By Jim Donovan: Two months after the start of open enrollment, The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) has left many people wondering how the law will impact them. In an effort to help individuals and families […]
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 […]
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 […]
Two-thirds of college students depend on loans to get a higher education, graduating with an average of $26,000 in debt.
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
There is more than a 30 percent increase in foreclosure filings in the Philadelphia area than this time last year and experts are expecting it to rise.