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Description of CARE program - Chicago Suburbs 2018

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This Short memo describes the Chicago CARE program's recent work in Chicago suburbs.

Description of CARE program - Chicago 2018

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This Short memo describes the Chicago CARE program's recent work in Chicago.

Chicago Care

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This flyer gives the key facts about the Chicago Credit Abuse Resistance Education program.

Budgeting and Saving
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This classroom handout guides the audience through the budgeting and saving module of “Get Smart About Credit”

Credit and Debit Cards Graphical Organizer

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This classroom handout guides the audience through the credit card module of “Get Smart About Credit”

Credit Reports and Credit Scores Graphical Organizer

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This classroom handout guides the audience through the credit reports module of “Get Smart About Credit”

Credit Theft Skit

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This skit can be handed out to audience members to role play during a CARE presentation. It teaches the steps to follow if a consumer discovers the consumer is the victim of identity theft.

341 Skit

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As part of the price of getting a bankruptcy discharge, a debtor must submit to cross-examination by a bankruptcy trustee. This realistic skit shows the audience what the debtor must endure. Assign roles for this skit so that the audience can see what happens at this examination.

Important Credit Bureau Info

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Key contact information for the major credit bureaus.

List of Useful Web Sites

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Simple and important rules for keeping your finances under control. Plus web sites for finding scholarships, comparing credit card offers and handling other financial decisions.

Summary of Major Federal Student Loans

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Key features for the school year 2016-2017 related to federal grants and student loans.

Student Loan Decision Path - Audience Version

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A graphical organizer that takes the audience members through the logical analytical path for calculating the amount and type of student loans they can afford. Challenge the audience to fill in the blanks!

Student Loan Decision Path - Presenter Version

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The same graphical organizer as the audience version, with red highlighted cues for the presenter to guide the audience to the smart answers.

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