NorthJersey.com: Struggling with budgeting? Getting a loan? Saving for retirement? Help is available
United Passaic Organization is looking for 100 families to take part in a financial literacy program in hopes of fostering resiliency when misfortune strikes.
"Most people are just one paycheck away from disaster," said United Passaic Organization Executive Director Janelle C. Hall.
United Passaic has partnered with Greater Bergen Community Action and the 1st Bergen Federal Credit Union to launch the Community Action Financial Empowerment, or CAFÉ Hub, in the city of Passaic. It is part of a larger statewide pilot program launched last month to fight poverty, funded through the state Department of Community Affairs.
“We are looking toward the future of helping families budget, save and see the entire financial picture of their households," Hall said. "We want families to use this knowledge to become self-sufficient." CLICK HERE TO READ MORE
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