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For Low-Income Students, a New Graduation Equation


Naffie Baldeh was 27 when she decided to go back to school. A single mother in the South Bronx, she’d been in and out of community colleges over the years as her family obligations and financial circumstances allowed.

21 Savage and Get Schooled Launch the “21 Savage Bank Account” Campaign to Teach Teens Money Managing Basics

21 Savage’s Leading by Example Foundation to give 21 teens $1,000 to start their own bank accounts and take on financial literacy
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NEW YORK, March 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Today, 21 Savage and Get Schooled launched, “21 Savage’s Bank Account,” a campaign to teach teens money basics. The campaign, announced on Ellen today, includes a digital badge, 21 Savages’ money tips for young moguls, as well as the opportunity for young people to receive $1,000 from 21 Savage’s Leading by Example Foundation to start their own bank account and gain knowledge in financial literacy.

Citi Community Development Announces $2.6 Million Investment in Collaboration with 12 Municipalities and Regions, to Support Free Tax Preparation Services

Citi’s investment will expand awareness of Earned Income Tax Credits and availability of high quality free tax preparation services in 12 cities and regions across the country
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NEW YORK, January 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Citi Community Development announced today a $2.6 million investment to support free tax preparation services for eligible workers in major cities and regions across the country. Launched on National Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day, the investment will support municipal efforts to expand awareness, access and capacity of Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites during the 2018 tax season.

Scotiabank Recognized by Junior Achievement Americas With 2017's Transforming Education Award

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TORONTO, January 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank has been recognized by Junior Achievement Americas (JA) as the winner of the 2017 Transforming Education Award, the maximum recognition that JA gives to its partners at the regional level. Brent Currie, Scotiabank's Senior Vice-President of Brand Management and Marketing Services, received the award in Toronto, Ontario.

Loan Officer Helps New Residents Find Home, Sweet Home

Bela Singh, a mortgage loan officer with PNC, helps new American residents navigate the home mortgage process

The process of buying a home can be daunting for those born and raised in the United States, so imagine being new to this country eager to pursue the American dream, but not knowing where to start.

That was the case with Pradeep Ramamurthy who moved from Bangalore, India to California’s Bay Area with his wife, Priya Vijayendra, in 2011 for a new career as a project manager for an IT company.

CSD Learns recibió una subvención de $75,000 de

Wells Fargo Foundation para crear recursos educativos sobre finanzas en lenguaje de señas americano
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CSD Learns Awarded $75,000 Grant From Wells Fargo

Foundation to Create Financial Educational Resources in American Sign Language
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Helping Campus Partners Demonstrate the Value of Exceptional College Experiences

By: Barry Telford

From the kitchen table to the political stage, the ever-increasing cost to attend college has become a hot topic of discussion. As costs have risen, students have taken on more and more student loan debt and other forms of financial liability to finance their education. Adding to the apprehension, many of these students face an uncertain job market after graduation, making it difficult to manage living expenses and student loan payments.

VIDEO: HP World on Wheels | Digital Inclusion and Learning Labs

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Remote regions of emerging countries are often left behind in the connected global economy. HP is committed to build and deploy 48 mobile, self-contained, Internet-enabled digital inclusion and learning labs to help bridge this gap in rural India.

The program supports the Indian government’s Digital India initiative and aims to reach 6,400 Indian villages and impact more than 15 million people over the next six years. Bringing digital learning and community resources to millions in rural India, HP World on Wheels is opening doors and changing lives.

Wells Fargo: Giving College Dreams a Foundation to Grow From

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After learning about the investment at a Wells Fargo Advisors' Family Finance Night, Jesse Swanagan, a single father in St. Louis, is using a 529 college savings account to ensure his son will escape poverty and achieve something he wasn’t able to: a college degree. (You-Tube video: 3 minutes)


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