August Newsletter

As school is about to start, it is time to start thinking about your spending habits. In recent years, the use of credit cards has declined drastically among college students. Although there is a negative stigmatism surrounding the use of credit cards, they are essential to building up your credit score.   Shop for credit…

March Newsletter: Start teaching your children financial education today

Start teaching your children financial education today It is never too early to start teaching financial education to your kids. About 1 in 5 children in the U.S. don’t meet baseline levels for age appropriate financial literacy proficiency. Choosing one day a week to focus on basic financial concepts like goal setting, budgeting, managing spending,…

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January Newsletter: New Year’s Resolutions & CAF Events in the Community

2018… It’s time to start fresh. Whether you’re planning to improve your physical health, get more organized, or simply enjoy life to the fullest, New Year’s is a fantastic time to set lifestyle-changing goals. One of the best New Year’s Resolutions you can have is to improve your financial health. We’ve created a list of some…

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Our Homes, Our Voices

In the coming fiscal year, caps on federal discretionary spending will be about $3 billion less than the year before. This means that without an increase in the spending caps, Congress will have to cut funding for discretionary programs, meaning affordable housing programs administered by the Departments of Housing and Urban Development and Agriculture are…