Advantage Advisor
Monthly Newsletter
February / 2019
Our  NEW  smart “decision-based”  online credit counseling system  is free, 100% secure, confidential, easy to use, accessible 24/7, and is now completely mobile phone compatible ! It’s been meticulously tested using the most popular Smartphones available on the market. Here’s an overview of our new mobile-friendly system!

Click below for more information:
In This Issue:

New Mobile-Friendly System
Save On Valentine's Day
Credit Card Responsibly
Tax Season Fraud
Clients Speak Out
Employee Spotlight
The Advantage Challenge
RECENT BLOG POSTS - 
Hey lovebirds, are you ready for Valentine’s Day? It’s right around the corner! This special holiday is all about love and showing your significant other how much you care. Consumer spending can usually get a little out of control on this holiday. Remember, you don’t have to break the bank to.... Read more!
No one likes to be in debt, which is why it’s important to know how to be smart when using your card and follow some simple tips in order to make sure that you make the most of your credit card purchase ability without spiraling into debt. Here are some helpful tips on how to use your credit....   Read more!
Having a combination of your public information such as your name, address, and date of birth, and private data such as Social Security number or financial statements, can allow criminals to apply for jobs or file taxes in an attempt to collect a tax return. Here are some of the most common scams....  Read more!
CLIENTS SPEAK OUT - 
"The staff was very friendly & helpful. They carefully explained all of the details & answered all of our questions thoroughly. We never felt like anyone was talking down to us or that they thought, how in the heck did you ever get yourself into this situation! I have already recommended your service/company to some friends & coworkers!"  ~ Suzanne N .
" I am very thankful that I signed up with Advantage CCS. I would not have been able to pay off the debt I had without their help. It taught me lessons I should have learned years ago. Thank you! "  ~ Jayne B.
"I had a great experience working with this company. My debt was paid off before I knew it and I didn’t have any complications with any of the debt companies I owed. I would definitely recommend this company to my family and friends."  ~ Katherine P.
"It was an easy process and I didn't feel I was being judged for my financial situation. I felt very encouraged throughout the process. The staff was courteous and quick to respond to my concerns."  ~ Mirtelina D.
EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT - 
In our “Employee Spotlight” series, we ask our employees about the role they play in our agency and a little bit about their family and personal life. We want to give you the ability to hear right from them about what gets them excited to come to work each day and how they personally help all of our clients succeed.
 
Let's meet our  Certified Credit Counselor Pam Miller !
 
How long have you worked for the agency? –  "For 27 years."
 
What are your primary job duties? –  "I'm a certified credit counselor."
 
What was the most unusual and/or interesting job you've ever had? –  "Real Estate Agent."
 
Would you say you're messy or organized? –  "I'm messy."
 
What's your favorite food? –  "Popcorn!"
 
What's your least favorite food? –  "Mussels."
 
Do you have any hobbies? –  "Gardening and listening to classical music."
 
What is the one thing you couldn’t live without? – "Spending time with my grandchildren."
 
What is your favorite book and/or movie? –  "The Fugitive."
 
What is your favorite color? –  "Blue."
 
What is your favorite vacation spot? -  "Any place close to the ocean!"
ADVANTAGE CHALLENGE - 
Are you up for the Advantage Challenge?

Advantage CCS challenges YOU to... show your Valentine you care by sticking to a budget.

February is the month of LOVE and sometimes that can mean added expenses. Try to spend $25.00 or less and do something thoughtful for your significant other. You don't need to purchase expensive gifts to show you care!

Let us know what gift ideas or gestures you've come up with! Email news@advantageccs.org and tell us all about it. We can't wait to hear from you!