Press Releases

Financial Guidance Center Announces Merger with Money Management International

SUGAR LAND, Texas, March 8, 2018 -- Financial Guidance Center, a nonprofit credit counseling agency headquartered in Las Vegas, NV, has announced its decision to join Money Management International (MMI), the nation's leader in nonprofit solutions for personal financial challenges.  READ MORE

Increased Income from Tax Change Offers Rare Opportunity to Improve Personal Finances

HOUSTON, Feb. 23, 2018  -- Last month, the IRS released guidelines requiring employers across the country to apply new federal tax withholding tables to paychecks by February 15th. The U.S. Treasury estimates 90% of all payroll employees will experience higher take-home pay as a result. The monthly increase for a single person earning $50,000 is about $200.   READ MORE

Exceptional Financial Wellness Coach Honored with NFCC® Educator of the Year Nomination

SUGAR LAND, Texas, Sept. 27, 2017 -- Money Management International (MMI) is pleased to nominate Maura Attardi of West Long Branch, New Jersey for the 2017 NFCC Educator of the Year. The award will be announced during the NFCC Connect conference, October 1 – 4 in Anaheim, California.  READ MORE

Outstanding Student Loan Counselor Honored with NFCC® Counselor of the Year Nomination

SUGAR LAND, Texas, Sept. 19, 2017 -- Money Management International (MMI) is pleased to nominate Taunya Kennedy of Chicago, Illinois for the 2017 NFCC Counselor of the Year. The award will be announced during the NFCC Connect conference, October 1 – 4 in Anaheim, CaliforniaREAD MORE

Money Management International Provides Resources and Counseling in Wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

SUGAR LAND, Texas, Sept. 14, 2017 -- Money Management International (MMI) headquarters and staff, directly impacted by Hurricane Harvey, are responding to support their neighbors and other communities affected by recent storms in the Gulf States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin IslandsREAD MORE

National Nonprofit Expands Financial Wellness Resources for Young Adults

SUGAR LAND, Texas, Aug. 8, 2017 -- Mapping Your Future Financial Solutions is proud to announce the expansion of its financial education curriculum for young adults. Members of partner organizations now have access to 56 teen-focused learning modules on the web-based platform, with subjects ranging from basic budgeting to advanced themes such as college funding, investing, and employment-related decisionsREAD MORE

Nonprofit Debt Management Comparison Provides Clarity to Indebted Consumers

SUGAR LAND, Texas, June 27, 2017 -- A survey of debt management plans (DMP), conducted by the personal finance website NerdWallet, finds Money Management International (MMI) a highly-effective option for those seeking help with credit card debt. NerdWallet studied DMP data provided by some of the largest national nonprofit credit counselors, including fees, adjusted interest rates, and success ratesREAD MORE

Clearpoint Receives $350,000 Grant from the SunTrust Foundation to fund Hispanic Center for Financial Excellence (HCFE) in Miami

MIAMI, April 4, 2017 -- Today, the SunTrust Foundation announced a grant of $350,000 to Clearpoint's Hispanic Center for Financial Excellence (HCFE) program in Miami, which helps low- to moderate-income families achieve financial stability through free financial education, advice, and toolsREAD MORE

Clearpoint Receives $350,000 Grant from the SunTrust Foundation to fund Hispanic Center for Financial Excellence (HCFE) in Atlanta

ATLANTA, April 4, 2017 -- Today, the SunTrust Foundation announced a grant of $350,000 to Clearpoint's Hispanic Center for Financial Excellence (HCFE) program in Atlanta, which helps low- to moderate-income families achieve financial stability through free financial education, advice, and toolsREAD MORE

Professional financial coaching decreases consumer stress, survey reveals

SUGAR LAND, Texas, March 8, 2017 -- A recent survey conducted by Money Management International (MMI), the nation's largest nonprofit credit counseling agency, reveals the positive impact financial coaching and education has had on the lives of the employees of an Oregon-based companyREAD MORE

Professional financial coaching decreases consumer stress, survey reveals

ATLANTA and HOUSTON, Jan. 25, 2017 -- Money Management International (MMI) and Clearpoint Credit Counseling Solutions (Clearpoint), two of the nation's largest providers of nonprofit financial education and counseling, have announced their plan to merge operations. Under the merger agreement, the new organization will utilize both the MMI and Clearpoint trade namesREAD MORE

National Nonprofit Launches Financial Solutions Program for Seniors

SUGAR LAND, Texas, Jan. 23, 2017 -- Today, Money Management International (MMI), a nonprofit financial education and counseling organization, announced the launch of Senior Solutions, an all-inclusive financial stability program created specifically for seniors. Through strategic partnerships and a comprehensive package of diverse financial counseling programs, tools, and services, Senior Solutions aims to help American citizens over the age of 50 achieve financial stability throughout their retirement yearsREAD MORE

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