Category: Financial literacy

Oct 05

Pennsylvania Credit Unions Join with State in Program Aiming to Fight Inmate Recidivism

CU Today By CU Today Staff Credit unions joined with private partners and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to announce a new partnership aimed at reducing recidivism among those convicted of crimes through a financial literacy program. During the press conference yesterday at the headquarters of Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union, Gov. Tom Wolf, along with …

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Mar 21

Your Money, Your Goals: Focus on Reentry

This guide from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau provides information to help social service providers, financial educators, legal aid, and community-based organizations address the unique financial challenges faced by people in the justice system, both before and after release from incarceration. Topics include prioritizing and managing debt, rights around background reports, and accessing and fixing credit reports. The guide is …

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