Resources & Links
Counselors at Credit Advocates, through 18 years of experience, have access to a vast network of resources to help clients reestablish credit, obtain student loan assistance and develop money management skills. Our counselors can guide you in a helpful direction.
- AICCCA consumer website
Information to consumers who are looking for good, sound advice and if needed, reputable credit counseling agencies. www.creditcounseling4u.org or www.credithelp4u.org
Information, tools and links, online budge builder, for moderate and low income families.
- Fair Debt Collection Practice Act FAQ
Fair Debt Collection Practices Act FDCPA FAQ Sheet published by FTC
Tools to help consumers plan and save, plus calculators, brochures, and tips.
Easy to use tools for consumers.
Articles, worksheets, tips and resources, organized around life events and financial decisons.
- Money Choices
This program teaches the skills necessary to maintain financial health and well being. It is self-paced and can be taken at your convenience.
- Jumpstart Coalition: Financial Smarts for Students
- Dept of Education
US Department of Education site has lots of information regarding financing for students.
Offers access to FICO credit scores.
Site set up by Experian, Trans Union, and Equifax credit reporting agencies. Site is set up to furnish free annual credit reports, as required by federal law.
Online forum discussion covering many aspects of consumer credit.
- Frontline: Secret History of the Credit Card
This web site from the PBS features programs and specials listed by genre and interest.
- Making Homes Affordable
Information about refinancing and loan modification options available under the Home Affordable Refinance Program.
Site which includes many useful tools and informatin in regards to consumer credit.