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April 26, 2024
Exploring the Relationship Between Anxiety and Poverty (plus 5 tips to manage anxiety) 
We’ve all felt butterflies in our stomachs before going to the dentist, taking an exam, or entering a job interview.  Anxiety is a normal part of life, and at low...
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March 31, 2024
The Impact of Temporary Homeless on Children (plus 5 ways you can help)
If there’s something we can all agree on, it's that children deserve love, care, and the resources they need to thrive.  Sadly, many children aren’t getting those core needs met....
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February 29, 2024
Why it Works: An Introduction to RaiseUp Families’ Intervention Model
Many well-intentioned people and organizations want to help families in need create a more sustainable future for themselves. But far too often, families continue to struggle despite numerous and varied...
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January 26, 2024
Generational Poverty: Unraveling the Persistent Threads of Financial Struggle
Are you routinely stressed about finances? Have you ever skipped meals or decided not to pursue medical care because you simply didn’t have the funds? Are you scraping by, living...
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December 21, 2023
5 Steps Toward Becoming Financially Self-Sufficient
Do you long for a life that isn’t financially dependent on others? Do you want to take your finances to the next level of security and freedom?  If so, this...
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November 30, 2023
Resources for Career and Vocational Improvement
Searching for resources can be an overwhelming process.  Moving toward financial freedom and stability isn’t an easy process. It takes work and holistic care. If you’re feeling overwhelmed, take heart!...
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October 30, 2023
Donating This Season? Three Steps to Choosing a Trusted Nonprofit
As the weather grows colder and you join the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, you may feel inspired to give back. After all, you want to help people...
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September 30, 2023
Stepping Stones to Success: Overcoming Career Obstacles (Plus 7 Ways Employers Can Help)
Do you feel stuck at your low-income job? Are you struggling financially and worried about the effect on your children?  The barriers to a quality job that pays the bills...
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August 30, 2023
Achieving Financial Stability: A Guide for Families and Communities
Here’s an important statistic: finances are the number one cause of stress in the United States.  In a 2020 study by CreditWise, people ranked finances as significantly more stressful than...
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July 30, 2023
Understanding Hidden Rules Among Classes
A Framework for Understanding Poverty: What it Is and Why it Matters Have you ever watched someone spend their money on something frivolous and wondered: Why on earth are they...
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June 30, 2023
A Guide to Helping Families in Financial Need
Hello there, friend! If you’re here, you probably have some questions about how to effectively help families in financial need.  We’re glad you’re here! In this blog, we’ll address two...
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May 30, 2023
7 Contributing Factors to Financial Insecurity in Families (Plus 8 Ways to Find Resources)
According to a 2022 report, 60% of Americans live paycheck to paycheck.  When this happens, unexpected financial hardships such as job loss, medical bills, car repairs, and high-interest loans create...
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