Education

The Student Debt Crisis. Stories every student should read.

REPORT SHOWS HIGHER EDUCATION’S DEBT-FINANCED SYSTEM BIASED ALONG CLASS AND RACIAL LINES Published in Empower Magazine: June 3,...Read More

CFPB: Recommendations for better Financial Literacy Education in Schools

CFPB: Recommendations for better Financial Literacy Education in Schools

By Alanna McCargo The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is taking the issue of financial literacy in schools (K-12) seriously and has put forth policy recommendations to fully integrate financial...Read More

5 Ways to Survive the College Tuition Hurdle

5 Ways to Survive the College Tuition Hurdle

Originally published in The Fiscal Times By LINDA STERN, Reuters April 22, 2013 This is the time of year when high school seniors start to calm down and their parents start to get anxious. The...Read More

Financial literacy: What’s my motivation?

Financial literacy: What’s my motivation?

Published on – April 16th, 2013 (by April Dykman) http://www.getrichslowly.org/blog/2013/04/16/financial-literacy-whats-my-motivation/ This post is from staff writer April Dykman. Were you...Read More

Real Barriers to Homeownership

New entrants to homeownership will need more financial education resources, training and financing programs to help navigate the process and become successful homeowners. First time homebuyers, millennials, new immigrants, minorities, women head of households are all projected to be the demographic types that will drive housing demand in the future. New focus, financial literacy programs, housing programs and credit access methods will be key to successfully serving the new housing market.

“If you get, GIVE. If you learn, TEACH.”

-Maya Angelou
4/4/28 – 5/28/14

 

Homeownership Advocacy: Affordable Housing Needs Your Voice & Support.

As a volunteer and advocate for Habitat for Humanity and its mission to make homeownership accessible to more families in need, I am sharing the below advocacy letter that everyone can send to their state and local representatives. Homeowners of the...Read More

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