Eight Ways That Non-Profit Credit Counseling Can Help You - Fast!

Not everyone has the knowledge and discipline to get out of debt by themselves. Many people -- maybe you're one of them -- need someone to take them by the hand and walk them out of debt. There is nothing wrong with this.



My recommendation, if you decide you need some outside help, is that you consider working with a non-profit credit-counseling agency. According to the two major non-profit credit-counseling trade associations -- the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) and the Association of Independent Consumer Credit Counseling Agencies (AICCCA) -- some eight million people came to member agencies for help in 2009. So if you need help, trust me, there's no reason to be embarrassed. You've got plenty of company.

Let's take a look at eight ways that a great non-profit credit counselor can help you: