Finance

score a better future | credit spotlight | karla

FICO has committed to educating consumers through their national Score A Better Future program. This program brings together consumer advocates, credit educators, and community leaders in a series of free educational events across the country.  One of FICO’s key initiatives for Score A Better Future is to help communities of color, first time homebuyers, millennials, those with …

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Fun in the Sun – 5 Tips to Plan a Budget Friendly Getaway

Another summertime season is upon us, with a few different variables for us to consider. Where can we travel safely? Are there any restrictions? How can we enjoy the season without spending our savings? Take a look at these tips to help you make some room in your finances to refresh and recharge. Create a …

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If your State is Canceling Federal Unemployment: Use These 3 Tips

Across the country, states are beginning to opt-out of the federal unemployment benefits that have been helping families nationwide during the pandemic. In order to close the financial gap that impact many lives – specifically people of color, here are three ways to financially prepare: Inquire with local organizations about any remaining pandemic relief benefits …

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how to find scholarships for college students

Whether you’ve received all your university acceptance letters or are just starting the application process, you’re probably already thinking about how to pay for college. Getting a college degree is expensive – you have to pay for tuition, books, housing, transportation, and food at a minimum. Most people don’t have enough available cash to pay …

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3 tips to help you move beyond the basics of finance

Remember that internal feeling when you reached that place in your finance journey when basic needs no longer felt like a burden? The sense of accomplishment was something you couldn’t ignore – it reignited a fire and motivated you to stay the course. To up the ante, explore some new and exciting ways to re-establish …

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