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October 27, 2010

Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Greater Dallas, Inc. (CCCS of Greater Dallas) hosted a Community Town Hall on Improving Financial Literacy on October 27, 2010. The free, financial education panel was open to the public and featured financial experts: Elisabeth Leamy, financial author and "Good Morning America" Consumer Correspondent; Alfreda Norman, Community Affairs Officer for the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas; Pamela Yip, Finance Writer for the Dallas Morning News; and Todd Mark, Vice President of Education for CCCS of Greater Dallas.  In addition to the foundation blocks of financial literacy, event topics included:

  • Surviving and recovering from unemployment
  • Managing debt levels
  • Building and maintaining good credit
  • Building savings and other assets
  • Creating best practices to create stability and security moving forward.

For information on Texas Jump$tart's Partner, CCCS of Greater Dallas, please click on www.cccs.net.