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Money Management and Financial Education Resources
Welcome to CreditGuard’s Financial Education page. Here you’ll find a wide range of information relating to credit, credit cards, home buying, retirement information, bankruptcy, and more.
Congratulations on taking the first step toward becoming debt-free. For over 20 years, we’ve been helping consumers like you get out of debt by negotiating with creditors to lower their interest rates, lower your monthly payments and potentially wave any over-the-limit fees. In fact, under our debt management programs most consumers are able to completely pay off all their debt within 3 to 5 years.
Our certified credit counselors take a hands-on approach to helping you readjust your budget to help you learn to live within your means. We take a look at your income, your various bills and your debts to help you create a budget you can stick to. We teach you the skills necessary to not only get out of debt, but to stay out.
Take a look below for more information on how you can tackle your debt.
Budgeting is the cornerstone of successful money management. If you’re looking to save money, pay off debt, or simply have enough money to pay the bills each month, building a strong budget should be the first step.
Whether you’re looking for more information on credit cards or are simply looking for ways to improve your credit, our Credit directory is a one-stop-shop for all things credit.
Purchasing a home can be one of the biggest monetary decisions you ever make. Learn the ins and outs of homeownership and the difference between various mortgage types.
With identity theft on the rise, it’s never been more important to keep your information safe. Learn the warning signs of identity theft and the steps you should take if you feel your personal information has been compromised.
Choosing the right retirement plan can be tricky. Knowing how retirement plans differ and how they are similar can help you find the best plan possible.
Because student loan rates are at an all-time high, knowing your options and the different types of loans available will help you get the best loans at the best possible rates.
Bankruptcy is never a decision to be taken lightly. Learn what happens when you choose to declare bankruptcy and why you should avoid filing.
Because spousal debt is one of the biggest reasons for divorce in the country, take a look at our marriage advice and ways to overcome marital debt.
It’s never too early to start teaching your children about the value of money. Studies show that children who are taught the importance of money management when their younger grow up to be more financially responsible.
CreditGUARD works with veterans who’re living with debt problems. Visit this section to learn more about how to deal with military debt.