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Winner of Apprisen's "Mortgage or Rent Payment" Sweepstakes Announced

Sweepstakes WinnerJarred Latta, sweepstakes winner and Re'Donna Thompson, Louisville
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(Columbus, Ohio, January 6, 2016)--- Mr. Jared Latta was selected as the winner of the “Mortgage or Rent Payment” Sweepstakes sponsored by Apprisen, the nation’s oldest nonprofit credit counseling agency. Mr. Latta's name was selected at random from all entries. Winners had only to register at Apprisen’s website or send in an entry between October 15 and December 15, 2015.  

“Housing payments represent a sizeable segment of one’s monthly budget,” said Michael Kappas, President and CEO of Apprisen. “We’re pleased that we could provide such a significant prize to the lucky winner during this time of year.” 

When Mr. Latta received the call from Apprisen about winning the sweepstakes, it almost sounded too good to be true. “The holiday season is a financial burden to many families every year. Not only do I have my regular monthly expenses, but I also have to find the extra means to account for holiday costs,” Mr. Latta pointed out. “Thankfully, this year I don’t have to worry about trying to make ends meet.”

Mr. Latta used some of the prize winnings to make his holiday season more enjoyable, but also set some aside for future use. “Not only was I able to travel to visit my family, but I was able to get gifts for everyone and put some money into my savings to help in future financial endeavors,” Mr. Latta stated. “I am grateful to Apprisen for this amazing opportunity that will continue to help me in years to come.”

About Apprisen
Apprisen has been providing confidential, comprehensive financial counseling and education services for over sixty years. Based in Columbus, Ohio, Apprisen has twenty-one local counseling offices in eight states and provides phone and online counseling nationally. Apprisen is a member of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling, accredited by the Council on Accreditation, and a member in good standing with the Better Business Bureau. For more information, visit


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