Camie Sims

Camie Sims

Camelyn is a wife, mom, credit consumer, school board member, Junior Achievement volunteer, and the Operations Manager at CreditSoup. After graduating with her Bachelor of Science in Information Systems and Business Administration minor, she joined the team back in 2001 and has been involved with consumer finance products in many capacities over the years. She uses her personal experiences, as well as her knowledge from working with credit-related products, as she shares with readers and discusses financial products and topics.

  1. Don’t Be Scared By Your Credit Report or Credit Score!

    You always hear you need to face your fears. One way that’s often suggested is to learn as much as possible about what you’re frightened of; research can simplify and sometimes take away the unknown “scary” characteristics of your fear.

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  2. 5 Steps to Begin Your Home-Buying Process

    Springtime brings an upswing in home sales - if you’re looking to move, or even purchase your first home, it’s best to get everything in order now before you start the whole process.

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  3. Saving Money on Groceries

    Saving Money on Groceries

    February 26, 2015

    All your trips to the grocery store can add up - check out these quick tips to help you save your dough during your next trip to the store!

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  4. Holiday Gifting: Don’t Go Overboard

    How much do you plan on spending for gifts this holiday season? Make sure you don't find yourself in debt at the start of the new year by following these tips to help you save!

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  5. Holiday Shopping: 3 Effortless Ways to Save

    As the holiday season approaches, getting your gift lists and shopping done are on the minds of many. Make sure to keep your budget on track in the next few months with these 3 tips!

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  6. How Important is Insurance?

    How Important is Insurance?

    September 22, 2014

    Owning a home or renting. Driving to work. Just living life. What do all of these activities have in common? Risk - things can go wrong; and this is what insurance can help give you peace of mind over.

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  7. Simplifying: Debt Consolidation

    What exactly is debt consolidation? While many may have heard of this term, to a consumer that is new to credit, the whole process can be a bit confusing...

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  8. Back-to-School Savings Tips

    Back-to-School Savings Tips

    August 22, 2014

    Did you procrastinate on your back-to-school shopping again? It is still possible to save - check out these tips for the upcoming school year!

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  9. 4 Ways to Save on Energy Bills

    Summertime brings warmer temperatures and, unfortunately, higher energy bills as a result. Here are a few tips to help you save some cash on your utility bills.

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  10. Tools for Buying a Car

    Tools for Buying a Car

    April 15, 2014

    There are many things to consider when buying a vehicle such as the vehicle's history, the vehicle's valuation, financing, and then finding the right monthly payment for you.

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  11. Ways to Reduce Debt

    Ways to Reduce Debt

    February 25, 2014

    Tips to reduce debt and improve your finances can vary from budgeting to listing debts to requesting lower interest rates.

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  12. Easy Ways to Save Money

    Easy Ways to Save Money

    October 23, 2013

    You can reduce spending without making big changes to your lifestyle. This isn't your typical list detailing how to spend less by sacrificing. We all know we could eat out less, buy fewer clothes, take fewer or less expensive vacations, clip coupons, make coffee at home instead of grabbing a latte, etc. But here are some ways to save money that you might not have thought of that are relatively pain-free.

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  13. Splash into Summer!

    Splash into Summer!

    March 24, 2011

    Summer is right around the corner and vacation season is almost here! Summertime also brings landscape and construction projects or perhaps even a new home! If any of these are in your future summer plans, you'll need to have a payment course of action.

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  14. It’s never too late to spring into Savings!

    Many people are getting ready for some major spring cleaning but instead of cleaning your house, start focusing on your savings. Now is a perfect time to start stashing away money and getting it organized.

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  15. Saying ‘I Do’? Tips for a budget friendly wedding.

    Planning for your wedding, with the wedding dresses, wedding reception, wedding decorations, not to mention the wedding rings can really stretch the wedding budget, check out personal loan or credit cards options that can help pay for all of these expenses.

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  16. Jaw dropping Valentine's Day gift ideas.

    Gift ideas and finance options for Valentine's Day loved ones. Whether you are considering jewelry, a new car, home remodel, plastic surgery or a vacation, we have finance options for them all.

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  17. Common Financial Info from CreditSoup

    Let CreditSoup help you understand some basic credit information from the difference to secured vs unsecured credit to refinancing options, we are there to help.

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  18. Credit Tips from CreditSoup

    Credit Tips from CreditSoup

    December 28, 2010

    CreditSoup will inform you of money saving tips, ways to improve your credit, which credit cards will provide the best rewards options, which insurance provider has the best auto insurance rates, etc...

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  19. Saving Money info from has products, services and tools to assist with saving money. The tips provided will help bring you closer to the financial freedom you have been searching for.

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