CARE Chicago

Chapter Spotlight Series: CARE Chicago

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

October 28, 2019 0
Joe Schorer

Volunteer Profile Series: Joseph Schorer (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)

October 28, 2019 1
Student Loan Repayment

Student Loan Repayment- Tips For Success

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

October 24, 2019 0

CARE Chicago Visits Camelot (To Teach Personal Finance)

This blog has been republished from the Camelot Education’s October 3rd, 2019 blog post: “Camelot’s Excel Academy of South Shore Students Getting Lessons in Financial Literacy.” The content has been slightly edited for CARE’s editorial style. CARE Goes to Camelot Education to Teach Personal Finance Students at Camelot’s Excel Academy of South Shore are taking part … Continue reading CARE Chicago Visits Camelot (To Teach Personal Finance)

October 15, 2019 0
Volunteer Profiles

Volunteer Profile Series: Joanne Stutz (CARE Kansas City)

This month, we are going to kickstart a new recurring series: Volunteer Profiles.  We’d like to highlight some of CARE’s most dedicated volunteers and tell their stories, especially why they are passionate about financial education. As CARE grows and our volunteer base evolves, we feel it’s important to record and highlight the stories of many … Continue reading Volunteer Profile Series: Joanne Stutz (CARE Kansas City)

August 20, 2019 0
Student Loan Crisis

Tammy’s Take: America’s Student Loan Crisis

College graduates across the country are looking to the future now that graduation season is over. There are also looking at how to pay their student loans. It is estimated, that the average student graduates with $29,000 of student loan debt. You may have seen the story in the news about billionaire Robert F. Smith … Continue reading Tammy’s Take: America’s Student Loan Crisis

July 10, 2019 0