More than 150 free events are planned nationwide for the third annual Protect Your Identity Week, set this year for Oct. 17-23, organizers say.
The National Foundation for Credit Counseling released poll findings that indicated that 26% of those polled intend to opt in to overdraft protection.
A credit counseling organization has released a survey, which it said contradicts a prevailing image of large numbers of home owners walking away from their mortgages.
To help kickoff Financial Literacy Month, the National Foundation for Credit Counseling has launched www.termineconsudeuda.org, a new financial Web site designed to serve the Hispanic community.
Consumers are choosing decreasing debt over putting away savings as their No. 1 priority for the new year, according to an online poll by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling.
In the New Year, consumers have said decreasing debt is their number one priority with savings taking a back seat, the National Foundation for Credit Counseling reported Monday in its monthly online survey of 6,100 individuals.