10 Best Credit Counseling Companies of 2014

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BadCredit.org Staff
By: BadCredit.org Staff
Posted: October 16, 2014
From big names to up-and-comers, BadCredit.org experts share their picks for the top resources in the personal finance industry.

Many people find themselves struggling with a bad credit score through no fault of their own — irresponsible cosigners, uncontrollable medical debt or a recent job loss can all put your credit score in jeopardy.

Luckily there are thousands of dedicated professionals in the market ready and willing to help you fix your credit and get your finances back on track. From our experience, these are the 10 of the best credit counseling companies in the U.S.

AAA Fair Credit Foundation
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Are you looking to reclaim your financial future? At AAA Fair Credit Foundation, they’ll help you do it. As an award-winning nonprofit organization, they make it their duty to teach people how to save, invest and manage their finances for life.

Social Clout: 375+ Twitter followers; 370+ Facebook likes

Twitter Handle: @aaafaircredit

URL: faircredit.org

American Consumer Credit Counseling
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For more than 20 years, ACCC has been a leader in the credit counseling industry. They strive to help people regain control of their finances and work toward a future free of debt with a solid plan of action. They’ll help you go from a zero to hero when it comes to money management — you’ll be “talking cents” in no time.

Social Clout: 5,320+ Facebook likes; 1,930+ Twitter followers

Twitter Handle: @talkcentsblog

URL: consumercredit.com

Springboard
springboard

By providing quality financial education and counseling, the folks at Springboard know they’re making a difference and improving lives. They take their numerous years of experience to make themselves a resource for you. They cover the different facets of credit debt, bankruptcy and housing to ensure you have the information you need.

Social Clout: 505+ Twitter followers; 330+ Facebook likes

Twitter Handle: @CreditDotOrg

URL: springboard.org

Alliance Credit Counseling
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Alliance Credit Counseling bring the families of North Carolina through personalized education and counseling for all their financial needs. They also supply education programs on financial literacy, money management and debt reduction to help you handle life’s challenges and opportunities.

URL: knowdebt.org

American Financial Solutions
americanfinancial

American Financial Solutions will change your financial life for the better. As one of the largest nonprofit credit counseling companies in the U.S., they have helped thousands of people find debt solutions. They offer a wide spectrum of services to help consumers with debt management, credit counseling and personal finance education.

Social Clout: 1,185+ Facebook likes; 960+ Twitter followers

Twitter Handle: @MoneyTips4You

URL: myfinancialgoals.org

Take Charge America
takechargeamerica

Take charge of your finances with Take Charge America. They can help you achieve self-reliance and financial stability, just like they have for 1.6 million other people. They have helped folks repay more than $5 billion in personal debts and continue to serve as an unmatched resource for improving financial health.

Social Clout: 7,375+ Facebook likes; 475+ Twitter followers

Twitter Handle: @tcasolutions

URL: takechargeamerica.org

GreenPath
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GreenPath offers consumers free debt counseling, housing services, student loan counseling, credit report reviews, bankruptcy counseling and financial education. They’ve been working since 1969 to earn your trust and help you out because they are professional and caring.

Social Clout: 2,120+ Facebook likes; 1,375+ Twitter followers

Twitter Handle: @greenpathdebt

URL: greenpath.com

Housing and Credit Counseling Inc.
hcci

Credible credit counseling is not a thing of the past —  it is alive and well at HCCI. They are here to assist you however they can, whether it’s through their counseling, programs, events or education tools. They provide you with real help and real choices to improve your financial position.

Social Clout: 410+ Facebook likes; 40+ Twitter followers

Twitter Handle: @growyourdough

URL: hcci-ks.org

Consolidated Credit
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When debt is the problem, the folks at Consolidated Credit provide the solution — their services. With them, you can develop personalized strategies for figuring out your debt and how to get rid of it. They have helped more than 5 million people take care of their debt over the last 20 years. Their credentials and experience can’t be beat.

Social Clout: 7,700+ Facebook likes; 3,485+ Twitter followers

Twitter Handle: @consolidatedus

URL: consolidatedcredit.org

Consumer Credit Counseling Services
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As an accredited nonprofit financial literacy advocate, CCCS works to get your finances back on track. They have helped thousands of people through their budget counseling, debt management programs and community education. Whether you need help with housing, bankruptcy, budgeting or something else, you can bank on these people to have your back.

Social Clout: 285+ Facebook likes; 60+ Twitter followers

Twitter Handle: @CCCSMD

URL: cccs-inc.org

When looking for a reputable credit counselor, don’t just stop at this list. Be sure to shop around and find a company that’s right for you.

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