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Finances: Credit Counseling



National

new sign Family Credit Counseling Service is a non-profit, non-denominational Christian organization dedicated to helping people become debt free. They offer debt consolidation to individuals in danger of bankruptcy. They also offer education on budgeting, bankruptcy, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and more. For more information, visit their website or call (800) 994-3328.

new sign Genus Credit Management / American Financial Solutions (AFS) is a non-profit credit counseling agency that offers free confidential and professional credit counseling, debt management and financial educational programs to consumers nationwide. Genus educates consumers on such issues as budgeting, managing cash flow, interpreting credit reports, using credit cards effectively, and avoiding bankruptcy. Their Debt Management Program offers individuals a plan for paying off their liabilities by consolidating their unsecured debts into one monthly payment. For more information, call (800) 570-3341.

new sign Green Path Debt Solutions is a non-profit organization that offers free counseling and low-cost services by phone or at one of 40 office locations in Arizona, Illinois, Michigan, New Jersey, New York and Wisconsin. Formerly known as Consumer Credit Counseling Service, they are headquartered at 38505 Country Club Drive, Suite 120, Farmington Hills, Michigan, 48331-3429. This organization will work with all types of debts and creditors. They offer a free financial consultation, where they work with you to: understand the size and nature of your debt, develop a personal budget based on your specific situation and create an action plan to reduce your debt. For more information, call at (800) 550-1961 or send e-mail to askexpert@greenpath.com.

new sign In Charge Institute of America is a non-profit organization empowering consumers to take charge of their finances. They have established a family of services providing long-term debt solutions through customized counseling and financial education. Their website offers a Financial Library which offers information on debt and credit, financial goals, credit reports, homes and mortgages and more. For more information, visit their website.


State Listings

Wisconsin

new sign Green Path Debt Solutions is a non-profit organization that offers free counseling and low-cost services by phone. Formerly known as Consumer Credit Counseling Service, they have offices in Wisconsin at the following locations: 4811 S. 76th St., Greenfield, WI, and 802 W. Broadway, Suite 202, Madison, WI. This organization will work with all types of debts and creditors. They offer a free financial consultation where they offer counseling, education and debt management. They will work with you to: understand the size and nature of your debt, develop a personal budget based on your specific situation and create an action plan to reduce your debt. Call to set up an appointment at (414)543-0429.


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