

2018… It’s time to start fresh. Whether you’re planning to improve your physical health, get more organized, or simply enjoy life to the fullest, New Year’s is a fantastic time to set lifestyle-changing goals. One of the best New Year’s Resolutions you can have is to improve your financial health. We’ve created a list of some…

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December Newsletter: Settling the Score – Credit Counseling vs. Debt Settlement

Less than 10%. That’s how many consumers that try a debt settlement program complete it successfully. It’s a difficult number to wrap your head around. On the flip side, a recent NFCC study found that 75% of consumers that used credit counseling reported that they were paying their debts more consistently. Additionally, two-thirds of these…