Advantage Advisor
Monthly Newsletter
November / 2019
Thanksgiving! What was once a time of family gatherings and being thankful for what the year has brought is now a time to SHOP! SHOP! SHOP!

Black Friday and Cyber Monday have become the new Thanksgiving tradition. Before you set down the turkey leg and think about the pumpkin pie, you will need a game plan to attack the deals.

Use these tips to navigate the muddy waters of Black Friday:
In This Issue:

How To Survive Black Friday
Refillable Things Save Money
Free Financial Help
Winter Is A Budget-Breaker
Clients Speak Out
Company News & Events
Advantage CCS Video
There are plenty of refillable things you can use that will save you money every single day. Plus, you’ll be able to decrease your carbon footprint at the same time. Instead of buying container after container for commonly used items, buy one and use it over and over again by refilling it. Take a look. ... Read more!
Free financial help is available for anyone in the Pittsburgh area through the Pittsburgh Financial Empowerment Center. A certified financial counselor can help you understand your current financial situation and let. ...  Read more!
Winter is when many expenses suddenly appear that were not present during the warm summer months. Some expenses are unavoidable, while others can be overcome with detailed budget building and financial planning and saving ....  Read more!
" I was so upset and worried before I called Advantage Credit Counseling. The person I spoke with was very understanding and helpful. I always felt that they were working to give me piece of mind. They were always there to answer any questions or work out any problems. Thank you for everything! Teresa K .
" I was embarrassed by the bad financial decisions I made. I was always treated with respect and kindness by everyone I encountered at Advantage CCS. Thank you! "  ~ Catherine W .
" Easy to work with, and they do as they promise. Hopefully we will not need to use them again, but would be very willing to recommend to others. "  ~ Barbara K .
Advantage CCS is partnering with PHFA to offer the "Building Your Financial House" program!

Our team members Heather Murray and Rosemary Lavelle are participating in this prison education program in partnership with PHFA . It’s called "Building Your Financial House"

Heather is going to the State Correctional Institution in Albion and Rosemary will be at the State Correctional Institution in Dallastown . They both will be working with an inmate group for the next 8 months covering different financial topics. 

We're so proud to be a part of this vital and exciting program!
This video is a wonderful overview and a close look at Advantage Credit Counseling Service. We provide professional, meaningful, and confidential consumer financial education, free credit counseling, and an effective debt management program for all segments of the communities that we serve. We hope that you enjoy the video!