Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Chattanooga does a lot more than credit counseling

  • Should you apply for a retail store credit card?

    For starters, a retail store credit card is a physical charge card that gives you credit for a specific retailer.  The amount of credit given can vary depending on your current credit score. M...

  • Should I apply for a retail credit card?

    For starters, a retail store credit card is a physical charge card that gives you credit for a specific retailer.  The amount of credit given can vary depending on your current credit score. M...

  • UltraFICO

    Consumers with low credit scores may soon have a way to boost that three-digit number! A new product is supposed to become available in Summer 2019 and it will be geared towards consumers with low ...

  • 4 Financial New Year's Resolutions

    It’s a situation familiar to many Americans: After indulging

  • Protect your Identity

    Identity Theft is quickly becoming one of the most organized

  • Tips for Retirement

    Here are a few tips to consider at different phases of life to make sure you are on the right track to retirement readiness.
    If you're in your 20s, yo

  • How Many Credit Scores Do I Have?

    Often we hear from our clients that they checked their credit score through a free site such as Credit Karma and were shown a high credit score but ye

  • Getting out of Debt in 2017

    Getting out of Debt in 2017
    The holidays have come and gone.  This time of year is a great time to think about goals for the new year. Make the commit

  • IRS Phone Scams

    There are a number of different phone scams that are currently going on, including people claiming to be the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).  These types of scams are normally very sophisticat...

  • Saving for Summer Vacation

    During the summer no one wants to stay inside. To ensure that you will be able to enjoy your summer to the fullest, here are some tips to help plan ahead. These are important to make sure that you ...

  • What's in your Credit Score?

     
                                                       How a FICO Score breaks down
     
    35%- Payment History
    30% Amounts Owed
    15% Length of Cred...

  • Do Credit Checks really hurt your Credit Score?

    Do credit checks really hurt your credit score?
    Have you ever heard someone say that every time someone checks your credit history it will lower your

  • Time for Improved Credit Card Security?

    Is it time for the US to Improve Credit Card security?

    The United States has been lagging behind other countries in improving credit card security.

  • April is Financial Literacy Month

    April is Financial Literacy Month Have you ever found yourself at a dinner party or social event, contemplating whether the next topic of conversation should be religion or politics? For most, the ...

  • Defending Creditor Lawsuits

     
    By Frank J. Borgese, Esq., Partner at Graham & Borgese, LLP   Default Judgments- Every month in New York State there are tens of thousands of lawsuits filed by alleged creditors (...

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