Springboard VP quoted in Huffington Post article on credit card offers
Springboard’s Senior Vice President of Community Outreach and Industry Relations, Melinda Opperman, was quoted in a recent article by the Huffington Post.
The story, “Wary Consumers Cautious of Increased Credit Card Offers” was written by Amy Lee. (.pdf version) The article also quotes representatives of two organizations to which Springboard belongs: the NFCC (National Foundation for Credit Counseling) and AICCCA (Association of Independent Consumer Credit Counseling Agencies).
If you’ve noticed a surge in the number of credit card offers you’ve received lately, give this article a read.
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