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Families and the Recession (and the YWCA)

Today's story is all about the impact the recession is having on families.I also posted an extended version of the conversation I had with Barbara Whitehead here . One detail I wasn't able to include in the story -- Eva currently has a career coach at the YWCA. The organization seems to have a lot of good programs for job training and job hunting... including its Economic Empowerment Institute. "The YWCA's new Economic Empowerment Institute offers women a partnership for long-term personal and financial success. With the help of a professional empowerment coach, you will set personal goals and a plan to achieve them over three program phases. Work one-on-one with an empowerment coach to:
  • Find and grow your career
  • Learn career advancement strategies
  • Strengthen computer and job skills
  • Increase your credit score
  • Expand financial knowledge
  • Develop saving and investing techniques"
Could be worth checking out.

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