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!
CARE Chicago is one of CARE’s original and longest operating chapters. Covering both Chicago and the immediate suburbs of Chicagoland, the chapter is comprised of approximately 100 volunteers and reaches dozens of schools each year. As a volunteer group, they have pioneered many CARE advances over the years including our new chapter website template, an … Continue reading Chapter Spotlight Series: CARE Chicago
This month we are pleased to share our latest volunteer profile on Joe Schorer. Joe has spent the last 17 years leading the Chicago Chapter and currently serves on CARE’s Board of Directors. He was recently recognized with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Chicago Chapter for his efforts to advance financial literacy in the … Continue reading Volunteer Profile Series: Joseph Schorer (CARE Chicago)
Student Loan Repayment – Tips for Success For the class of 2019 graduates, the six-month grace period on your federal student loans is ending soon. Do you know where to find your loans? Are you ready for repayment? Here are a few things to do to get ready: First, track down your federal loans at … Continue reading Student Loan Repayment- Tips For Success