Most people go from being spenders to borrowers to savers to investors with different needs at each stage. This 2006 guide demonstrates how the Center for Working Families (CWF) meets those needs for struggling families through a network of providers and its Earn It, Keep it, Grow It mantra.
In 2006, 3,000 people were being helped by the Center for Working Families
Just over 50% of CWF participants were employed at least part-time.
Statements & Quotations
So many families judge themselves by the money they have. They may be afraid to reveal the truth of their financial lives. I tell them bad credit is better than no credit, because at one time it was good credit and it can be again.
– O.S. Owen, Center for Economic Progress.
The Center for Working Families® (CWF) is a new framework for neighborhood service delivery designed to help low-income families increase their earnings and income, reduce their financial transaction costs, and generate new wealth for themselves and their communities.Simply stated, CWF is about moving people to work and to wealth.