Spotlight on CARE – Credit Abuse Resistance Education

CARE - A financial literacy program for students and young adults taught by bankruptcy professionals focusing on budgeting, saving, and obtaining and using credit responsibly.   WHAT THEY¬†DO Founded in 2002, the Credit Abuse Resistance Education (CARE) program, seeks to educate high school and college students on the responsible use of credit and other fundamentals … Continue reading Spotlight on CARE – Credit Abuse Resistance Education

Three New Projects Funded by WFM in 2015

The Women's Foundation of Montana¬†(WFM) funded three new projects throughout 2015 with a focus on financial capacity building: the Prosperity Club (sponsored by Rural Dynamics), Start Smart wage negotiation and financial education workshops for young women, and the upcoming Penny Conference for women in Missoula, MT on January 20, 2016. Prosperity Club is a group … Continue reading Three New Projects Funded by WFM in 2015

Utah is teaching financial literacy in high school classrooms, and it’s working.

There is a disturbing trend among college students when it comes to carrying debt. Utah is using a successful approach to reverse the trend - required financial literacy coursework in the classroom. Read the full article by Jake Busby from the Personal Finance Employee Education Foundation below.   How do college students behave financially and … Continue reading Utah is teaching financial literacy in high school classrooms, and it’s working.