student loan and paying for college

Student Loan Financial Education

Beginning your college career may be extremely frightening, but applying for a student loan can be even worse. There are many different sources of funding to cover college tuition, including grants, scholarships, savings, student income, family income, and student loans. Student loans have notoriously been...

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Happy New (Fiscal) Year!

Thank you for helping us to reach our fundraising goals for 2016-17! Your generosity and support helped us to: nourish and engage over 1200 seniors and disabled in the West Valley, feed over 195 client pets, educate over 375 women through the Own It Financial Education...

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importance of insurance

The Importance of insurance, do you have it right?

In honor of National Insurance Day (June 28th). We would like to address the importance of Insurance and why it is a necessary evil. To address the importance of insurance for each of us individually we need ask questions about ourselves so that we are...

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The World YWCA Vision

The YWCA was founded in the United Kingdom in 1855 by Lady Mary Jane Kinnaird and Emma Robarts. The movement spread quickly across the world and has been at the forefront to advance women’s rights in areas such as the European refugee crisis after World War II,...

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Be Proud and Celebrate Mother’s Day

It’s such a grand thing to be a mother of a mother — that’s why the world calls her grandmother. — Unknown This quote has taken on new meaning to me as my first granddaughter was born on March 22, 2017.  It is a startling revelation to walk...

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Stand Against Racism is a signature campaign of YWCA USA

Stand Against Racism is a signature campaign of YWCA USA to build community and raise awareness about the negative impact of institutional and structural racism in our communities. This program builds community among those who work for racial justice, raises awareness about racism, and encourages...

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