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Hello, my name is Alexis and I am a current Honors student at Austin Community College and a former active participant in the Gaining Momentum program. Gaining Momentum is an

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EMERGENCY BROADBAND BENEFIT PROGRAM (Free money? Covid assistance? Wifi Bill?)

Hey there all you Riverbats and money savers. It’s Arjana back with more information on…you guessed it! Saving money. I received an email back in May from the “US DEPARTMENT

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Building Financial Wellness

“The ability to meet all financial needs, today and over time; feel secure in the financial future; absorb a financial shock; and have the financial freedom to make choices to

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William’s Reflection: The Peer Money Mentor Program

Before the pandemic, there were a dozen of us all seated in a circular arrangement within one of the compact meeting rooms at Highland. The topic of the day was

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Shannon’s Reflection: Peer Money Mentor Program

While participating in ACC’s Peer Money Mentor Program, my entire perception of finances has changed. I know that may sound dramatic, but it’s true! Before this program, I avoided finances

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Winter Storm Recovery

Snow in Texas. When Snow Storm Uri hit Texas mid February, that week was like a moment in the Twilight Zone. It was all fun and games at first. After

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How To Use Your Tax Refund

$3,000, $30,000, $1,000,000 and even $11,000,000 have been made (the last one is alleged) by individuals investing in GameStop. It’s all pretty glamorous. But while these investors will be facing

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William’s Take on “Pressure Creates Diamonds” a Money Management Talk

Hey guys, I recently attended a webinar featuring Patriots linebacker Brandon Copeland and CFPB Director Kathy Kraninger and their talk about finances during the Coronavirus pandemic. Brandon Copeland is definitely

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Shannon’s 3 Ps to Maintaining Financial Wellness – the video edition!

Earlier this semester, Shannon wrote a stellar blog post on her three Ps to maintaining financial wellness. The blog post was such a hit, that she kept going and turned

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Do you hear that…..? Is it a mummy groaning..? Perhaps a vampire hissing… Wait… It’s your bank account crying because the holidays are coming! Finances during the holiday don’t have

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