Category: Misc.

Single Working Women’s Day

Every August 4th is international Single Working Women’s Day. It’s a day reserved to recognize the important role that single working women play in our communities and societies. There are over 55 million unmarried women in America right now working hard to make a good life for themselves. Single women don’t get much recognition, unlike […]

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Financial Pet Peeves and How to Deal with Them

Everyone has pet peeves, those little things that happen that aren’t big enough to require much effort, but come up to annoy you again and again when you least expect it. We all have pet peeves and there’s no denying that. But what about financial pet peeves? Can you think of any that you might have? […]

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A Look At Credit Cards Throughout History

Have you ever wondered how credit cards came about? Who thought of the very first credit card and what were they used for back then? From personalized store credit in the 1800s to the never-ending card offers that pile up in your mailbox on a daily basis, credit cards have become an inescapable part of […]

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The Best Financial Blogs of 2015

There are so many Financial Blogs out there today. It seems like every day a few more pop up out of nowhere. So, how do you know which blogs to follow and which ones will give the best financial advice? Like all financial advice, some of it might not be suited for everyone, so it’s […]

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Advantage voted Best Debt Management Company

We are thrilled and very proud to be awarded the #1 spot on 10BestDebt.com’s “Top Ten Debt Management Companies” list. The news was just announced in a Press Release on Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 and we are so happy to be named the Top Debt Management Company in the country. Click Here to see the […]

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The High Cost of Health Insurance

It’s all anyone is talking about these days: health care and health insurance. You needed to have healthcare insurance by March 31st, 2014, or you would risk getting fined. Whether you have it through an employer, parent, or you are purchasing it for yourself on the Health Insurance Marketplace, you need to be well informed. But a […]

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Top 10 Most Read and Shared Blog Posts of 2014

Around this time of year, people start to reflect on things that happened to them in the past 12 months. Facebook has their “Look Back” video and Twitter does a recap of popular Tweets, so I thought why not write a blog post about Advantage CCS’s most popular blog posts of 2014?! I looked at […]

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Learn 8 Money Lessons From Billionaires

It sure would be nice to be a Billionaire, wouldn’t it? While I can’t promise that you’ll start earning millions of dollars or win the lottery, I can share with you 8 money lessons that some Billionaires believe in and follow on a daily basis. Following these money lessons won’t make you rich, but they […]

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Do Kids Understand the Value of a Dollar?

My father always used to ask me “Do you think money grows on trees?” and back then at the ripe old age of 3 or 4, yeah I probably did think that. It’s difficult to tell if kids truly understand the value of a dollar. Kids aren’t born with financial literacy knowledge or the budgeting […]

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Fair Credit Reporting Improvement Act of 2014

The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) is a federal law that regulates the collection, distribution, and use of consumer credit information. Along with the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), FCRA forms the base of consumer credit rights in the United States. It was originally passed in 1970, and it’s enforced by the Federal Trade Commission. This seemingly outdated Act may receive […]

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Becoming Debt Free Starts Here

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