All articles tagged: “Stories”

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How the ioby Crowdfunding Platform Helps Residents Plan and Implement Projects to Strengthen Their Communities

How the ioby Platform Helps Strengthen Communities

In a Nutshell: The foundations of community improvement often lie in funding and knowledge. But when leaders lack... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 3/5/19

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How Crowdfunding Combines the Power of Technology, Storytelling, and Community to Create New Avenues of Fundraising for Those in Need

How Crowdfunding Creates New Financial Avenues for Those in Need

In a Nutshell: Social fundraising networks are expected to raise more than $1 billion in 2018. Crowdfunding... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 7/27/18

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The Cat House on the Kings — A California Rescue that Helps Control Pet Populations and Enables Low-Cost Adoptions

The Cat House on the Kings Enables Low-Cost Adoptions in California

In a Nutshell: In most cases, a house with nearly 1,000 cats raises eyebrows. But The Cat House on the Kings takes... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 5/17/18

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Voice of Witness Illustrates the Power of Storytelling and How It Can Give a Voice to Marginalized, Underserved Populations

Voice of Witness: How Storytelling Gives a Voice to the Underserved

In a Nutshell: With diminishing resources going toward reliable reporting on human rights violations, injustice,... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 4/25/18

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Adoption as an Affordable Option: Dumb Friends League Matches Denver Residents with Furry Friends and Helps People Avoid Pet Surrender

Dumb Friends League Helps Denver Residents Avoid Pet Surrender

In a Nutshell: Many people already know animal shelters are a great resource for rescuing pets that need homes and... read more »

Kristine Crane

By: Kristine Crane • 3/27/18

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Attorneys, Advocacy, and Activism — The Urban Justice Center’s Safety Net Project Offers Recourse for Vulnerable New Yorkers

The Safety Net Project Protects Low-Income New Yorkers

In a Nutshell: When New Yorkers find themselves threatened by the loss of basic necessities, like housing and... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 3/21/18

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Network for Good: Changing the Way Nonprofits Fundraise with Modern and Guidance-Rich Software and Services

Network for Good Helps Nonprofits Deliver More Services

In a Nutshell: Fundraising is the lifeblood of nonprofits. However, many are stretched so thin that dedicating... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 2/23/18

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Donating Time is as Valuable as Money — VolunteerMatch Connects People with Opportunities to Serve Their Communities and Better Themselves

VolunteerMatch Connects People with Opportunities to Give Back

In a Nutshell: Many people would like to contribute to nonprofits and other charitable organizations, but not... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 1/31/18

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Free Music Archive Provides Access to Hundreds of Thousands of High-Quality Downloads at No Cost

Free Music Archive Provides Access to Quality Downloads at No Cost

In a Nutshell: We live in an age of free music streaming and sites of questionable legality offering downloads at... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 5/1/17

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CaringBridge Provides a Platform for Those Affected by Medical Issues to Share Stories and Garner Emotional & Financial Support

CaringBridge Provides Emotional & Financial Support for Medical Issues

In a Nutshell: Sona Mehring founded CaringBridge in 1997 after close friends were looking for an easy way to update... read more »

Sean Garrity

By: Sean Garrity • 2/15/17

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Credit Karma Spreads Debt Awareness With “My Money Story” & Helps Rewrite Financial Journeys

Credit Karma Spreads Debt Awareness With "My Money Story"

In a nutshell: Credit Karma encourages debt discussions with its latest #MyMoneyStory campaign, an initiative to... read more »

Ashley Dull

By: Ashley Dull • 11/10/15

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“Pound Foolish” Author Critiques Dark Side of Personal Finance

“Pound Foolish” Author Critiques Dark Side of Personal Finance

In a nutshell: Acclaimed author and journalist Helaine Olen takes an in-depth look at America’s personal finance... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 3/7/16

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5 Shocking Stories of Debt & Desperation

5 Shocking Stories of Debt & Desperation

Most of us will endure financial struggles at some point in our lives and come out on the other side, but debt can... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 1/11/18

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7 Billionaire Entrepreneurs Who Beat the Odds

7 Billionaire Entrepreneurs Who Beat the Odds

People who have great ideas often don’t have a lot of money to turn those dreams into reality. Fortunately these... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 3/8/16

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Rags to Riches: 8 Inspiring CEOs Who Made It Big

Rags to Riches: 8 Inspiring CEOs Who Made It Big

There’s an old mantra that says “the rich get rich and the poor get poorer.” It’s a popular sentiment, but it’s not... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 3/8/16

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What I Learned from My 3 Biggest Financial Fails

What I Learned from My 3 Biggest Financial Fails

I may be a financial writer and expert, but I’ll be honest: My track record is far from perfect. My parents did... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 1/11/18

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A Financial Journey: Simon Cave

A Financial Journey: Simon Cave

Simon Cave is an entrepreneur, author and founder of TheBecomer.com. The Becomer was created to guide and educate... read more »

Toby Bower

By: Toby Bower • 1/21/16

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A Financial Journey: My Money Design

A Financial Journey: My Money Design

MyMoneyDesign.com is a personal finance blogger that believes people don’t get rich by accident. It comes from... read more »

Toby Bower

By: Toby Bower • 1/21/16

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Behind the Company of One: Dr. Dale Callahan

Behind the Company of One: Dr. Dale Callahan

Dr. Dale Callahan is an entrepreneur, speaker, professor and author of “Resumes are Worthless: How to Find the Work... read more »

Toby Bower

By: Toby Bower • 7/24/14

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A Financial Journey: Corinne Kerston

A Financial Journey: Corinne Kerston

Corrine Kerston, author of OneIncomeLife.com, is a personal finance blogger who has more than six years of... read more »

Toby Bower

By: Toby Bower • 1/11/18

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A Financial Journey: Savvy Financial Latina

A Financial Journey: Savvy Financial Latina

Savvy Financial Latina is a 20-something personal finance blogger learning to manage her money, life and career in... read more »

Toby Bower

By: Toby Bower • 7/24/14

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A Financial Journey: Brian Fourman

A Financial Journey: Brian Fourman

Brian Fourman, founder of Luke1428.com, shares his financial journey from being an overspender to finding the... read more »

Toby Bower

By: Toby Bower • 12/7/16

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My Journey from Overspender to E.M.P.O.W.E.R.ed Spender

My Journey from Overspender to E.M.P.O.W.E.R.ed Spender

Rewind about 10 or 11 years. Before I was a mom, before the adult in me was unleashed, I was a college student. I... read more »

Tiffany Huff

By: Tiffany Huff • 7/24/14

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3 Ways We Got Out of Credit Card Debt

3 Ways We Got Out of Credit Card Debt

When my husband and I got married, we realized a few weeks after our wedding that between the two of us, we had... read more »

Erika Blaska

By: Erika Blaska • 7/25/14