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
- 07/28/2014 - A stampede of fraud in Alberta
Alberta’s economy is booming but legitimate business owners are not the only ones making a profit. Fraudsters are targeting small and mid-sized businesses (SMEs) in the province and making a healthy profit.
- 07/28/2014 - Job tips for tech grads
Information technology (IT) is an ever-changing industry that requires both intelligent and flexible workers.
- 07/24/2014 - Baseball and your money
There are lots of similarities between America’s pastime, baseball, and your personal finances.
- 07/23/2014 - A familiar divide: Mom, Dad, kids and money
When kids head off to post-secondary schools, are parents able to keep track of their finances? A new poll suggests parents know less than they think they do.
- 07/22/2014 - Dead Last: B.C. and mortgage debt expectations
British Columbians expect to carry mortgage debt into retirement – which runs contrary to the expectations of the rest of the country.
- 07/21/2014 - Credit Counsellor Q&A Sessions
Meet trained credit counsellors & learn more about the credit counselling process.
- 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.
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