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
- 08/29/2014 - Big drop in Hamiltonians receiving EI
Hamiltonians have been hard-hit by EI restrictions. Consolidated Credit offers some tips to help soften the blow of unemployment.
- 08/29/2014 - Funding education with student lines of credit
Is credit ever a good thing?
- 08/29/2014 - Stressed out by debt
It’s not easy being a young person in Canada. Not only are Millennials trying to get their careers started while looking for the perfect someone to spend their life with, they are also getting stressed out by the amount of debt they are carrying.
- 08/28/2014 - Unemployed Hamiltonians Left Alone
In today’s economy, unemployment is a painful reality for many Canadians. But it gets worse – as if to salt the wounds, the percentage of Canadians receiving employment insurance is at an all-time low, and people in Hamilton are feeling the sting.
- 08/26/2014 - Infographic: Credit Score Idols
There are five categories that credit bureaus and lenders examine when they are figuring out your credit score. It’s important to understand what these categories so you’ll know what you will have to do to impress the credit score judges.
- 08/26/2014 - New Parents: Start Saving
A recent BMO study showed that Canadian parents are expecting to pay close to half (42 per cent) of their children’s post-secondary expenses, including tuition, books, and living expenses.
- 08/26/2014 - Back-to-School Shopping Tips
Canadian parents expect to spend upwards of $200 getting their kids ready for school. This makes the back-to-school shopping season second only to the winter holidays for the busiest shopping period of the year.
- 08/25/2014 - Is increasing your credit limit a good idea?
If you get the chance to increase your credit limit, should you do it?
- 08/21/2014 - Infographic: Are You Feeding Your Creditors or Yourself?
If you're like many Canadians, chances are you don't fully understand your credit card terms. This infographic might help.
- 08/21/2014 - Dang! Kids are Expensive!
Parents are spending a lot of money on back-to-school shopping - but it doesn't have to be that way. Consolidated Credit offers some tips.
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Consolidated Credit Counseling Services of Canada, Inc.
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