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How does a debt management plan work?
Posted 6/12/2024 by Lisa Ohnemus

A Debt Management Plan (DMP) is a structured repayment program designed to help individuals manage and repay their unsecured debts. A DMP involves consolidating...

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Debunking Myths About Debt Management Plans
Posted 5/21/2024 by Lisa Ohnemus

Debunking Myths About Debt Management Plans

Debt management plans (DMPs) are a popular tool for individuals looking to regain control of their finances. However,...

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Mental Health Awareness Month
Posted 5/9/2024 by Lisa Ohnemus

Mental Health Awareness Month provides an opportunity to focus on the various aspects of well-being, including financial health, which can significantly...

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A Tale of Two Consumers
Posted 3/7/2023 by Melissa W

Client A gets an official looking “ad” in the mail. The company knows about how much debt he has, and the letter makes big promises about how he can pay off his credit cards with no interest and for just half the amount owed. The...

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Money & Marriage
Posted 3/11/2022 by Melissa Winger
 

It’s been said that “Teamwork Makes the Dream Work!”. That holds true in a marriage too. Studies have shown that couples who work together as a team when it comes to money are more successful with budgeting, debt...

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Out of Debt- Now What?
Posted 3/31/2021 by Linda Jacob

Out of Debt?  Now What?

By Linda Jacob, AFC®, CFP®

 

With tax season upon us and many of us getting...

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Do you Need Help Paying for Prescriptions?
Posted 12/16/2020 by Linda Jacob

by Linda Jacob 

 

If you’ve ever been in the situation where you have to decide whether to pay for your prescription or put groceries on the table, you know how scary that can be. What many people don’t know is...

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What you need to know about Debt Collectors!
Posted 11/6/2020 by Linda Jacob

What You Need to Know About Debt Collectors

By Linda Jacob, AFC®, CFP®

If you are being contacted by debt collectors for past due loans, it’s important to know what they can and can not do.  The Federal...

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We aren't just for people in trouble!
Posted 10/12/2020 by Linda Jacob

We Aren’t Just for People in Trouble

By Linda Jacob, AFC®, CFP®

If you are able to make your monthly payments on your credit cards, but the balances just don’t seem to go anywhere, we are the program for...

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Personal Finances During a Recession
Posted 10/6/2020 by Linda Jacob

Personal Finances During a Recession

By: Linda Jacob, AFC®, CFP®

When the US is not in a recession, consumer confidence is high and people are spending money and enjoying the “good life”.  But what...

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