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Bank On This Financial Tips Videos

The City of Savannah’s Government Television uploaded financial tips videos from Bank On This segments: These videos are a great way to get financial tips during the #COV-19 quarantine. Although we cannot provide in-person financial workshops, thanks to Wayne Nix…

Holiday Shopping Tips: What You Need to Know

Yellow Credit Packets

CCCS LAST MINUTE HOLIDAY SHOPPING TIPS TO PREVENT DEBT STRESS Savannah, GA – With the holiday season in full swing it’s easy for stressed consumers to stop living within their budget.  They simply pull out their credit cards and assume they…

CCCS Monthly Newsletter: May 2017

CCCS Monthly Newsletter: May 2017

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How to Make a Budget

How to Make a Budget

A budget is a plan that shows you how you can spend your money every month. Making a budget can help you make sure you do not run out of money each month. Follow these steps on how to make…

Child Identity Theft: How to Protect Your Children

Section 8 Website Scams: Warnings Issued by FTC and HUD

Here are four steps to avoid child identity theft: Keep all documents that show a child’s personal information safely locked up. For example, protect their social security card or birth certificate. Before you share your child’s personal information on the…

Home Inspections: A Key to Financial Protection

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A home inspection gives you more detailed information about the overall condition of a home prior to purchasing the home. In a home inspection, a qualified inspector takes an in-depth, unbiased look at your potential new home.  Appraisals are different…

Debt Settlement: What you Need to Know.

Mortgage Initiative from the CFPB

Debt settlement companies target financially distressed people and offer to negotiate with creditors on their behalf. These companies do this in an attempt to reach a lump sum settlement for less than the full amount owed. But, this practice exposes…