Survey Supports the Importance of Financial Literacy in Struggling Economy
“When money gets tight, a strong financial foundation is key to ensuring that you don’t get in over your head with uncontrollable debt,” said Cate Williams, vice president of financial literacy for MMI. “By visiting our site, taking the pledge, and following the 30-day plan, consumers will have a better understanding of how their financial decisions affect them, and will be in a better position to make good decisions for their families’ futures.”
To learn more about MMI’s 2009 Financial Literacy Month Survey and events in your area, visit www.MoneyManagement.org or call (800) 762-2271.
About Money Management International
Money Management International (MMI) is a nonprofit, full-service credit-counseling agency, providing confidential financial guidance, financial education, and counseling services; including housing counseling, bankruptcy counseling and education, and debt management assistance. MMI has been helping consumers trim their expenses, develop a spending plan and repay debts since 1958. Counseling is available by appointment in branch offices and 24/7 by telephone and Internet. Services are available in English or Spanish. To learn more, call 800-762-2271 or visit www.MoneyManagement.org.