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Blog Post: Overcoming the Financial Challenge of Higher Education

Author(s): Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS)
Date: May 1, 2016
Topic(s): Adult Education, Child, Youth, and Family Services, Financial Capabilities
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education
This blog post was written by Bridging Refugee Youth and Children’s Services (BRYCS) and is included as an archived post on the Switchboard blog. Are you one of the 3.8 million college-aged immigrants in the U.S.? Although a college education that may not have been available in your home country is now a possibility, you …

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E-learning: Understanding Your Paycheck

Author(s): Higher
Date: March 1, 2016
Topic(s): Employment, Financial Capabilities
Subtopic(s): Job Readiness
Created by Higher Employment Services Technical Assistance (Higher) This course is intended for jobseekers who are refugees or other New Americans. It can also be used by refugee service providers in job readiness class or in employment orientations. The following downloadable resources are also provided: the course transcript, sample paychecks, and a vocabulary list. After …

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Poster: How to Spot a Fake Job Offer

Author(s): Federal Trade Commission
Date: July 14, 2015
Topic(s): Employment, Financial Capabilities
Subtopic(s): Career Advancement, Job Readiness
This poster from the Federal Trade Commission explains how to spot a fake job offer and report it.  

Poster: Government Imposter

Author(s): Federal Trade Commission
Date: July 7, 2015
Topic(s): Financial Capabilities, Immigration Legal Needs
This poster from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) explains how to spot dishonest people who pretend to be from the government and how to report them. Specifically, it describes how the government will not call to ask for money or threaten you. It recommends speaking with case managers before paying or sharing personal information by …

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