Credit Counseling is the advice about credit which is given by professional counselors. Counseling provides a unique one-on-one opportunity for an impartial analysis of the customer’s financial situation and a forum in which to ask questions and resolve debt issues.
The advice contains the information for the people about how to use credit responsibly and how to get out of serious debt. Credit counseling is viewed as a preferred alternative to bankruptcy for those consumers in financial difficulty.
Traditional credit counseling agencies offered a range of services, including financial and budget counseling and community education as well as DMPs. Newer agencies, in contrast, often funnel consumers only into DMPs, even if they will not benefit.
At some Credit Counseling Solutions, debt management program also show the customer how to consolidate credit card debt, unsecured personal loans, medical bills and other consumer credit into one convenient payment.