Pay off debt in 5 years or less with help from non-profit counseling – KEYE TV CBS Austin (press release)

Nearly 40 percent of U.S. adults carry credit card debt from month-to-month, according to the 2017 Financial Literacy Survey conducted on behalf of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling. (Cropped Photo: www.cafecredit.com / CC BY 2.0 / MGN Online) Nearly 40 percent of U.S. adults carry credit card debt from month-to-month, according to the 2017…

Government reverses decision to cut funding from national debt helpline – The Guardian

A decision to cease federal funding to two key groups operating Australias national debt helpline could have put the entire service in jeopardy, consumer advocates say. But questions to the social services minister, Paul Fletcher, appear to have prompted an intervention his second such intervention in recent days that has given advocates confidence the looming…