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CCCSOK Is Impacting Lives

Check out the video below to see the impact we are having on people’s lives. Contact us to see how we can help you with your finances!   (Video by Cecilia Hernández-Cromwell Telemundo Oklahoma) Like this:Like Loading…

Back to Basics: How to Build Your Best Budget Yet

For the majority of working income earners in America, there is a trusty pattern we have been practicing since grade school. It goes something like this: Monday: First day back at work from the weekend Tuesday: When you actually start getting work done for your week, aka: second Monday Wednesday: Hump day Thursday: the weekend

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Scored Credit Report and Monitoring Service Available at No Cost

CCCSOK.org has received access to several thousand guest memberships in Experian’s FreeCreditScore.com. Through an initiative of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC.org) known as Sharpen Your Financial Focus, consumers may register for one free year of service from FreeCreditScore.com. Membership enables you to access your credit report and Experian credit score as well calculators

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How to Stop the Cycle of Financial Stress

Anywhere the eye can see, it likely also sees advertisement. Advertisements have been tasked with communicating the message of their brand – which is almost always “buy me.” A compelling message to purchase rarely communicates validation, encouragement, or approval, but most often uses methods to appeal to the parts of our minds that feel off-center,

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Excessive Financial Optimism Can be Dangerous

NFCC Warns Consumers About Financial Amnesia Washington, DC – The December poll hosted on the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) website revealed that more than half of the respondents, 56 percent, predicted they would be in a better place financially at this time next year.   This response rate tripled the next highest category where

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NFCC Poll Reveals Consumer Preferences When Seeking Financial Help

Multiple Options Available for Personal Financial Answers and Solutions CCCSOK.org is an NFCC member agency serving Central and Western Oklahoma  Washington, DC – The August poll hosted on the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) website revealed that when consumers are in financial distress, they prefer reaching out to a qualified professional for help as

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Summer Vacations Can Bite You in the Budget

Whether you live on your own or are a family of few or of many, the summer vacation seems like an earned entitlement of our year of hard work and a must-have part of the all-American dream. The problem is, while you may have accrued paid time off to take a trip, and you didn’t

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