CFSA members are deeply committed to empowering its customers with financial capability. As such, CFSA has teamed up The Community Financial Education Foundation (CFEF) to educate consumers by promoting awareness of their rights and responsibilities and of the benefits and risks of financial services.
CFSA’s MyStartingPoint is a Web-based program that identifies user’s financial wellness and customizes a learning path that is unique to each individual. CFSA’s portal is designed to help consumers understand basic financial principles, loan terms, and credit. MyStartingPoint integrates CFEF’s outcome-based curriculum with the flexibility of an online platform. Through the Web site, individuals can access resources including interactive budgeting tools, checklists, calculators, financial worksheets, savings tips, credit tips, and credit resources.
MyStartingPoint is free for consumers and easy to use. For more information or to find out how you can begin to build your Wellness Score with CFSA, please click here.
Managing household finances can be a daunting task. However, by using solid budgeting and savings techniques, you can accomplish major financial goals. In the Customer Resource Center, CFSA offers a variety of payday advance resources that support and encourage responsible lending practices, and highlight the vital role of our members’ stores in neighborhoods near you.
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Here you will find an aggregate of industry research, comprehensive data, and benchmarking tools from the short-term lending industry. They cover all payday advance business areas – consumer demographics, media hits, the latest policy initiatives, among others. Click here to access to the partner's resource library.
CFSA works at the federal, state, and local levels educate legislators and regulators about the role of payday advances in the broader financial services arena. This section provides resources for policymakers who believe in access to credit, want to preserve financial options and ensure balanced, substantive consumer protections. Click here to enter the Policymaker Resource Library.