Month: October 2012

White Paper: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Your Credit Report

Advantage CCS has released a new White Paper that is meant to educate consumers on how to properly read a credit report and how maintaining a good credit history is essential to their overall financial standing. The White Paper, explains that individuals with bad credit suffer the consequences of either being totally denied for loans […]

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How to Understand Your Credit Score and Obtain Your Credit Report

A credit score is an important part of your credit history and overall is essential for many purchases, loans and other important financial decisions or transactions. It can help determine a lot of things, such as interest rates that you’ll receive. That’s why it is important to fully understand and know what credit score you […]

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Tomorrow is International Credit Union (ICU) Day

The credit union idea arose centuries ago as people worked under a common effort without thought of profit – they put out fires, harvested crops, and avoided high-priced loans by lending to one another. In the 1850’s, hard times hit Germany, and people turned to each other for help. They removed small savings from under […]

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Free Online Budgeting Tool from Advantage Credit Counseling Service

Learning to live on a fixed income can sometimes be a difficult transition to make. Whether you’ve gone from 2 incomes down to 1, are faced with recent job loss, or maybe retirement is the cause. Establishing a budget can help identify the resources you have to access, the responsibilities you have to pay and the expenses […]

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