The Chicago Tribune: Helping Parents is Good Business

Rather than waiting for lawmakers to mandate family-friendly workplace rules, Tom Spiggle encourages people to make sure they understand the protections already in place. Things like the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act (particularly as it relates to caregivers) and the Equal Pay Act. Click here for Read more about The Chicago Tribune: Helping Parents is Good Business[…]

Daily Finance: Lessons for Civilians from Military Payday Loans

“For a $5 fee, members of 17 credit unions supported by the Pentagon Federal Credit Union Foundation can borrow up to $500 interest-free for 30 days. The program has loaned more than $3.8 million in 8,724 loans since it started in 2004, says Jane Whitfield, president and CEO of the PenFed Foundation. Click here for Read more about Daily Finance: Lessons for Civilians from Military Payday Loans[…]

Credit Union Times: PenFed Plugs ARK as DoD Rips Payday Lenders

As part of the PenFed Foundation’s ARK program, qualifying active duty, reserve and National Guard personnel can borrow up to $500 or 80% of the borrower’s net pay for a flat fee of $5 and no interest for one month. Loan documentation is simple, and up to three loans in six month are available. Click Read more about Credit Union Times: PenFed Plugs ARK as DoD Rips Payday Lenders[…]