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
- 09/19/2014 - Classes, Keggers, and Credit Cards?
September is a time when university and college campuses are buzzing with new and returning students. But they are also buzzing with credit card companies, set up on campus with the hopes of hooking new customers.
- 09/18/2014 - IN THE NEWS: How to curb compulsive online shopping
Consolidated Credit's Executive Director Jeff Schwartz offers some advice to the Canadian Press on how Canadians can curb their compulsive online shopping.
- 09/16/2014 - IN THE NEWS: Vancouverites Prepping for Christmas
Executive Director Jeff Schwartz spoke with News1130 in Vancouver about how people can prepare for Christmas, which is fewer than 100 days from now!
- 09/16/2014 - IN THE NEWS: Getting Started on Saving for Christmas in Ottawa
Executive Director Jeff Schwartz speaks to 1130 News' Ed Hand in Ottawa about Consolidated Credit's #100Days100Ways campaign.
- 09/15/2014 - Raiding the emergency fund
A recent study has found that Canadians are dipping into their emergency funds for non-emergency reasons. Writer Eric Spence tells readers why this is dangerous and how they can maintain a solid emergency fund.
- 09/15/2014 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 100 Days, 100 Ways to Save for Christmas
Believe it or not, today marks 100 days til Christmas. To help Canadians avoid holiday debt, Consolidated Credit Counseling Services of Canada is launching a Twitter campaign called "#100Days100Ways", with daily tips to help Santa stick to a bu
- 09/13/2014 - Fall Fun x5
The end of summer doesn't mean the end of fun. Here are five cheap and easy ways to enjoy Fall.
- 09/12/2014 - 5 Tips to Save this Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is a big-ticket day when it comes to budgets. If you happen to be hosting Thanksgiving for your loved ones, Consolidated Credit has some advice on how to keep the price down.
- 09/12/2014 - A Prescription for Pay-cheque-to-pay-cheque-itis
More and more Canadians are saving less and living pay cheque to pay cheque. Consolidated Credit offers some advice on how to break that cycle.
- 09/10/2014 - uDon’t need a new iPhone
There is a tremendous amount of buzz around the latest iPhone offering from Apple. But as Eric Spence writes, this is a classic case of "wants" vs "needs."
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