Today, we’re excited to launch our financial coaching initiative. We’re cohosting the launch with the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and the event will take place at 11:30 a.m. EDT.
This expansion builds on the success of last year’s launch of Your Money, Your Goals. Since then, we’ve trained over 2,000 frontline staff in both public and private non-profit social service organizations.
In the six months since we announced the release of Your Money, Your Goals: A Financial Empowerment Toolkit for Social Services Programs, organizations across the country have been at work equipping frontline social services staff to use its information and tools to help their clients learn financial decision-making skills. This comprehensive guide to empowered financial decision-making covers topics like budgeting daily expenses, managing debt, and avoiding financial tricks and traps.
This week, we’re launching our latest effort to help you navigate the market, ask the questions, and take the steps that will help you to find the mortgage that’s right for you. We’re calling it Owning a Home.
Consumer Advisory: Student loan debt relief companies may cost you thousands of dollars and drive you further into debt
We are warning all student loan borrowers who have trouble managing their student debt to watch out for scams run by companies promising “student debt relief.” These companies prey on distressed borrowers who run into trouble and struggle to figure out what comes next.
Thanksgiving is a great time to touch base with your family and make sure that everyone is doing well, physically, mentally, and financially.
Resources in Spanish that could help thousands of older Hispanics spot financial exploitation and scams
Nearly 1.5 million – or two-in-five- older Hispanics have limited English language proficiency and speak Spanish only. Their limited access to trusted information and resources in Spanish hampers their ability to detect, respond to and report abuse.
Imagina que alguien te dice que tú debes dinero por una deuda que ya pagaste. ¿Te molesta y te frustra, verdad? Además, te cuesta más dinero y más tiempo.
Reverse mortgages are a special type of home equity loan sold to homeowners aged 62 years and older, which are repaid when the borrowers sell the home, move out, or die. It’s a complicated type of loan that works best for homeowners who carefully consider all of their options.
We understand that fear – it’s why we built our Paying for College tool. It helps students and recent graduates inform themselves about the true cost of college and the repayment options available after graduation.