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
- 12/17/2014 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Attention shoppers, start your engines!
With just one week left for Christmas shopping, people tend to panic, and then make impulse purchases, and then go off-budget, and then... go into debt. Consolidated Credit has some tips on how to survive the last-minute frenzy.
- 12/05/2014 - Consolidated Credit’s National Frugal Winter Fun Guide
Canada is known as "The Great White North" and we have the winters to prove it. But just because the days are shorter and the temperature is frigid, doesn't mean we have to stop having fun. Here are some frugal winter fun ideas for Canadians f
- 12/04/2014 - 5 Frugal Winter Fun Activities
Consolidated Credit has put together a list of Canada's best winter activities -- and you don't have to break the bank to join in on the fun!
- 12/04/2014 - Holiday Savings Tips
December can be a very expensive month. Canadians love the Holiday season, and they're willing to fork over the cash to ensure it is picture-perfect. But there are ways to cut down on costs and still get the most out of the Holidays.
- 12/03/2014 - Infographic: Traversing Down a Mountain of Debt
Canadians are carrying record amount of household debt. The average person owes an overwhelming amount, and paying it back can feel impossible. But Consolidated Credit can help, and this infographic shows how.
- 11/26/2014 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Buy Now, Pay a Fortune Later!
Canadians have eagerly joined their American neighbours in the shopping frenzy that is Black Friday and Cyber Monday. While there are many deals to be had, Consolidated Credit warns Canadians to proceed with caution if they are depending on their credit
- 11/20/2014 - Win a $100 gift card to Shoppers Drug Mart!
We are starting the third and final round of give-aways in our #100Days100Ways! This is your last chance to share your Holidays savings tips and win. We're giving away a $100 gift card to Shoppers Drug Mart!
- 11/20/2014 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Throw Me a Lifesaver!
There are many demands on household budgets, and it can be easy to feel like you're starting to sink. You're not alone -- even Canada's top financial bloggers have struggled with debt before they got on their financial feet.
- 11/13/2014 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Surplus in Parliament, Surplus at Home?
With Ottawa announcing an upcoming budgetary surplus, Consolidated Credit suggests that Canadian families try to follow suit.
- 11/07/2014 - Win a $100 Gift Card to Loblaws!
We recently gave out the first of three give-aways in our #100Days100Ways contest to Daniel Workman of Toronto. There is still an opportunity to win more gift cards by sharing your Holiday savings tips on Twitter!
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Consolidated Credit Counseling Services of Canada, Inc.
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