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Reset Your Priorities: How Homeownership Can Rebuild a City


HomeFree USA's Marcia Griffin Says Individual Economic Empowerment Can Be Transformative

We often point out all of the ways that homeownership can help consumers. Yet we sometimes overlook how it can also literally transform cities....

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STUDENT LOANS AND WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THEM SINCE THE GUY WHO USED TO PROTECT CONSUMERS ON THE FEDERAL LEVEL JUST QUIT!


  September 10, 2018 – This is serious, people. As of September 1, Seth Frotman is no longer the Student Loan Ombudsman in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Why should that matter? Well, in what was his former position, he played an essential role in protecting the consumer by providing assistance to student loan […]

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Michelle Charles Teaches How to Make Smart Financial Decisions at any Age


Michelle Charles

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The Fearless Tamika Stembridge


The Fearless Tamika Stembridge

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dfree Young Money Stories


Young Money Stories

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dfree® Homecoming Conference Booklet


 

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Living dfree®: 3rd Quarter 2018 E-Magazine


Meet Tamika Stembridge dfree® Exec. Dir. who shares how to take calculated risks; find highlights of the upcoming dfree Homecoming Conference; learn how mentors enhance your professional life; and more! Read the current issue now.

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Testimony Monday: 850 FICO


850 FICO is a comedic improv team made of actors Ayinde Howell (@ayinde), Dior Allen (@actordiorallen), Dyani Rejae (@dyanirejae), Kalilah Harris (@thisiskalilah), Kendra Hill (@mymisshill), and writer Rochée Jeffrey (@_iamrochee_). It started as a joke. While thinking of names for our improv group we were discussing our financial troubles. As creatives, our income fluctuates. We [...]

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Lynnette Khalfani-Cox: Vigilant Warrior Against Debt


p{ color: black; } One of the most popular questions The Money Coach Lynnette Khalfani-Cox gets asked is how to improve one’s credit score. While inquirers may be hoping for a quick fix, establishing and maintaining good credit requires thoughtful action, or as Lynnette likes to call it, a game plan. “It’s incumbent upon us [...]

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Living dfree®: April 2018 E-Magazine


Lynnette Khalfini-Cox is a vigilant warrior against debt who explains how to repair credit; meet the Billion Dollar Challenge winner: an army veteran and a single mother; God’s Gurls talk music, ministry and money; and more! Read the April 2018 issue now.

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Soaries speaks at Renew Conference


Union, New Jersey – Highlighting the need for African Americans to become debt free, dfree® Founder DeForest B. Soaries, Jr., spoke at the Union BaptistChurch Renew: Church Leaders & Laity Conference. “My job is to motivate and teach leadership that it is possible to be free and they, in turn, teach their congregations how to [...]

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