Money Monday - Siouxland Big Give

Mon, Oct 1st, 2018

Money Monday - Siouxland Big Give
Center For Siouxland and Siouxland Community Foundation would like to remind you to GIVE BIG during the Siouxland Big Give.  100 agencies including Center For Siouxland are participating in the 24-hour charitable giving marathon on October 9th!  Donations are being accepted through an online platform at siouxlandbiggive.org.

To participate in the 24-hour challenge on October 9th, there are several ways to give:

  • Schedule donations at SiouxlandBigGive.org two weeks in advance, Sept 25 - Oct 9 and they will be processed on October 9th
  • Make your donation on this site on October 9th 1:00 am through midnight on October 9
  • Do both!  Schedule your planned gifts ahead of time, then give some boosts to your favorite nonprofits on October 9th as the day unfolds

Donations must be made using a credit card online. Cash and check donations can be made during the giving day at designated locations.  A minimum donation is $10, and all donations are tax-deductible.  Please consider donating to your favorite agency - Center For Siouxland!  You can learn more about the Day of Giving and support our campaign at www.SiouxlandBigGive.org. #SiouxlandGive#.  Please like and follow us on Facebook for continuing information.

Thank you for your donation!

 

 

Home Sweet Home Whiskey, Wine & Brew Fundraiser Will Include a Silent Auction

Sun, Sep 30th, 2018

Center For Siouxland's Homeless to Home Sweet Home Whiskey, Wine & Brew Fundraiser will include a Silent Auction. Look for exciting items you may be interested in, including tickets to the November 10th Nebraska vs Illinois Football game! Like and follow us on Facebook to see more Silent Auction items in future posts!

  

Money Monday - Donate to Center For Siouxland During the Siouxland Big Give Event at SiouxlandBigGive.org!

Mon, Sep 24th, 2018

Money Monday - Donate to Center For Siouxland During the Siouxland Big Give Event at SiouxlandBigGive.org!
The excitement is growing. Mark your calendar for the giving event on October 9, 2018. Also, remember that the site will open tomorrow, September 25th for a two-week pre-give period. During this time you can make donations but they won't be processed against your card until the site officially opens on October 9th.  The Siouxland Community Foundation has set up an online giving platform at SiouxlandBigGive.org with searchable profiles of participating nonprofits. All donations will be processed through this website, which allows nonprofits and donors to track the giving on October 9 via the site’s leaderboards. Anyone can donate to their favorite participating nonprofits via SiouxlandBigGive.org.

To participate in the 24-hour challenge on October 9th, there are several ways to give:

  • Schedule donations at SiouxlandBigGive.org two weeks in advance, Sept 25 - Oct 9 and they will be processed on October 9th
  • Make your donation on this site on October 9th 1:00 am through midnight on October 9
  • Do both!  Schedule your planned gifts ahead of time, then give some boosts to your favorite nonprofits on October 9th as the day unfolds

Donations must be made using a credit card online. Cash and check donations can be made during the giving day at designated locations.

Thank you for your donation!

 

Money Monday - There's Still Time to Sign up for Pre-Purchase Workshop

Mon, Sep 17th, 2018

Money Monday - There's Still Time to Sign up for Pre-Purchase Workshop

Center For Siouxland's certified housing counselor, Lori Scott will hold a Central Bank sponsored Pre-Purchase Workshop Friday, September 21st.  The class prepares first-time homebuyers for the process of buying a home and to avoid possible pit-falls.

Visit Center For Siouxland's Education & Workshops page or call 712-252-1861 ext. 47 for information or to register.

2018 Pre-purchase Workshop Dates for the remainder of the year are: 

  •  September 21, 2018
  •  October 19, 2018
  •  November 30, 2018

        

Money Monday - What Are "Inquiries" On a Credit Report?

Mon, Sep 10th, 2018

Money Monday - What are "Inquiries" on a Credit Report?

Center For Siouxland Consumer Credit Counselors are frequently asked what a Credit Inquiry is.  An “inquiry” is the listing of the name of those who have accessed your credit file information. They have done so to “inquire” about your credit history. 

Four Sources Of Inquiries

1. One inquiry source could be a credit grantor that you have given permission to check your credit file in order to receive a loan or a credit card.

2. A second source could be credit grantors who are checking to see if you qualify for pre-approved credit. The information they access is extremely limited. These “promotional inquiries” show up only on the credit file that you, yourself access. Other lenders do not see promotional inquiries.

3. A third source for an inquiry can be another authorized user on any of your accounts who wishes to check the history of those accounts.

4. And last of all an inquiry can be generated by you, yourself. Inquiries made by the consumer do not show up on the credit report that others see.

Two General Types of Inquiries

1. Hard Inquiry: A record of a business request to see your credit report data for the purpose of an application for credit. Hard inquiries appear on your credit report each time you complete an application for a credit card, loan, cell phone, etc. Hard inquiries remain on your credit report for 2 years but are only included in your credit score for the first 12 months.

2. Soft Inquiry: A type of inquiry that does not harm your credit score. Soft inquiries are recorded when a business accesses your credit data for a purpose other than an application for credit. Soft inquiries include your request to see your own credit report and employment-related requests. This type of inquiry is recorded by the credit bureaus but does not usually appear on a credit report purchased by you or a business.

We hope this answers your questions about Credit Inquiries, but if you would like more information or have other questions about your credit, call our Consumer Credit department at 712-252-1861 ext. 47.  We Can Help!  Don't forget to follow us on Facebook for more weekly credit information!

   

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