Advantage Advisor
Monthly Newsletter
August / 2020
With Congress and the White House still negotiating a new CARES Act and the $600 weekly unemployment bonus gone as of July 31st, more and more families are trying to figure out what to do. For many, that bonus has been a lifesaver and with it gone, the plastic in the wallet takes on more meaning.

For those trying to make ends meet, the dip in the cash flow means something has to make up the difference. Heather Murray at Advantage CCS says it’s a real issue. Click below to read more:
In This Issue:

Credit Cards And The Pandemic
National Coin Shortage
Top Financial Warning Signs
Retirement Savings And Debt
Clients Speak Out
Company News & Events
RECENT BLOG POSTS - 
There have been signs popping up at various stores across the U.S., asking for customers to help the owners of the store by providing the correct change or using debit and credit cards. When questioned about what has been described as a national coin shortage, businesses and banks .... Read more!
Like a summer storm, financial trouble can happen without much warning. Perhaps you’re in financial trouble right now and have no idea. That’s why it’s so important to know and understand the most common financial warning signs of a debt problem. There are some people out there who don’t . ...   Read more!
It can be tough to think about your future or retirement when you’re struggling with debt. It’s challenging to save up enough money to last throughout all of your retirement, but doing so with debt poses even more issues. Because of this, many people struggle with saving money while they pay off their ....  Read more!
CLIENTS SPEAK OUT - 
"My boyfriend and I have been dreaming of purchasing our first home together, but had absolutely no clue where to start. Did we have enough money saved? Was our credit good enough? Were we going to be able to afford a mortgage payment? All of these concerns were addressed by our Credit Counselor, Sandy, in a professional and confidential manner. So if you’re a first-time homebuyer and want to have more confidence in your standing before you jump in to the purchasing process, don’t hesitate to reach out! Thank you, Advantage CCS, for helping us realize our goals and get to closing—we truly couldn’t have done it without you!"  ~ Richard H.
"When a call is made to Advantage CCS, help about your concerns are answered immediately. The answer given is done both with patience and knowledge. When calls are made after hours, a return call is given on the next working day. Overall the customer service extended by Advantage CCS is impeccable."  ~ Bertha L.
"When I first got started with the program I was a young 23 yrs old struggling with debt that I couldn't get ahead of. Thanks to this program I am completely credit card debt free. I also learned how to not live beyond my means. I even managed to pay off everything earlier than expected! I'm extremely grateful for my whole experience! Thank you all so much!"  ~ Kayla M.
Company News & Events -   

Learn the ins and outs of budgeting and cutting back expenses to put more money in your pocket. You’ll also learn how your credit score is calculated and the steps you can take to increase it! This is a FREE Webinar!

Presenter: Heather Murray, Manager of Community Relations & Education
When: Thursday, August 6th, 2020
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EST)
Where: Online
Fee: Free, but registration is required

To register for the Webinar, CLICK HERE !