Saturday, August 17, 2013

5 financial security resources

Here are five great financial security resources to share with students and parents facing financial hardships.

For educators who teach in high poverty areas, these are particularly important to keep on hand. Parents often do not know where to turn when facing financial hardships, so they turn to teachers. We are not experts, but we can share these five experts with them...

PEW Consumer Financial Security is an independent non-profit organization is driven by the power of knowledge to solve today’s most challenging problems. Pew applies a rigorous, analytical approach to improve public policy, inform the public and stimulate civic life.

Operation Hope is a silver rights empowerment, making free enterprise work for everyone.  They accomplish this through our work on the ground as the nonprofit private banker for the working poor, the underserved and struggling middle class. 

CFED is a multi-faceted organization working at the local, state and federal levels to create economic opportunity that alleviates poverty.

Center for Responsible Lending is a nonprofit, non-partisan organization that works to protect homeownership and family wealth by fighting predatory lending practices.

New America Foundation Asset Building Program is a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy institute that invests in new thinkers and new ideas to address the next generation of challenges facing the United States.

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