Student Loan Consolidation and Student Loan Forgiveness: Know The Facts (As Reported By Eric Lafleche on

If you’re a current college student, or a recent graduate, you’re likely all too familiar with the associated costs. It’s no secret that attending an institution of higher learning, or even just trying to further one’s education, presents certain financial barriers. With the current COVID-19 pandemic upon us, the effects of these costs are further… Read More

“Celebrating More Than Two Decades of Civic Engagement and Social Justice”

NEW YORK, N.Y. – On Monday, June 8, Working in Support of Education (W!se) celebrated the 25th Anniversary of Quality of Life INNOVATIONS (QLI). Despite widespread school closures and a nation in lockdown, more than 125 guests marked the occasion by attending a virtual ceremony, which culminated with the announcement of the 2020 prize winners…. Read More

Two Types of Wallets? How You Store Cryptocurrency Matters (As Reported By Pedro Febrero of Toshi Times)

Are you “curious about crypto”? If you’re familiar with the world of finance, you may have heard about cryptocurrencies. They offer a completely digital and decentralized alternative to traditional fiat currency (i.e. the U.S. dollar). An added bonus is that, by nature, they are deflationary, meaning there’s a finite supply available. Once the blockchain for… Read More

Temporary Reprieve Offered For These Bills During COVID-19 Pandemic (As Reported by Susannah Snider of U.S. News & World Report)

If you’re like many, you’re probably feeling the economic effects the COVID-19 pandemic. And that’s perfectly understandable. The important thing to remember is that you’re not in this alone. Yes, there are still expenses you’ll need to manage. Yes, managing one’s budget is as now as important as it’s ever been. But that doesn’t mean… Read More

A Quick Guide to Credit Checks (As Reported by Oscar Gonzalez of CNET)

Whether you’re new or acclimated to the world of personal finance, you’ve probably heard the term “credit score”. To put it in simple terms, it’s a rating for a person’s reliability to pay back loans. The higher the number, the better. And several factors can influence this number. If you’re on time with payments, great!… Read More

How A Global Pandemic Can Produce A Clean Financial Slate (as reported by Maryalene LaPonsie of U.S. News & World Report)

Look, no one is going to argue that the overall effects of COVID-19 are positive. It has becoming increasingly clear that as a society, we’ve been overwhelmingly under-prepared. However, amidst the public panic and increasing political divide, one thing is certain. We have an opportunity to re-evaluate our financial situations, and adjust accordingly. Given the… Read More