Suzanne Boas with Consumer Credit Counseling Service

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Suzanne Boas with Consumer Credit Counseling Service

1.6.2009
OK Radio host Joe Folan speaks with Suzanne Boas, President of the Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Metro Atlanta – a non-profit community service agency. Suzanne shares her expertise as a leading authority on the credit counseling industry.



How can CCCS help people who have lost their jobs? What can people do to get their finances together in case they find themselves unemployed? What advice does Suzanne provide for unemployed people that cannot pay their bills?


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Interview Highlights

1:00 – Consumer Credit Counseling Service’s mission

1:29 – How can CCCS help people who have lost their jobs

2:23 – Problems associated with rise in unemployment and foreclosure crisis

3:03 – Preparing and planning for the potential of unemployment

4:15 – Rise of unemployment – impact on public and CCCS

5:50 – Advice for unemployed people that cannot pay their bills

7:22 – Other resources to turn to for help

8:44 – Ok IF? If Suzanne could get advice from any person in history who would it be and what would she ask?


Suzanne Boas

Consumer Credit Counseling Service

Suzanne Boas is president of Consumer Credit Counseling Service (CCCS) of Greater Atlanta Inc., a non-profit, community service agency. Founded by business and community leaders in 1964, CCCS provides free budget and credit counseling; debt management for individuals and families who are overextended; comprehensive housing counseling; and educational programs on money management, the wise use of credit and consumerism.

CCCS Atlanta is the headquarters for the CredAbility Network, a family of CCCS agencies with 19 offices throughout its service areas in north Georgia, south Florida, Jackson, MS and east Tennessee. CredAbility also serves clients around the clock at www.cccsinc.org and 1-800-251-CCCS. As president, Boas works with a staff of 325 and a 27-member Board of Directors of business and civic leaders.

During the 15 years she has directed CCCS Atlanta, Boas has become a national leader and authority on the credit counseling industry. She has served on the Board of Trustees of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) and on the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and the Fannie Mae National Advisory Council. She is a peer reviewer for NFCC’s accrediting agency, the Council on Accreditation of Services for Families and Children. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce.

Website: Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Metro Atlanta