Showing posts from November, 2020

CCCS Seeks Volunteers: Improve the Economic Stability of Niagara County Residents

  CCCS Seeks Volunteers: Improve the Economic Stability of Niagara County Residents; Seeking Tax Preparation Volunteers Volunteers have 27% higher odds of finding a job after being out of work than non-volunteers Make A Difference in Your Community—while adding skills to your resume Between the pandemic and our country’s recent social justice reckoning, the financial insecurity faced by millions of Americans is finally being seen as a systemic issue in need of reform. An emerging movement for economic justice calls for intervention from the government, employers and nonprofit organizations. Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Niagara (CCCS) and the Niagara County Financial Literacy & Empowerment Coalition are leading the efforts in Niagara County. And while the work is complex and will take much time, CCCS and the Coalition are beginning part of this ongoing project by announcing that they will once again hold their Free Tax Prep/Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA

Consumer Credit Counseling Service Announces FREE Virtual Workshop

Consumer Credit Counseling Service Announces FREE Virtual Workshop: Holiday Spending Hacks November 17th at 5:00 pm EST As we move into the Holiday season, Consumer Credit Counseling Service (CCCS) is continuing to protect the financial health of everyone. The pandemic has caused anxiety and stress for many in the region. As the only local nonprofit that works with individuals and families to achieve financial stability, CCCS has been helping our clients access options for financial relief and providing ongoing encouragement through free financial checkups by phone and monthly Virtual Workshops . The next workshop will be: “Holiday Spending Hacks”- November 17th at 6:00 pm . During this 60-minute presentation CCCS will review holiday budgeting and planning techniques, as well as creative ways to save during the holiday season. Topics Include: ·          Budgeting & planning techniques ·          Creative holiday savings ideas ·          Tips on reducing holiday