The Frugal Creditnista

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Helpful Links

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Ebates – Get PAID to shop!  I've earned over $328 since August in savings and money earned, by purchasing items I planned on getting from Walmart, Amazon and 800-Contacts anyway.  LOVE!

CouponMom.com  – With groceries being the second highest expense for most American families, this site is an awesome resource.  Free coupons, statewide grocery deals, and more!


Credit Resources

Credit Bureau Mailing/Contact Information:

Experian 1-888-397-3742, Dispute Address: P.O. Box 4500. Allen, TX 75013

TransUnion 1-800-888-4213, Dispute Address:  P.O. Box 2000, Chester, PA 19022 

Equifax 1-800-685-1111, Dispute Address:  P.O. Box 740256, Atlanta, GA 30374-0241 

Credit Bureau Opt Out Service www.optoutprescreen.com1-888-567-8688 

State Licensing Requirements for Collection Agencies

National Foundation for Credit Counseling

National Association of Consumer Advocates (Attorneys)


Financial Literacy:

Practical Money Skills for Life:  A partnership of Visa, consumer advocates, educators, and financial institutions to offer financial literacy for everyone

MyMoney.gov:  product of the Congressionally chartered Federal Financial Literacy and Education Commission

360 Financial Literacy:  Free program to help Americans understand their finances through various stages of life

National Endowment for Financial Education: private nonprofit foundation dedicated to helping people make empowered financial decisions through every stage of life.


Financial Assistance:

Modest Needs:  Modest Needs is a national nonprofit empowering members of the general public to make small, emergency grants to low-income workers who are at risk of slipping into poverty.

Benefits.gov:  The official benefits website of the U.S. government that informs citizens of benefits they may be eligible for.  Provides information on how to apply for assistance, as well as information on Free Money & Grants. (Utility Assistance, Food Assistance, etc).

National Association of Unclaimed Money:  Does the Government owe you money?  FIND OUT!  I found over $600 was owed to me from past insurance claims when I searched :).[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]