"The time is right to provide a real, lasting solution for a population that's been struggling for too long," said Ivan Hand, MMI President and CEO. "In combining affordable housing with financial education and community engagement, we will be arming families with invaluable resources they'll be able to use for the rest of their lives."
For additional information, or to learn how to get involved in this community investment opportunity, contact Melinda.Opperman@springboard.org.
About Springboard Nonprofit Consumer Credit Management, Inc.SPRINGBOARD® Nonprofit Consumer Credit Management, Inc. ("Springboard") is an IRS 501(c)(3) nonprofit personal financial education and counseling organization founded in 1974. Springboard is an approved housing counseling regional intermediary by the U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development, and is accredited by the Council on Accreditation signifying the highest standards in the industry for agency governance, fiscal integrity, counselor certification and service delivery policies. In addition, Springboard is a member of both national industry associations; the National Foundation for Credit Counseling and the Association of Independent Credit Counseling Agencies. Springboard offers personal financial education and confidential counseling in foreclosure prevention, rent, reverse mortgage, pre-bankruptcy and debtor education, and debt and money management. Springboard provides telephone counseling services nationwide, and maintains offices in California, Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, South Carolina and Massachusetts for in-person sessions. Not all types of counseling are available at all locations. For more information on Springboard, please visit their web site at www.springboard.org or call 800.449.9818.
About Money Management InternationalAs a nonprofit, full-service credit counseling agency, Money Management International (MMI) has been helping consumers improve their lives through financial education since 1958. MMI provides confidential financial guidance, debt and budget counseling, HUD-certified housing counseling and EOUST-approved bankruptcy education to consumers nationwide. Counseling is available 24/7 by telephone and Internet or in person at more than 100 branch locations in 25 states. MMI is approved and accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA), National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) and Association of Independent Consumer Credit Counseling Agencies (AICCCA). To learn more, call 800.531.0511 or visit MoneyManagement.org. Contact: Melinda Opperman, 800-947-3752, ext. 7888, Melinda.Opperman@springboard.org SOURCE Money Management International