Category: Volunteerism

Your Brand Should Include a Social Mission

Your Brand Should Include a Social Mission

While going through our newsfeeds over the weekend, I came upon an article worth sharing. The piece, Why Your Brand Should Establish a Meaningful Social Purpose, was written by Joy Chen for Entrepreneur.com.  The reason it caught my attention is because the value of incorporating a social mission into your brand is varied and brings […]

November 1, 2016 | By More
Illinois JumpStart: Financial Smarts for Kids

Illinois JumpStart: Financial Smarts for Kids

If you ever want to see a more enthusiastic and mission-driven group of folks, it’s the members of Illinois JumpStart! It’s why I enjoy being a part of this community in Chicago.  We are all passionate about financial education and working together to empower individuals to live better money lives. In today’s Post, I wanted […]

October 29, 2014 | By More
America Saves Week:  How to Get Involved!

America Saves Week: How to Get Involved!

Holidays and special occasions are just plain fun.  It’s nice to mark the event with special activities and focus on the meaning of the celebration.   We just recently commemorated Dr. Martin Luther King Day and shortly it will be Washington’s Birthday on Monday, February 18.  For those of us who work in financial education, we’re […]

February 7, 2013 | By More
Volunteerism and Free Tax Return Prep Programs

Volunteerism and Free Tax Return Prep Programs

There was a time I was quite an active member in Toastmasters International, a public speaking organization. (1)  I joined a local club, and once I completed the first program – the Competent Communication manual – was awarded my first certification and acquired the CTM designation.  In the years to follow, I discovered the fulfilling […]

January 31, 2013 | By More