Last week, the Consumer Federation of America and VantageScore Solutions, released the findings from their 8th annual survey on what consumers know about credit scores. The findings clearly show that those consumers who have recently obtained their credit score know much more about the meaning of credit scores than those who have not obtained their … Continue reading From the Executive Director’s Desk: Do You Know Your Credit Score?
CARE Starts New Chapters in Louisiana, Montana, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia Since the start of 2018, CARE has started new chapters in the following locations: Alexandria, LA; Butte, MT; Austin, TX; Norfolk, VA; Roanoke, VA; and West Virginia (statewide). The Alexandria chapter will be led by Bankruptcy Judge John Kolwe (W.D. LA). Bankruptcy Judge … Continue reading June CARE Corner: New Chapters And June Travel
The opinions expressed below are my own and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the members of CARE’s Board of Directors or its’ Board of Advisors. New Director & New Directions Just as I thought a government agency was taking meaningful actions against deceptive and fraudulent practices in the financial services marketplace, President Trump … Continue reading From the Executive Director’s Desk: Who’s Protecting Students?
CARE would like to thank its readers for their support of Financial Literacy. With your support, we were able to make Financial Literacy Month a huge success. We hope to see you this summer- check out our travel schedule for more details. CARE Goes to Washington (for Financial Literacy Month) For National Financial Literacy Month, … Continue reading May CARE Corner: Financial Literacy Month Recap +’18 Travel Schedule
During April’s National Financial Literacy Month, our CARE team has talked a lot about the importance of saving, having good credit and the work of many different financial education organizations. The CARE team includes the hundreds of amazing CARE Volunteers in 36 states, D.C. and Puerto Rico. Each CARE volunteer works hard to make a … Continue reading Financial Literacy Month: Become a Financial Education Champion
April is National Financial Literacy Month. A time when we reflect upon and bring awareness to the critical need for financial education for consumers of all ages. In my last blog, I talked about what is lacking in financial education in the US. This month I’d like to talk about what’s going right in financial … Continue reading From The Executive Director’s Desk: Recognizing Our Financial Literacy Partners