Fraud: What does it look like? Over the years, I’ve come across various attempts to get my personal information to be used for fraudulent purposes. I’ve been notified that I’ve won several lotteries, am the recipient of unclaimed funds, have the investment opportunity of a lifetime or received a notification from a government agency that … Continue reading From The Executive Director’s Desk: Let’s Talk About Fraud
Each month, CARE publishes a column called the “CARE Corner” in the American Bankruptcy Institute’s “ABI Journal.” This is the July 2018 column republished and lightly edited for the website blog. This month we share some chapter highlights and news about the staff. Chapter Highlights: CARE Kansas City Coordinator Receives Distinguished Counselor Award from KCMBA … Continue reading July CARE Corner: CARE Chapter Highlights + Recurring Donations
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