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NFCC® Offers Tips for Knowing When a Resolution is Appropriate and When It Isn’t

Washington, DC – This is the time of year when well-meaning people make commitments with the intent of improving specific areas in their lives.  However, even the most noble of intentions can backfire.
“There’s a right way and a wrong way to do most things, and New Year’s Resolutions are no exception,” said Bruce McClary, spokesperson for the National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC®).  “Having a reality check, one which includes being honest about your limitations, is key to identifying the proper goals and meeting objectives.”
To help people evaluate some common New Year’s Resolutions that might not be right for them, the NFCC suggests considering the following tips before making 2018 commitments:




If you need help determining which New Year’s Resolutions make the most financial sense, consider reaching out to a nonprofit NFCC Member Agency for a one-on-one financial review and personal financial action plan. To locate the agency closest to you, dial (800) 388-2227, or go online to

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Founded in 1951, the National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC®) is the nation’s first and largest nonprofit dedicated to improving people’s financial well-being. With nearly 600 member offices serving 50 states and Puerto Rico, our NFCC Certified Credit Counselors are financial advocates, empowering millions of consumers to take charge of their finances through one-on-one financial reviews that address credit card debt, student loans, housing decisions and overall money management. Make one of the best financial decisions of your life. For expert guidance and advice, call (800) 388-2227 or visit today.

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