The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is committed to providing consumers with up-to-date information and resources to protect and manage their finances during this difficult time as the situation evolves.
Funds can be used to cover past due bills between March 1 and August 31, 2020. Utility bills for electricity, water and sewer are eligible for payment assistance. Spire gas bills are not eligible for payment under this program, except for residents of federally-supported housing, where utility disconnections are grounds for eviction. Must be a resident living in the City of Independence and a customer of City of Independence Utilities - electricity, water, or sewer. Must also have past due bills that cannot be paid due to financial hardship.
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On the United Way of Greater Kansas City 211 page, users can search for organizations that can help with their individual needs such as Housing, Utilities, Dental Care, Employment, Public Assistance, Legal, Transportation, and more.
A Critically Compassionate Approach to Financial Literacy by Mary Frances Agnello; Thomas A. Lucey; James Duke Laney
A Critically Compassionate Approach to Financial Literacy offers a unique approach to conceptualizing financial literacy. Differentiating between notions of financial worth and personal self-worth, the authors present a description of financial literacy tenets founded in principles of self-awareness and cooperative community that are rooted in principles of compassion. A Critically Compassionate Approach to Financial Literacy can be an engaging classroom resource for elementary and middle level social studies methods courses as well as those that concern topics that relate to culturally responsive teaching and social justice. (eBook available through library catalog)
Personal Finance Simplified by Tycho Tycho Press
Personal Finance Simplified can help you at every stage of your life, from graduating college, to changing careers, to growing your family, to retirement. Personal Finance Simplified will introduce you to the fundamentals of managing money, with: Easy guide to creating a personal budget 10 simple ways to reduce your spending 5 stages of getting out of debt 3 questions to help you get real about your personal finance options Tips on banking, buying a home, and filing taxes from the editors of Personal Finance. (eBook available through library catalog)
Your Household Budget by Laura Stack
In the daily whirl of work, family obligations, social interactions, and all the other activities that make up our lives, it can be easy to lose track of basics like household finances. Who wants to worry about the bills on top of dealing with everything else? But effective handling of your household budget forms a foundation for your efforts elsewhere, and it's especially crucial for busy Moms and Dads. In this eBook, Laura Stack, The Productivity Pro®, discusses the fundamentals of staying on top of your home front financials. (eBook available through library catalog)