Tag Archive | American Dream

Good Monday Morning!!

This morning I received an e-mail from one of the attorneys that we deal with for bankruptcy clients. He was sharing his thanks to CCCS of Central Oklahoma for times we have gone “above and beyond” for his office and clients. I think they are worth sharing… CCCS of Central Oklahoma helped my little office […]

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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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Your first home and where to begin.

Whether you are buying your first home, or you’ve bought before, there are steps you want to take before you ever walk into a banker or realtor’s office. First, get a copy of your credit report.  Your credit score is based on the items in your credit report, and the higher your credit score, the […]

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If you experienced foreclosure, please read this carefully.

You may have heard recently about the federal government’s enforcement actions against some of the nation’s largest mortgage services, including Bank of America.  At issue, deficient servicing practices. If you suffered direct financial injury as the result of an IMPROPER foreclosure, and you meet specific requirements, then you should submit a “Request for Review,” which […]

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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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RIP 2011. Hello 2012!!

Let’s just kick off 2012 by addressing the pink elephant in the room. New Year Resolutions! How did it go with your 2011 resolutions? I am going to take a shot and say that you were probably about as successful as the rest of the world – which is to say, they probably didn’t get […]

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Less stress and the Beautiful Mess

Now that thanksgiving is over we begin to look ahead to Christmas. Trees are going up and lights are beginning to twinkle. Children are getting excited because they know Santa is near. So now how is your stress level? Are you worried you might not be able to afford the perfect gift…or any gifts at […]

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