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Take Charge America unveils Home Ready Counseling


Prospective homebuyers across the country now have access to a new service helping them receive approval for a mortgage. Take Charge America, Inc., a national nonprofit credit counseling and debt management agency headquartered in Phoenix, now offers Home Ready Counseling, a program specifically designed to address the top approval requirements for a home loan. “With… Read More →

TCA Assists 10K Arizona Homeowners with Counseling


Take Charge America, Inc., a non-profit credit counseling and housing counseling agency in Phoenix, marked a milestone this year. It has now assisted more than 10,000 Arizona homeowners with housing counseling. Most of this assistance was for foreclosure prevention, a free service that helps homeowners avoid foreclosure or mitigate losses caused by foreclosure. As a… Read More →

TCA Awarded $300K for Foreclosure Counseling


Take Charge America, Inc., a non-profit credit counseling and housing counseling agency in Phoenix, was awarded $300,000 by the Arizona Attorney General’s Office over the next three years to provide free foreclosure intervention counseling to Arizona homeowners. Take Charge America will use the funds to assist more homeowners with one-on-one counseling, primarily individuals and families… Read More →

TCA Announces New Director of Finance

Dave Paddison
by in Business News | Nonprofit

Take Charge America, Inc. announced that Dave Paddison now serves as director of finance for the national non-profit credit counseling and debt management agency. He provides comprehensive financial management services, overseeing all accounting, tax and financial reporting activities. Prior to joining Phoenix-based Take Charge America, Paddison held numerous director-level and chief-level financial management positions in… Read More →

How To Teach Teens Money Management Skills

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While personal finance curriculums are expanding in schools nationwide, much of a teen’s money savvy is learned in the home. According to Mike Sullivan, director of education for Take Charge America, a non-profit credit counseling agency in Phoenix, all teens need some financial home-schooling before entering the “real world.” “It takes a lot of time and effort… Read More →