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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:
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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:
- 04/17/2014 - Save Some Green While Going Green
Earth Day 2014 is fast approaching. Consolidated Credit can show you how to help the environment, and save money at the same time!
- 04/15/2014 - Sex, Death and Money
Parents and teachers across the country will be having a chat with their kids and students tomorrow for 'Talk With Our Kids About Money Day'. Consolidated Credit has some tips to help out with these important conversations.
- 04/10/2014 - Gifts for Mother’s Day: It’s the thought that counts
Looking for the perfect Mother's Day gift that doesn't cost too much? Consolidated Credit has some great ideas that will leave both you and your mom happy.
- 04/10/2014 - Identity Thieves Get Creative
Even though Canadians are taking steps to protect themselves from identity theft, criminals are using their creativity to exploit any weaknesses they can find. A recent scam in Vancouver saw thieves targeting reward points.
- 04/09/2014 - Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter and…Tax?
Consolidated Credit gives you some tips on how to survive Canada's unofficial fifth season - tax season.
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.
- 09/19/2013 - Students are a credit card company’s dream come true
Credit card companies specifically market to university student because they’re a perfect target for taking on large amounts of debt, which means big profits for the creditor. Jeffrey Schwartz gives his tips for avoid the university debt trap.
- 09/11/2013 - 6 unique money-saving tips for everyone
These days everyone is trying to save money, but here are six creative ways to save money every month that you may not have ever considered. Canadian living shows you how much you could save with these 6 creative cost cutting options.
- 09/10/2013 - Keep the bank off your buns: Practice Safe Plastic
A new study finds 9 out of 10 students have plastic, but do they know how to use it responsibly? Executive Director Jeffrey Schwartz talks to the Concordian about the risks students run when they rely on credit cards to get through school.
- 08/31/2013 - Seniors face crisis as they live longer, but stay indebted
Studies show seniors are living longer than expected, while at the same time taking on debt at all-time record speeds. With longer life expectancy and more debt, how can seniors expect to get ahead? Jeffrey Schwartz of Consolidated Credit weighs in.
- 08/29/2013 - Clear your clutter, improve your finances
A cluttered life is not only physically and emotionally draining, it can also be a big drain on your finances as well. Taking steps to get organized in your financial life and reduce clutter can make it easier to avoid problems with debt.
Manager of Community and Public Relations
Consolidated Credit Counseling Services of Canada, Inc.
Toll Free: 1-800-656-4120 x 1057