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Pinch Me! I Found My Dream Home

Rosa Ruiz* had always wanted to own a home, but felt like it was beyond her grasp. “I never thought it would happen for me,” the 41 year-old single mother…

Demystifying Credit: FIRST STEPS

We’ve all heard of credit, but for many of us, what it is and how it works remain somewhat of a mystery. The word itself, “credit,” is derived from the…

Rising Above Rising Costs

It seems these days, everywhere you go, the prices of everything from a pack of gum to the weekly groceries keeps increasing at a steady pace, including possible new fees…

Capeando el Temporal

Cuando determinaron hace dos años que su hermano tenía un tumor cerebral, Eric Morales no lo podía creer. Angustiado por las deudas médicas accumuladas después de la lesión de la…

Starting Over

When Maricela’s landlord stopped collecting her rent so that he could evict her for non-payment, she had to act fast! As a counselor at Spanish Coalition for Housing, Maricela knew…

Capeando el Temporal

Cuando determinaron hace dos años que su hermano tenía un tumor cerebral, Eric Morales no lo podía creer. Angustiado por las deudas médicas accumuladas después de la lesión de la…