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Debtors Anonymous

Debtors Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from compulsive debting.

The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop incurring unsecured debt. There are no dues or fees for […]

United Way SparkPoint Centers – Multiple Free Services

United Way’s SparkPoint Centers work with families and individuals to create personal financial plans that help achieve their goals. Instead of providing a one-time “hand out,” SparkPoint partners with families for multiple years, providing a full-range of services to help manage credit, grow income and build assets. […]

Job Corps – Career Technical & Educational Program for persons 16+

Information for Parents

Job Corps is the nation’s largest career technical and education program for young people of at least 16 years of age. A voluntary program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor, Job Corps provides eligible young men and women with an opportunity to gain the experience they need to begin a career […]

Attn: Non-Profits — Grant Opportunity from HHS (deadline 1/15/10)

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), an FDIC Money Smart partner, manages the Assets for Independence (AFI) program that provides grants to nonprofit and government agencies to fund financial education and help low-income families build assets through matched savings accounts called Individual Development Accounts. The next grant application deadline is January 15, […]

Money Smart for Young Adults: Strategies for the School Year

This is the second school year for Money Smart for Young Adults (MSYA), the FDIC’s financial education curriculum introduced in April 2008 for instructors to use to teach youths in the 12 to 21 age group, In this issue, Money Smart News is sharing some early success stories as well as some strategies that can […]

New FDIC site for Mortgage Foreclosure Info

FDIC Launches Foreclosure Prevention Initiative The FDIC has produced a free tool kit of information that will help homeowners and the banking industry avoid unnecessary foreclosures and stop scams that promise false hope to consumers at risk of losing their homes. The tool kit includes a new FDIC brochure entitled “Is Foreclosure Knocking at Your […]