This week is National Consumer Protection Week. We’re presenting tips to help consumers take advantage of this national initiative. Use this week as an opportunity to protect yourself and your… read more →
It’s difficult to get exact answers to this important question. Every expert, credit bureau, and loan officer has a different opinion as to where the threshold between good and poor credit lies.
In addition, “good” can be a relative term. Do we mean “good” as in excellent, or “good” as in “good enough”?
Springboard is a long-time NFCC (National Foundation for Credit Counseling) member agency. And we’re happy to be a part of the national Sharpen Your Financial Focus campaign. This effort is… read more →
We’re often told a lot of statistics about debt in our economy. For example, it’s said the average consumer owes $9,000 in debt to credit card companies. Unfortunately, these statistics… read more →
2013 is now half over, and that makes it a great time for consumers to recommit to improving their personal finances. Whether it’s smart debt negotiation, prudent budgeting, or developing… read more →