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Finding a way to make ends meet

In tough economic times, budget counseling is the way to go for people trying to pay bills Ben Smithson plopped himself down at a computer in Jackson’s Eudora Welty public library. Times are lean, says Smith, and he is using a free service to find ways to save a buck or three. “Every little bit I can save right now ...

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Small changes can add up

Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Jackson president Sherry Rainey says saving money in a stifling economy starts with a realistic look at how your money is being spent and what changes you can realistically make. “Even small changes can add up to big savings over time,” she said. Here are a few simple tips Rainey offers clients: • Reduce your ...

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$3.5 million grant goes to help foreclosure prevention

JACKSON — Consumer Credit Counseling Service (CCCS) of Greater Atlanta has received a $3.5-million grant to support its national foreclosure prevention counseling efforts in several metropolitan areas. This will enable CCCS of Greater Atlanta to provide more foreclosure counseling than ever before to homeowners in danger of foreclosure. Funds from this grant will enable CCCS of Greater Atlanta to conduct ...

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