ARI Participates in CFPB Your Money, Your Goals
The Alliance for Rural Impact (ARI) has been chosen to participate in the 2018 Your Money, Your Goals, a comprehensive suite of resources and training for financial empowerment through the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. This program will allow ARI to build capacity within itsown financial education programming to better serve clients.
“We are truly honored to have been chosen by CFPB to participate in this cohort. Alliance for Rural Impact is focused on assisting those in rural and tribal regions become financially stable and secure. One way in which we work to achieve this is through financial literacy and business planning programs.,” stated Jamie Wright, Executive Director of Alliance for Rural Impact.
Lahoma Simmons, Director of Finance for ARI, stated, “Financial stabilization in underserved communities is the foundation for sustainable economic growth. The Your Money, Your Goals program provides accessible tools that are easy to follow, making them practical and usable for any audience.”
ARI is a collective partnership of technical assistance experts focused on community equity for rural and tribal regions. We are solutions-focused and adept in financial stabilization and growth. The Your Money, Your Goals program will expand the depth of knowledge and resources ARI can deliver to our frontline financial first responders.
Alliance for Rural Impact works to facilitate the successful transformation of rural and tribal communities throughout America through the delivery of innovative community and economic development services.
Your Money, Your Goals is a comprehensive suite of resources and training developed by the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (CFPB). CFPB is a 21st century agency that helps consumer finance markets work by regularly identifying and addressing outdated, unnecessary or unduly burdensome regulations, by making rules more effective, by consistently enforcing federal consumer financial law, and by empowering consumers to take more control over their economic lives.