Tag: Debt

Eileen DiNino: Sentenced to Death for Being Poor

Eileen DiNino, a 55 year old mother of 7 was found dead in a jail cell in Berks County, PA.  Ms. DiNino was serving a 2 day sentence for failure to pay $2,000 in fines for truancy. Did something happen? Was she scared to death?” said District Judge Dean R. Patton, who reluctantly sent DiNino…
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You Can Earn $8 for Every $1 You Save with WVIDA

The WVIDA Initiative is an asset building tool designed to help low-income families with special savings accounts known as IDA (Individual Development Accounts). IDAs empower them to work toward their goals of owning a home, starting a new business, or getting an education. What makes an IDA so special is that for every dollar you…
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Get a Free Credit Report

The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) requires each of the nationwide consumer reporting companies — Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion — to provide you with a free copy of your credit report, at your request, once every 12 months. To order, visit annualcreditreport.com, call 1-877-322-8228, or complete the Annual Credit Report Request Form and mail it…
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Free Credit Counseling

Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Southern WV is a nonprofit agency that offers ways to get out of debt and use credit wisely. Their services are FREE. Their services include budget counseling, debt management planning, financial education programs, Home purchasing counseling, delinquency and foreclosure counseling, reverse mortgage counseling and credit report review. All FREE of…
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