Financial Resources

Financial Counseling and Other Financial Resources

Consumer Credit Counseling Services  www.moneymanagement.org
(Money Mangement International)                 CALL  (866) 515-2227
The following servces are available:
  • Improving lives through financial education;
  • Credit counseling--During a confidential session, individuals can assess their financial situation--no fee--a nonprofit company;
  • Debt management plans--A dept management plan (DMP) is a financial tool that allows individuals to repay their debts.  Professional credit counselors negotiate directly with a person's creditors to lower interest rates, waive late fees, and eliminate collection calls whenever possible.  Fee is on a sliding schedule.
  • Housing counseling;
  • Financial education workshops.
 

OTHER FINANCIAL WEBSITES

Credit card information and credit history:

www.equifax.com

   www.experian.com
   www.transunion.com
   
Credit card information:  www.cardweb.com
   
Credit score information:   www.myfico.com
   
Fraud identification information: www.consumer.gov/idtheft
   
Quicken website www.quicken.com
   
NACA Home Modification Services www.naca.com
This organization tries to keep you in your house or call    (888) 499-6222 
   
Mortgage Information: www.bankrate.com
 OR www.hsh.com
   
National Foundation for Consumer Credit (HNCC) www.nfcc.org


Please be advised that nothing found here has been reviewed with the expertise required to provide you with complete information.  The information in this Resource Guide is merely to aid you in your search for local agencies. Review the materials carefully to determine if the agencies listed provide the assistance you are seeking. Contra Costa County cannot be held responsible for the information obtained from these agencies and recommends that you perform due diligence prior to releasing personal information regarding your circumstances