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Blog: Clarifi & WOMEN’S WAY Host Affordable Care Act Panel

By Jim Donovan: Clarifi and WOMEN’S WAY are excited to announce that their Affordable Care Act event has been rescheduled with a new date and place; the event will now be held on Saturday, January […]

01/14/2014

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BLOG: Questions About Affordable Care? Get Answers At 12/14 Event

* UPDATE: Due to the possibility of bad weather, this event is being canceled and will be rescheduled. By Jim Donovan: Two months after the start of open enrollment, The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) has […]

12/05/2013

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Blog: Clarifi Holding FREE College Planning Workshops

By Jim Donovan:  Financial literacy organization Clarifi is holding FREE college planning workshops in the Philadelphia region now through November.  The workshops are part of the nonprofit’s college planning service, Clarifi College, and are designed […]

09/18/2013

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Blog: 7/17 Financial Scam Workshop For Military

By Jim Donovan:  In honor of the first annual National Military Consumer Protection Day,  local financial literacy organization Clarifi is partnering with The Philadelphia Veterans Multi-Service & Education Center (PVMSEC) to hold an education workshop […]

07/16/2013

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With Gov’t-Backed Student Loan Rates Doubling, Private Loans Seen As Little Salvation

Two-thirds of college students depend on loans to get a higher education, graduating with an average of $26,000 in debt.

07/15/2013

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Blog: Free FinanciallyHers Savvy Summer Series

By Jim Donovan:  The weather isn’t the only thing heating up this summer. Local financial literacy organization Clarifi is unveiling its FREE FinanciallyHers Savvy Summer Series.  Running July through August, six financial education workshops are […]

07/10/2013

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Blog: College Debt Workshops

By Jim Donovan:  As Congress debates on student loan interest rates and student loan totals continue to rise, more families are looking for ways for students to graduate with less college debt.  If you are […]

06/05/2013

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Blog: CLARIFI Hosts FREE Women & Finance Event

By Jim Donovan:  On average, women will be on their own financially for one third of their adult lives.  Are you ready?  Well the amazing folks at Clarifi, our region’s leading non-profit credit counseling organization, […]

05/13/2013

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BLOG: Philly Launches 6 Financial Counseling Centers

By Jim Donovan: The City of Philadelphia today launched six Financial Empowerment Centers to provide free, confidential, professional financial counseling to Philadelphia residents. Philadelphia is one of five U.S. cities providing the service thanks to […]

03/19/2013

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BLOG: Pilot Program For Student Loan Debt Counseling

By Jim Donovan:   Are you having problems paying your student loans?  If so, you’re not alone!  Student loan debt in the U.S. has been soaring and the percentage of borrowers more than 90 days delinquent […]

02/28/2013

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BLOG: Philadelphia Saves Week Savings Tips

By Jim Donovan: Get out the party hats! It’s Philadelphia Saves Week! An annual effort to spread awareness about the benefits of saving and living within a budget.   Do the words saving and budget have […]

02/26/2013

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Stress, Debt Mounting For Christmas Shopping Procrastinators

A financial expert says his not only adds to your stress level, but it can make a real dent in your budget if you are not careful.

12/17/2012

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BLOG: Shredder Event Saturday in Philly

By Jim Donovan:  Do you have any sensitive documents that you want shredded?  Well Clarifi, a local non-profit consumer credit counseling organization is teaming up with Citibank this Saturday and hosting a shredding event. Here […]

10/25/2012

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3 On Your Side: Foreclosure Help Available On Tuesday

Are you having a difficult time paying your mortgage? While the economy is slowly improving, it’s not happening fast enough for those at risk of losing their homes.

06/18/2012

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BLOG: Save Your Home Informational Sessions In NJ

By Jim Donovan: New Jersey saw 11,037 foreclosures in 2011. Now, as the robo-signing scandal winds down and the foreclosure pipeline opens up, that number is expected to rise. If you’re in danger of losing […]

06/01/2012

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