Wary Consumers Cautious of Increased Credit Card Offers – Huffington Post

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.

Springboard Nonprofit Consumer Credit Management is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit personal financial education and counseling organization founded in 1974. Springboard is a HUD-approved housing counseling agency and a member of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling, a national organization of nonprofit credit counseling agencies, and a member of the Association of Independent Credit Counseling Agencies. The agency offers personal financial education and assistance with credit counseling, housing counseling, debt and money management through educational programs and confidential counseling. Springboard is accredited by the Council on Accreditation, signifying the highest standards for agency governance, fiscal integrity, counselor certification and service delivery policies. The agency provides pre-bankruptcy counseling and debtor education as mandated by the bankruptcy reform law. The agency offers nationwide phone counseling services and has locations in California, Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, South Carolina and Massachusetts for in-person counseling sessions. Not all types of counseling are available in-person at all locations, please call for details. For more information on Springboard, call 800-449-9818 or visit their web site at www.credit.org.

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