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
- 08/26/2014 - 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.
- 08/21/2014 - Seniors and fraud
Elderly Canadians are often the target of identity theft and credit card fraud.
- 08/20/2014 - Canadian job data re-examined
After Statistics Canada re-issued the July job report, job creation across the country rose all the way from 200 to 42,000 new jobs. Cheryl Browne, examined what this means
- 08/20/2014 - Optimism is great, but it won’t pay off your student debt
Indebted students are confident they can pay off their loans in five years or less. Executive Director Jeff Schwartz tells Global News how students can make this a reality.
- 08/20/2014 - Student line of credit vs. student loan
Going to college or university is a major milestone for many young people. But, the excitement of starting a new chapter in their lives is tempered by the fear of falling into debt.
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Consolidated Credit Counseling Services of Canada, Inc.
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