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Jeffrey Schwartz, executive director of Consolidated Credit Counseling Services of Canada, inc. and Daniel Chometa, Community Outreach Manager 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:
- 06/17/2013 - Fireworks, Family and Fun on a Budget
Canada Day is a great time to celebrate outdoors with family and friends, but it can also cause problems for your budget if you don’t plan ahead. Consolidated Credit help you keep Canada Day costs down with helpful tips on how to save.
- 06/17/2013 - Cool Down the High Cost of Summer Fun!
Summer Break is a great time to be a kid, but it’s not the best time for your budget. With the kids out of school, costs can easily spiral out of control. Consolidated Credit helps you stay on track with tips for summer budgeting.
- 06/11/2013 - Think Outside the Tie Rack
When it comes to Father’s Day plans, you need to balance making Dad feel special with potential costs that don’t fall within the limits of your budget. Consolidated Credit offers tips to help make Father’s Day memorable without breaking the bank.
- 05/14/2013 - No More Ugly Ties!
With Father’s Day on the way it’s time to start thinking about creative gift ideas that won’t cause big problems for your budget. Consolidated Credit offers tips to help make Dad feel special without causing debt problems for you.
- 05/14/2013 - Kick Off Summer without Emptying Your Wallet
With Victoria Day weekend marking the unofficial start to summer, many families are looking forward to much needed relaxation, but you don’t want to let plans for the long weekend break the bank and cause debt problems for you down the road.
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.
- 06/10/2013 - School’s out: The cost of summers with kids
Statistics show your kids’ activities are likely to cost $600 or more per child this summer. Don’t let the high cost of kids’ summer activities cause problems for your budget. Learn how to keep the kids entertained without breaking the bank.
- 06/04/2013 - Debt Drops
Executive Director Jeffrey Schwartz weighs in with MoneySense on recent trends in personal finance for Canadians. Although many Canadian households seem to be reducing debt, the debt load remains dangerously high for others.
- 05/16/2013 - Friendly Finance suggest you de-clutter your home and clean up your finances
With the warm days of summer on the way, it’s time to clear off the cobwebs and clean out your home for Spring. Executive Director Jeffrey Schwartz helps you save money on spring cleaning with helpful tips to keep costs down.
- 04/18/2013 - Ontario to crack down on debt-settlement agencies
Debt settlement companies offer an easy way out of debt, but is it too good to be true? Executive Director Jeffrey Schwartz and other financial experts weigh in on debt settlement and its effectiveness as a debt solution, given the high risks.
- 04/18/2013 - Understand the true costs of home ownership before you take the plunge says Friendly Finance
Executive Director Jeffrey Schwartz talks about homeownership for this month’s Friendly Finance column in Inside Toronto. Learn what you need to consider before you buy and the steps you need to take to make sure your finances are ready to own.
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