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Jeffrey Schwartz, executive director of Consolidated Credit Counseling Services of Canada, inc. and Daniel Chometa, Community Outreach Manager 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:
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Consolidated Credit Counseling Services of Canada, Inc. provides the latest financial news related to the Canadian Economy and consumer debt. Read our press releases and statements:
- 05/14/2013 - No More Ugly Ties!
With Father’s Day on the way it’s time to start thinking about creative gift ideas that won’t cause big problems for your budget. Consolidated Credit offers tips to help make Dad feel special without causing debt problems for you.
- 05/14/2013 - Kick Off Summer without Emptying Your Wallet
With Victoria Day weekend marking the unofficial start to summer, many families are looking forward to much needed relaxation, but you don’t want to let plans for the long weekend break the bank and cause debt problems for you down the road.
- 05/01/2013 - Make Mom Smile without Breaking the Bank
Making Mother’s Day special is important, but it doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg. Consolidated Credit helps you create the perfect Mother’s Day experience without spending extra money on your credit cards.
- 04/23/2013 - Spring Cleaning for Your Car
Get on the road to saving money on transportation expenses with this helpful guide to cutting car costs from Consolidated Credit. Learn how to improve your fuel economy so you can save at the pump and keep your auto costs down.
- 04/18/2013 - To Save or To Splurge?
With the income tax deadline almost here, it’s time to start thinking about what you want to do with that all-important tax refund cheque. Consolidated Credit offers tips to help use your tax refund effectively to improve your financial outlook.
Consolidated Credit regularly disseminates relevant financial literacy information and trends in personal finance to the media. As a result we have been featured as subject matter experts in the areas of debt management and financial literacy.
- 05/16/2013 - Friendly Finance suggest you de-clutter your home and clean up your finances
With the warm days of summer on the way, it’s time to clear off the cobwebs and clean out your home for Spring. Executive Director Jeffrey Schwartz helps you save money on spring cleaning with helpful tips to keep costs down.
- 04/18/2013 - Ontario to crack down on debt-settlement agencies
Debt settlement companies offer an easy way out of debt, but is it too good to be true? Executive Director Jeffrey Schwartz and other financial experts weigh in on debt settlement and its effectiveness as a debt solution, given the high risks.
- 04/18/2013 - Understand the true costs of home ownership before you take the plunge says Friendly Finance
Executive Director Jeffrey Schwartz talks about homeownership for this month’s Friendly Finance column in Inside Toronto. Learn what you need to consider before you buy and the steps you need to take to make sure your finances are ready to own.
- 04/05/2013 - Home ownership doesn’t come cheap
If you’re looking to purchase a home, you may be concerned that you are biting off more than you can chew. Executive Director Jeffrey Schwartz offers advice on how home buyers can make the dream of owning a home more affordable.
- 03/29/2013 - Don’t break your budget for Easter
You may find it surprising, but Easter is the second biggest gift-giving holiday of the year after the winter holidays. In order to avoid financial issues and problems with debt, you need an effective Easter budget to help keep you on track.
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Consolidated Credit Counseling Services of Canada, Inc.
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