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Many families live only a few paychecks away from being homeless

Many families live only a few paychecks away from being homeless, notes CFED (Corporation for Enterprise Development) in Integrating Financial Empowerment Strategies into Housing and Homelessness Prevention Programs. The guide explores strategies to help individuals and families better manage their finances, maximize their income and build a safety net, including debt counseling and credit repair, financial education, access to low-cost checking and savings accounts, and free tax preparation assistance. 11/13/2012