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Who are we and why are we here?

For a while now I have been writing posts for this blog, telling people about money, budgets, finances, mortgages etc. Today it occurred to me that some people reading this may have no idea who we really are… We are Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Central Oklahoma. We are a non-profit credit counseling agency…But wait…We […]

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I’m sick and going to the Doctor could kill my budget

How many times have we all found our budgets wrecked by unexpected medical bills? Many people turn to credit cards to in order to finance these ER excursions. This can lead to money issues, debt and crisis. There is a way to get some breathing room…You CAN negotiate your medical bills. At first it may […]

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Keeping up with the Jones’s is wearing me out!!

Did you ever wonder who these “Joneses” are? There is an actual answer to that! Keeping Up with the Joneses is actually a comic strip from the New York Globe that was popular nearly one-hundred years ago. It was never intended to be the building blocks for anyone’s budget – or debt. So often we […]

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The Maddening Battle for Your Grocery Dollar

Where do I go to make the most of my grocery dollar? I mean I really need my Twinkies and milk, but how can I get them without breaking the bank? In Oklahoma City we have a pot luck of stores: Aldi, Whole Foods,Wal-Mart, Sunflower Market, and the list beats on. Just taking a rough […]

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It is Monday and all the people I work with are still here…

Good Monday to everyone. So it is Monday and I was not called home in the rapture this weekend. Be honest…How many of you looked around to find people that you KNEW would be gone if there were a rapture just to be sure you were not left behind? Show of hands….Be honest!!   That […]

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DBMP. BMS!

DBMP. BMS! I used to keep this on my grease board as a reminder. It is an acronym that means “Don’t bring me Problems. Bring me solutions.   Well folks, this week I have given you a lot of problems surrounding Hunger in Oklahoma. Now lets look at the solutions… If you were a struggling […]

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What do you do when you have done all you can do?

We have been talking about hunger in Oklahoma this week so now I want to turn things around and as… What do you do when you budget everything you can and you are still coming up short?What gets cut out when everything has been cut? Seems we are hearing more and more about families these […]

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