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Oklahoma Families are Still Facing Foreclosure

By Melissa Geiser, CCCSOK.org Research Specialist For many Oklahomans, the American dream is unraveling. Too many Americans are losing or voluntarily forfeiting their property. The national foreclosure rate now stands at 1.2% for all homes with a mortgage, and 3.3% of all mortgages are either delinquent or in foreclosure. One in every 1,725 homes in

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Credit Card Debt on the Rise

After a several year decrease in credit card debt balances, consumer credit card usage is on the rise as customers regain confidence in borrowing since the 2008 financial crisis. According to The Wall Street Journal, “U.S. credit-card balances are on track to hit $1 trillion this year.” This is significant because consumer credit reached a peak of

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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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Multi-Resource Assistance Centers Available for Oklahoma Storm Victims

The United Way has coordinated Multi-Resource Assistance Centers for victims of the May 19-31 tornadoes. Please feel free to share this flyer with anyone who may need this help. 2013 MARC Flyer NEED HELP? ¿Necesita ayuda? Red Cross and partner agencies will be at Multi-Agency Resource Centers, daily: 9 a.m.- 7 p.m., for those affected by

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