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Blog: Financial Empowerment Centers Offer FREE Help

By Jim Donovan: It’s been two years since the City of Philadelphia and Clarifi cut the ribbon on Financial Empowerment Centers designed to help local residents achieve financial stability. Two years later and now with […]


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Free College Planning Workshop 2/19 In Broomall PA

By Jim Donovan: Do you have a child heading off to college next year? Well if you’re wondering how you’re going to pay for it, you’re not alone. So Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union and […]


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Wells Fargo To Host Home Preservation Workshop Thursday 11/20

By Jim Donovan: Wells Fargo is hosting a free Home Preservation Workshop for customers who may be facing financial hardships and unable to pay their mortgage. The event will be held on Thursday, November 20 […]



Blog: FREE College Planning Workshops

By Jim Donovan: The process of planning and paying for college can certainly put a strain on your wallet. It can also put a strain on your family relationships. In an effort to support families […]



Clarifi Teams Up With PA Treasury, Holds College Finance Webinars

By Jim Donovan: As the college planning season ramps up and families consider their school options, many are wondering how they’re going to pay for it all. So Clarifi College is teaming up with the […]



FREE Financial Workshops For Women And College-Bound Families

By Jim Donovan: Always ready to help spread financial know-how, local nonprofit organization Clarifi is offering free workshops to empower women with their money and help families with the process of planning and paying for […]



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 […]



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 […]



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 […]



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 […]


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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.



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 […]



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 […]



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, […]



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 […]