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Choosing a Credit Counselor

Posted by Lone Star CU on 08/31/2016

Living paycheck to paycheck?  Worried about debt collectors?  Can't seem to develop a workable budget let alone save money for retirement?  If this sounds familiar, you may want to consider the services of a credit counselor. Usually nonprofit, these agencies work with you to solve your financial problems — sometimes for free.  But beware because a number of credit counseling agencies have been cited for ripping off consumers. That is why we have partnered with GreenPath Financial Wellness to offer GreenPath, a free financial education and counseling program that is now available to you. If you are looking for a credit counselor on your own, be a smart consumer and follow the following guidelines.

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Topics: Managing Your Money, Fraud Protection