Month: December 2013

How to Get out of Debt

The recent recession affected the financial lives of people all over the country. The recession led to much higher rates of unemployment and underemployment. Because of this, many people needed to rely on credit cards to meet all of their financial obligations and pay for emergencies that arose. While this may have been a good […]

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Understanding What Debt-to-Income Ratio Means

Your debt to income ratio (DTI) is a key component of how healthy your credit is. It has no effect on your actual credit score, but lenders take it into consideration when it comes to applying for a mortgage or other major loans. Lenders use the DTI ratio to help them to calculate how much […]

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White Paper: What a Certified Credit Counseling Agency Can Do For You

Even though certified credit counseling agencies can save debt-burdened individuals thousands of dollars and prevent years of financial stress, their services are underused by those who could benefit from them the most. In this white paper, find out the different ways that certified credit counseling agencies can help you and your family, whether you are […]

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