Choosing a credit counselor

Everyone has their own unique set of credit questions, so working with a counselor who can help answer yours is important. Find out what you should expect from a credit counselor and learn how to choose the right one for you.

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Choosing a credit counselor

Whether you’re struggling to pay the bills each month, juggling multiple debts, or simply have questions and need some financial guidance, meeting with a certified credit counselor might help you get back on track.

Credit counseling services are typically offered by non-profit organizations that offer free or low-cost counseling and workshops to help people reduce their debt, rebuild their credit and negotiate with creditors. Counseling sessions can take place either in person, online or by phone.

To find a reputable credit counselor in your area, you can look at the Federal Trade Commission’s website for tips. Also, the National Foundation for Credit Counseling lists legitimate credit counseling agencies through their website.

Video 1:

Choosing a credit counselor

Whether you’re struggling to pay the bills each month, juggling multiple debts, or simply have questions and need some financial guidance, meeting with a certified credit counselor might help you get back on track.

Credit counseling services are typically offered by non-profit organizations that offer free or low-cost counseling and workshops to help people reduce their debt, rebuild their credit and negotiate with creditors. Counseling sessions can take place either in person, online or by phone.

To find a reputable credit counselor in your area, you can look at the Federal Trade Commission’s website for tips. Also, the National Foundation for Credit Counseling lists legitimate credit counseling agencies through their website.

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