Archive for August, 2006

How can I choose a Credit Counseling Service?

Once you have made the decision to get consumer credit counseling, you are now left with the task of choosing the right credit counseling service.  Here are some tips for finding the right organization to help you deal with your debts:

First, talk to your friends and family members to see if they have any personal experience with a credit counselor.  Word-of-mouth referrals are the best kind, so if you can find one that your friends were satisfied with, they will probably also do a good job for you and your family.

Second, research your options on the internet, including using our credit counselor locator.

Third, use our web site to understand the process and your options, so that when you do contact a credit counselor, you will know what questions to ask.  Be sure to read our article on What questions should I ask my Credit Counselor?.

With proper research you will find the write credit counselor to help you through the process.