— Bay Area company assists with resources on unemployment, creditor, government assistance programs —
SAN MATEO, Calif., June 11, 2020 – Today, Freedom Financial Network (FFN) is launching its free consumer helpline to help Californians in need of information and resources on how to manage the financial impacts of the pandemic.
Freedom Financial Network will staff the helpline, 844-731-0886, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. PDT, Monday through Friday. Specialists will help consumers understand what options may be available manage the financial impacts of the pandemic. Helpline staff can address topics including:
- Information on forbearance, deferment or other help from creditors (mortgage lenders, credit card issuers, personal loan lenders, student loan lenders)
- Potential unemployment assistance
- Information on small-business government assistance programs
- Resource guides and information about government assistance programs created to help those impacted by the COVID-19 crisis
The company launched the helpline in Arizona last month. “Initial results have confirmed that many people need help in understanding and accessing available assistance programs,” says Andrew Housser, co-founder and co-CEO of FFN. “Our helpline offers just that.”
“COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc on the financial health of millions of consumers in California,” he says. He points to unemployment estimates of up to 25% for the state, and recent data that confirms the United States is officially in a recession.
“We take our commitment to helping the communities in which we operate to heart, and now is the time to help California,” he says. “Our mission at Freedom Financial Network is to empower everyday people to move forward toward a better financial future. Sometimes, they need a little help along the way. This helpline is one of the best ways we can do that right now.”
Freedom Financial Network (www.freedomfinancialnetwork.com)
Freedom Financial Network, LLC, is a family of companies providing innovative solutions that empower people to live healthier financial lives. For people struggling with debt, Freedom Debt Relief offers a custom program to significantly reduce and resolve what they owe more quickly than they could on their own. FreedomPlus tailors personal loans to each borrower with a level of customer service unmatched in the industry. Bills.com offers a resource site with simple tips, advice and tools to help consumers make smart financial decisions. Headquartered in San Mateo, California, FFN has been voted one of the best places to work in both the San Francisco Bay area and the Phoenix area for many years.