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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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Things to do in Oklahoma – # 4

A few weeks ago we started a count down of things to do in Oklahoma without having to mortgage the family farm. We had a lot of things going on so I was kind of pulled away from this list but like a bad dream…I’m back!! Now the weather is TOO good to pass up.   […]

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End of “Not One Penny” week.

We have finally come to the end of Scrooge week. I think we all learned some pretty interesting things about ourselves and our budgets and spending habits. We had some great questions with regards to what we were hoping to accomplish. One person asked if we were simply “delaying the spending”. If you read the […]

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Not one penny. Welcome top Scrooge week!!

Last week Tressa, one of my CCCS co-workers began talking about an article she read where people didn’t spend any money over a period of time. We decided since we are credit counselors and talk to people about spending leaks, budgets, credit reports and debt all day…We could do this with our eyes closed!! She […]

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5 Things to do in Oklahoma without mortgaging the family farm

This is inspired by a blog in which the writer counted down some of their favorite cities in the world. Oddly enough Oklahoma City was not one of them. Over the next several days we will be counting down 5 things to do in Oklahoma without breaking the budget and ruining your finances. This list […]

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“Small Changes” Don’t Do Much for Me

Through my work in the Credit Counseling industry I often find comparisons between budget health and physical health. It seems that in many cases some of the same types of processes contribute to the problem and parallel solutions can be used to correct problems. The recent activities of the famous country-style cook Paula Deen got […]

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