In the News
BBB Torch Award for Marketplace Trust Winners Announced
11/4/2014 - 10:26 AM - Denver, CO
We are proud to be the winners in the small nonprofit category for the 2014 Denver/Boulder BBB Torch Award for Marketplace Trust. The award is a tribute to those who exemplify an outstanding commitment to fair, honest, and ethical practices.
6 Ways to Pay Down Student Loans
6/23/2014 - Denver, CO
Get 6 tips for paying down student loans and advice from our resident expert, Carlos Colon, in this interview with 9News as part of our Keeping Up with the Joneses campaign.
Teaching children financial lessons at all ages
3/24/2014 - 07:59 AM - Denver, CO
As part of Keeping Up with the Joneses, Gregg Moss of 9News talks to one of our Jones families and our personal finance coach, Melissa Duncan, about teaching kids about money. Coach Edith also talks to Kyle Dyer about preparing for the cost of college.
Love + money = healthy relationship
2/11/2014 - Denver, CO
In this 9News video, Gregg Moss interviews Angela Sasseville of Flourish Counseling about healthy strategies for talking to your partner about money.
Nonprofit offers money management resources
2/6/2014 - Denver, CO
Gregg Moss of 9News speaks with Amy Fidelis about the launch of Keeping Up with the Joneses, driven by mpowered and presented by Bellco. The campaign is designed to take an honest look inside the finances of the average American family. Resources, tools and blogs will be posted throughout the year.
Differences Between Chapter 7 & Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
12/13/2013 - 09:56 AM - Denver, CO
Liz Ludchak, Personal Finance Coach, talks with Sarae Kurth of Denver Community Credit Union's Clear Money program about the difference between Chapter 7 & Chapter 13 bankruptcy in this brief podcast.
How Do Secured Credit Cards Work?
12/9/2013 - 02:24 PM - Denver, CO
In this latest podcast with Denver Community Credit Union, we talk about secured credit cards: how they work, who should use them, and where to get them.
Get your mid-year financial check-up
8/5/2013 - 10:03 AM - Denver, CO
KUSA - Mpowered, the only Colorado-based nonprofit for adults who want to to learn about money management and participate in financial coaching, recommends people take a good look at their finances and do a "mid-year check up."
Mid-year budget checkup: Are your 2013 finances still healthy?
6/3/2013 - 10:00 AM - Denver, CO
We're halfway through the year, and it's time for a fiscal checkup. Just as you do with your annual physical, you need to determine if your budget is healthy or if expenses are bleeding enough red ink to cause anemia.
Vivienda en Colorado
5/10/2013 - Denver, CO
Univision Colorado habla de las nuevas reglas para comprar casa y Amy Fidelis de mpowered habla del rol del crédito en este proceso.
Handle Medical Credit Cards with Care
4/11/2013 - 03:47 PM
When you're in the doctor's office or emergency room facing an unexpected medical cost you really can't afford, an instant-approval medical credit card can seem like a life-saver.
However, medical credit cards, a specialized form of financing offered at hospitals and physician practices, come with an unhealthy amount of fine print.
Gas Rewards Can Cut Commuting Costs
4/4/2013 - 01:54 PM
With average gas prices at $4 a gallon (or dangerously close) in many parts of the country, just getting to work can quickly eat up the money earned there. Chad Gentry of mpowered speaks to creditcardguide.com in a recent article.
Millions of Credit Reports Have Errors
2/11/2013 - 03:07 PM - Denver, CO
Fox31's Jim Hooley interviews Amy Fidelis about a bill before the Colorado Legislature that would limit an employer's ability to view an employee's credit report.
Financial Literacy for Denver's Most Vulnerable
2/1/2013 - 03:07 PM - Denver, CO
How a partnership between a financial literacy non-profit and the city received a 3-year grant to provide free financial counseling to those in need – an interview with mpowered‘s Chad Gentry from The Greater Park Hill Community Newspaper.
Clear Money Blog Talk Radio
12/26/2012 - Denver, CO
Amy Fidelis, Financial Education Director for mpowered, talks with Sarae Kurth at Denver Community Credit Union in several 10 minute podcasts about topics such as Top Tips for Improving Your Credit, Can I Negotiate My Credit Card or Loan Interest Rates, and more. New topics are added regularly.
Don't Buy Into These 5 Credit Score Myths
Creditcardguide.com interviewed our own Chad Gentry to help consumers separate fact from fiction when it comes to credit scores. Read about 5 common credit score myths here.
4 Times It's Smart to Use a Prepaid Card
Prepaid cards have gotten a bad rap, mostly because of the high (and often obscure) fees many of them charge. For this article, Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D talked to our very own Chad Gentry to get some tips for using them wisely.