Tammy’s Take: Volunteer Profile Series: Joanne Stutz (CARE Kansas City)

Tammy’s Take: Volunteer Profile Series: Joanne Stutz (CARE Kansas City)

This month, I am going to kickstart a new recurring series: Volunteer Profiles.  I’d like to highlight some of our most dedicated volunteers and tell their stories, especially why they are passionate about financial education. As CARE grows and our volunteer base evolves, we feel it’s important to record and highlight the stories of many … Continue reading Tammy’s Take: Volunteer Profile Series: Joanne Stutz (CARE Kansas City)

August 20, 2019 0
Tammy’s Take: America’s Student Loan Crisis

Tammy’s Take: America’s Student Loan Crisis

College graduates across the country are looking to the future now that graduation season is over. There are also looking at how to pay their student loans. It is estimated, that the average student graduates with $29,000 of student loan debt. You may have seen the story in the news about billionaire Robert F. Smith … Continue reading Tammy’s Take: America’s Student Loan Crisis

July 10, 2019 0
My Student Loan Story

My Student Loan Story

My student loan story is full of numbers: May 17, 2015. June 27, 2037. $81,974.62. $77,606.98. $978. $655. 8.93% 6.74%. $111,400. 258. 761. Each of these numbers and dates holds significance and importance for me. They will follow me throughout my life as I tell my personal story of going to college, but my story … Continue reading My Student Loan Story

June 19, 2019 0
Tammy’s Take: CARE Makes An Impact

Tammy’s Take: CARE Makes An Impact

Photo Above: The map above shows the current locations of all active CARE chapters, where volunteers make an impact in their local communities. When I joined CARE as Executive Director at the beginning of May, my first question was “How can we see that CARE makes an impact?” The question is an important one in … Continue reading Tammy’s Take: CARE Makes An Impact

May 31, 2019 0
The Founder’s Corner, Edition 1: Making a Difference

The Founder’s Corner, Edition 1: Making a Difference

Editor’s Note: This post starts off a new tradition in 2019: The Founder’s Corner. Each month, CARE Founder Hon. John C. Ninfo II (ret.) will write about a different topic CARE related. This month, Judge Ninfo is going to talk about the main challenge many volunteers face: engaging with the schools and making a difference. There … Continue reading The Founder’s Corner, Edition 1: Making a Difference

January 17, 2019 0
CARE in the News: BadCredit.org Profile on CARE’s Financial Literacy Program

CARE in the News: BadCredit.org Profile on CARE’s Financial Literacy Program

BadCredit.org: Industry Experts Volunteer to Lead Credit Abuse Resistance Education (CARE) Programs, Bridging the Student Financial Literacy Gap On October 25, 2018, BadCredit.org published an article highlighting the CARE mission of financial education and the state of financial literacy in the country. This article is an update of an article published in 2016. BadCredit interviewed CARE … Continue reading CARE in the News: BadCredit.org Profile on CARE’s Financial Literacy Program

October 26, 2018 0