From the Executive Director’s Desk: Trauma-Informed Financial Education

From the Executive Director’s Desk: Trauma-Informed Financial Education

“From the Executive Director’s Desk” is a monthly column written by CARE’s Executive Director, Anna Flores, about various Financial Literacy topics and CARE news. This month, Anna writes about trauma-informed financial education.   I recently read an interesting article in Charlotte Magazine and learned a new term, “Trauma-Informed Financial Education.” While others in the financial … Continue reading From the Executive Director’s Desk: Trauma-Informed Financial Education

February 05, 2018 0
February CARE Corner: Join a Board Committee

February CARE Corner: Join a Board Committee

New Way to Volunteer: Join A CARE Board Committee If you are interested in a different way to volunteer for CARE, consider serving on one of its board committees. The key committees where help is needed: Development, Education and Outreach, and Technology and Innovation. The Development Committee works to advance CARE’s mission by helping the … Continue reading February CARE Corner: Join a Board Committee

February 02, 2018 0
From The Executive Director’s Desk: 2018 Priorities

From The Executive Director’s Desk: 2018 Priorities

“From the Executive Director’s Desk” is a monthly column written by CARE’s Executive Director, Anna Flores, about various Financial Literacy topics and CARE news. This month, Anna writes about CARE’s 2017 progress and 2018 priorities. 2017 was an eventful year for CARE. We kicked off the year with the launch of our redesigned website and … Continue reading From The Executive Director’s Desk: 2018 Priorities

January 09, 2018 0
January CARE Corner: New Board Members

January CARE Corner: New Board Members

Every month, CARE publishes a column called the “CARE Corner” in the American Bankruptcy Institute’s “ABI Journal.” This is the January 2018 column republished and lightly edited for the website blog. Four New Members Elected to the CARE Board of Directors CARE held its winter Board Meeting at the ABI Winter Leadership Conference and elected … Continue reading January CARE Corner: New Board Members

January 04, 2018 0
Finding the Right Budgeting App For You

Finding the Right Budgeting App For You

Budgeting, the process of projecting expenses and recording transactions, is what helps me decide what I can buy and when. While budgets used to require diligent recording of receipts and careful stashing of cash- consumers today have dozens of digital options to keep track of their finances. In search of the perfect tool, I spent … Continue reading Finding the Right Budgeting App For You

December 28, 2017 0
Budgeting Methods 101

Budgeting Methods 101

You need a budget. It’s that simple. What isn’t simple, is making one and sticking to it. Simply put, a budget is a system that lets you track the money you bring in, the money you spend, and the money you save. There are dozens of websites and apps designed to help you wrangle your … Continue reading Budgeting Methods 101

October 05, 2017 0