Brought to You by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling

The Sharpen Your Financial Focus program is an initiative of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC®) and a broad cross-section of supporters who are committed to increasing the financial well-being of Americans. Founded in 1951, the National Foundation for Credit Counseling, Inc. promotes the national agenda for financially responsible behavior, and builds capacity for its members to deliver the highest-quality financial education and counseling services. As the nation’s largest and longest-serving nonprofit credit counseling organization, the NFCC has played the key role in providing financial counseling and education to consumers for over 60 years. With member agencies located throughout the US and Puerto Rico, the NFCC is the national voice for its members, which are nonprofit, mission-driven, community-based agencies.

If you are interested in supporting this program or receiving more information, please contact us at info@sharpentoday.org.


Consumer Impact

In April 2016, the NFCC unveiled the findings from a comprehensive, independent evaluation of credit counseling, which was conducted by researchers at The Ohio State University. “The NFCC Sharpen Your Financial Focus Initiative Impact Evaluation” assessed the long-term impact of nonprofit financial counseling by comparing financial health outcomes for Sharpen Your Financial Focus® clients with those of noncounseled individuals.

Download the full report to learn about this important research and how credit counseling is making a difference.

Download “Evaluation Outcomes: The NFCC’s Sharpen Your Financial Focus Program”


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Funders of the Sharpen Your Financial Focus Initiative

The Sharpen Your Financial Focus program is partially funded by Synchrony, TD Bank, The TD Charitable Foundation, Wells Fargo, and other major financial institutions. We thank all funders and partners who make this program possible.