College Foundation, Inc. (CFI)
A nonprofit that has offered financial assistance for higher education since 1955. CFI partners with College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC), a college access service of the state of North Carolina. CFNC has free on-line and printed resources. Representatives are available to promote financial literacy and programs to help plan, apply, and pay for college.
Community Reinvestment Association of NC
Promotes and protects community wealth. CRA-NC provides financial literacy through the award winning Nuestro Barrio, a telenovella that provides financial literacy through entertainment DVDs.
Department of Accounting and Finance, UNC - Greensboro
A home to a faculty well versed in financial literacy. In addition to providing graduate and undergraduate degree programs, the department teaches a personal finance course open to all students to further personal financial literacy.
The Credit College
An education advocacy organization whose main objective is to provide individuals with a thorough understanding of consumer credit and financial literacy, as a whole. The Credit College provides community support through a non-profit, Ivy House: Center for Self-Sufficiency, working with families and disenfranchised members of the community. Educational curricula and products are offered through the multimedia brand, Consumer Credit 101.
ABC Management, Inc.
Empowers and educates people to improve their financial condition through hands-on financial literacy teaching and training on proper credit and cash management techniques from a relations banker's perspective.
NC Department of the Secretary of State, Securities Division
Administers North Carolina's securities laws, which are located in Chapters 78A and 78C of the North Carolina General Statutes. The intent of these laws is to protect the investing public by requiring a satisfactory investigation of both the people who offer securities as investments and of the securities themselves. The Securities Division also addresses investor complaints concerning securities brokers and dealers, investment advisers and commodity dealers as well as complaints about offerings of particular investments.
NC State Employees' Credit Union (SECU)
A not-for-profit financial cooperative providing services to North Carolina's state and public school employees and their immediate family members. SECU provides members with lower-cost services and more attractive rates on deposits and loans, as the Credit Union is owned by its members, has no commissioned employees and is not in business for profit, but for people. SECU conducts training in the public schools using the NEFE High School Financial Planning Program.
North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants - Community Outreach
Provides financial literacy education to help North Carolinians reduce debt and build wealth that subsequently also helps to strengthen the state's economic standing and financial future. It's a win-win for everyone.
Provides educational workshops designed for classroom instruction and the community at-large on topics that promote financial literacy in the areas of banking, savings, credit and investing. Contact: Creighton Blackwell or Verna Gessaman; RBC Bank (USA), 301 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1100, Raleigh, NC 27601.
North Carolina Cooperative Extension's (NCCE) Family and Consumer Science (FCS)
The program provides educational workshops to improve the lives of North Carolinians. FCS agents provide age-appropriate financial education to enhance financial decision-making. FCS agents conduct training with the public schools and community groups using the NEFE High School Financial Planning Program. For more information visit http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/fcs/resource.html or contact Carolyn Bird, Ph.D., North Carolina Cooperative Extension/North Carolina State University, 919.513.7793.