Last week we shared that the best way for borrowers to avoid a student loan debt relief scam is to fully understand their student loans and to remember there’s nothing a company can do for them that they can’t do for themselves, for free. This week’s blog shares ways to help identify if a company doesn’t have … Continue reading Top 5 Warning Signs That May Signal A Student Loan Debt Relief Scam (Part 2 of 2)
During the 3rd Annual CARE Holiday Reception, our team presented the annual CARE Volunteer Awards on December 5th, 2019 in Palo Ranchos Verdes, CA. The three awards are nominated by volunteers and highlight the hard work and successes by our volunteers across the country. Congratulations to all of our winners and thank you to every … Continue reading Announcing the 2019 CARE Volunteer Awards
The following entry is presented by CARE Minneapolis volunteer, Hon. Greg Kishel (ret.), who recently visited Poland to teach English, using the CARE curriculum in his lessons. Judge Kishel offered this essay about his time teaching budgeting in Poland and his account has only been lightly edited for online publication. Thank you, Judge! —- Deep … Continue reading A Volunteer Perspective: Teaching Budgeting in Poland
Posted on December 9th, 2019 | By the National Association of Student Loan Administrators, Inc. There’s an old expression: “Nobody cares more about your money than you do.” Maybe it’s not always technically true for your students, but the lesson behind it is important: when it comes to personal finances, trust no one above yourself. … Continue reading Avoiding Student Loan Scams, Fraudsters, and Fake Help (Part 1 of 2)
One thing that many people are surprised to learn when they encounter the CARE staff team is that there are only two of us. Our Executive Director Tammy Hettinger joined in May, and as Program Manager, I have had the pleasure of working for CARE for over three years now. When you have a staff … Continue reading What I’m Thankful For This Year- CARE Volunteers
#GivingTuesday began years ago as a local event dedicated to giving back after Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Today, it is an international movement, uniting millions of people around the world with one goal: help others. Individuals, families, organizations, businesses, and neighborhoods come together to support the causes they believe in and the communities in … Continue reading #GivingTuesday is December 3rd, 2019– Please consider supporting CARE!