In the News
Jeffrey Schwartz, Executive Director of Consolidated Credit Counseling Services of Canada, Inc., and Consolidated’s Community Outreach Team are often called upon by the media to provide commentary and act as resources on what’s happening in the Canadian economy and with consumer debt. Watch, read and listen to what they have to say:
TV News Clips
- 10/15/2014 - Save for the Holidays and win!
Consolidated Credit will give away three $100 gift cards to a Canadian retailer to help with your Holiday shopping list! Share your Holiday spending tip with us. On October 30th, November 20th, and December 18th, we’ll select the best tip, as judged by
- 10/15/2014 - All the retirement eggs in one basket
Retirement is a chance to kick back and enjoy the fruits of a long life of labour. But a recent report shows that Canadians might not be taking the best route to retirement. Here are some tips on how to make sure your retirement is debt-free.
- 10/14/2014 - Getting on your financial feet in a new country
A recent report shows that more than half of the people living in Toronto were born outside of Canada. The numbers aren't far off, across the rest of the country. Consolidated Credit has some advice to welcome our new Canadians into the world of finance
- 10/14/2014 - Infographic: Take the plunge
It can be hard to deal with debt on your own, and it can also be hard to talk about your financial issues with someone else. But -- professional help could be exactly what you need. Here's a breakdown of how we can help.
- 10/14/2014 - Creepy costs of Halloweens past
Halloween costs Canadians hundreds of dollars per family in costumes and candy every year. Consolidated Credit has put together a ghastly list of tips to help make Halloween 2014 less financially horrific than years past.
- 10/13/2014 - Good news on the job front!
The most recent Labour Force Survey showed a strong month in the job market for Canadians. Consolidated Credit has some tips on how newly hired Canadians can keep the momentum rolling.
- 10/10/2014 - Infographic: Scary spending habits
For Halloween, we put on costumes and dress like monsters. But inside us may lurk a frightening beast with bewitching spending habits. Take a look at our infographic and see where you stand.
- 10/10/2014 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Cost of Digital Cash
A recent report shows that more and more Canadians are open to digital payments, and are open to futuristic payment methods that are on the way. Unfortunately, this will make it a whole lot easier for retailers to separate consumers from their cash.
- 10/10/2014 - Eating healthy on the cheap
Some people write-off healthy eating due to the perceived costs involved. Organic, health sections of the grocery store usually do come with higher prices. But Consolidated Credit has some advice on how you can have your broccoli and pay for it too.
- 10/07/2014 - Cost of convenience
As the Holidays approach, Canadian email boxes fill with ads that encourage impulsive buying. Executive Director Jeff Schwartz provides suggestions on how Canadians can reduce or stop their online shopping habits altogether.
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Consolidated Credit Counseling Services of Canada, Inc.
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