This Week on Financial Voices Radio

Date: 
December 6, 2012

Live this week on Financial Voices WURD 900 AM

December 6, 2012

  

This is the season of giving, but this is also the season of spending. And some of us tend to over spend and rack up a lot of debt during the holiday season. Nicole Singleton from Clarifi gives listeners tips on how to manage their money effectively this holiday season, so they can still buy gifts but save and avoid falling into debt.

  
Guest: Nicole Singleton

Clarifi (Non-profit agency)

  • As the Education Director for Clarifi she oversees their financial education programs on key topics related to basic money management, building and understanding credit/credit reports and reducing debt.  
  • Has over 14 years of experience in adult education and workforce development primarily as an educator and program manager with the Center for Literacy, a community-based non-profit providing basic adult education in math, reading and writing. 
  • Formerly a Program Director with District 1199C’s Training & Upgrading Fund, managing a team of adult educators and career coaches who handled educational, workforce, and personal development programs for incumbent healthcare industry workers and community residents seeking entrance into the healthcare industry.
Contact Information:
267-765-2717

 

Freedom Rings Consumer Minute

To help keep your holiday budget sound, check out these online resources:
Frugalliving.about.com -- has a Holiday on a Budget article 
abcnews.com -- Money tab offers 10 tips to not break the bank this holiday season
Philadelphia.cbslocal.com -- offers a list of affordable spots for holiday shopping here in Philadelphia
 
 
 

Show Hosts

Sharmain Matlock-Turner
President and CEO
Urban Affairs Coalition
 
Steve Sanders
CEO and CIS
StoneRidge Investment Partners
 
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