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CCCS OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA NEWS

Now is a great time to buy a house!

Did you miss the HOME Program in June? Well stay tuned! Another one is in the works for September so you still have a chance to attend! If are you thinking about buying a house the HOME Program is for you! Learn the facts before buying by attending our HOME Program! Hear about topics such as budgeting for your new home, choosing a realtor, credit and credit reports, the mortgage process, home inspections and more! For more information please call our education department at 570-602-2227 ext. 220! This program is FREE! A Certificate will be issued at the end of the workshop to satisfy any first time homebuyer requirement.

Are you working to "Sharpen Your Financial Focus"?

Have you taken advantage of our new “Sharpen Your Financial Focus” program yet? If you haven’t you are really missing out on a terrific program! Log into sharpentoday.org and take the on-line self assesment of your finances, MyMoneyCheckUp and see where you stand! Schedule your appointment and review your credit report with one of our Certified Financial Professionals! Then take advantage of either a financial workshop or schedule a follow-up appointment to see how you’re doing!

Plus, if you take the MyMoneyCheckUp financial assessment and visit with one of our Certified Financial Professionals, you could take advantage of Experian’s freecreditscore.com program FREE for 12 months! That’s a year of unlimited access to your credit report and score, calculators, articles on credit, free Credit Monitoring, all kinds of bells and whistles! Plus they have just added a new “Alerts on the Go” app!

And it’s all FREE!!!!!!! So what are you waiting for?! Do the MyMoneyCheckUp assessment, schedule your appointment and start to “Sharpen Your Financial Focus” today!

Have you been laid off from your job?

Have you been laid off from your job? Is it getting harder and harder to manage financially? Attend the “Surviving a Layoff” workshop and learn some tips and tricks to surviving on a reduced income, 401K tips, why you need to order your credit report NOW, avoiding foreclosure and more! This workshop will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm at the Wilkes Barre Career Link, 32 E. Union St. in Wilkes Barre. Please register on-line at http://pacareerlink.state.pa.us/ or call Career Link at 570-822-1101

Refer-A-Friend Program

CCCS has instituted a Refer-A-Friend program for all active DMP clients. When you refer a friend/family member to the program, and if they enroll successfully on the DMP, your maintenance fee will be waived for three months. Please see our Winter 2011 “Consumer Connection” for more details or call (800)922-9537 to receive your coupon in the mail. Only one referral per client.

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