Author: Lauralynn

Lauralynn is the Online Marketing Specialist for Advantage CCS. She is married and has two young daughters. She enjoys writing, reading, hiking, cooking, video games, sewing, and gardening. Lauralynn has a degree in Multimedia Technologies from Pittsburgh Technical College.

A Budget Will Prepare You For The New Year

No doubt 2020 brought some hardship on everybody, but especially on those who may have been living paycheck to paycheck leading up to it. Some may have always been prepared for events like flooding and hurricanes, but an event like COVID-19 has proven to be something you really can’t fully prepare for given how completely […]

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Reasons Why Debt Management Is Better Than Debt Consolidation

Debt management and debt consolidation are probably at the top of the debt relief options that most people consider. However, choosing between the two is quite a dilemma for many people because they tend to think the two are similar. Nothing could be further from the truth. The only common thing between them is that […]

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10 Smart Ways To Improve Your Credit Rating

If you need to get your credit rating improved, you’re not alone. Millions of people want to see their credit scores go up in order to have lower interest fees and more favorable opportunities for loans. There are plenty of simple ways to get your rating up, but it will take some time. 1. Pay […]

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How To Gobble Up Savings For Thanksgiving

The holiday season has begun and next up to the plate is Thanksgiving! If you find yourself as a host this year or you are deciding to just stay home, don’t stress because we’re here to help. There are tips and tricks to hosting the most fabulous of Thanksgiving meals while staying on budget. With […]

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How To Start Your Year-End Financial Planning Now

The end of a year brings a lot of good things with it. The holiday season is a time for warmth, sharing, and joy. However, the end of the year also brings the need to begin your year-end financial planning. With December fast approaching, it’s time for you to start thinking about taxes, new as […]

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Is A Wave Of Foreclosures Coming In The Near Future?

With the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic, the past year for most homeowners has been anything but ordinary. The unemployment rate has skyrocketed, and many people have been worried about reaching a point where they’ll be unable to make their mortgage payments. For many people, foreclosures could be happening in the near future. While government […]

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How To Help Your Finances Bounce Back After This Year

There’s no question 2020 has been a rocky year across the middle class for finances. Many jobs and investments have been lost as Americans look to a more hopeful future. A strong way to prepare for the new year in the transition back to stable financial health is through consumer credit counseling. Understanding The Credit […]

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Becoming Debt Free Starts Here

If you're struggling to make ends meet, our team of certified counselors are waiting to help you find a solution that's right for you. No matter what your financial situation may be, remember you're not alone