CARE Frequently Asked Questions

What is CARE?   Credit Abuse Resistance Education (CARE) is a national, nonprofit organization providing students and young adults with the skills they need to make smart financial decisions. CARE is a volunteer-driven organization, with a network of expert volunteers in chapters across the country who give free educational presentations in high schools, colleges and community … Continue reading CARE Frequently Asked Questions

April 26, 2022 0

How CARE Began by Founder Judge Ninfo

It all started in 1997, five years after I was sworn in as a Federal Bankruptcy Judge for the Western District of New York. Although I sat in Rochester, my jurisdiction included Canandaigua and all of Monroe and Ontario counties. In those five years, I found myself every day dealing with individual debtors. It was … Continue reading How CARE Began by Founder Judge Ninfo

April 08, 2022 0

CARE Announces First Recipient of Hon. John C. Ninfo, II Award

Credit Abuse Resistance Education (CARE) is proud to announce the inaugural recipient of its Hon. John C. Ninfo, II Award, Lynn Tavenner of the law firm of Tavenner and Beran, PLC in Richmond, Va. The award, named after CARE’s founder, was created to recognize exemplary service to CARE and the advancement of financial literacy education. … Continue reading CARE Announces First Recipient of Hon. John C. Ninfo, II Award

April 07, 2022 0

CARE Chicago Presented with 2021 Chapter of the Year Award

The CARE Team would like to thank the Chicago Chapter for its outstanding work in 2021 in support of our mission to empower then next generation for financial success through volunteer-led education. The picture shown above is from our awards ceremony in December with Dan Fisher, CARE Chairman and Hon. Jan Baer, CARE Chicago.  In … Continue reading CARE Chicago Presented with 2021 Chapter of the Year Award

January 31, 2022 0

Promises of Student Loan Relief Can Lead to Big Regrets

Everywhere we turn these days, Americans are being bombarded with student loan debt relief and opportunities to refinance loans at lower rates.  On the surface, these offers sound enticing especially when many of us struggle to make ends meet.  With inflation at a 40-year high, on average, Americans are paying an extra $250 a month … Continue reading Promises of Student Loan Relief Can Lead to Big Regrets

January 27, 2022 0

7 Budgeting Apps to Help You Manage Your Money

We are happy to share a guest blog post by Arizona Central Credit Union about budgeting apps that will help you better manage your money! https://www.azcentralcu.org/blog/7-budgeting-apps-help-you-manage-your-money Budgeting is one of the many tools available in the financial stability toolbox. However, it’s only useful if handled properly. Unfortunately, many Americans neglect to use this tool to … Continue reading 7 Budgeting Apps to Help You Manage Your Money

December 29, 2021 0