The Asset Building Power of Credit Webinar

Apr 23, 2014

Presented by Asset Funders Network and Citi Foundation, featuring presentations by Credit Builders Alliance.

On April 23, 2014, AFN and Credit Builders Alliance shared their grantmaking recommendations in their latest brief, funded by Citi Foundation and released in early April.  Best practices were shared on how to increase your outcomes and improve your return on investment. Funders interested in supporting low-income and underserved populations will benefit from learning how credit building is an important and effective asset-building strategy and the important impact credit plays on determining the well-being of families.  

The webinar featured presentations from:

  • Sarah Chenven, Credit Builders Alliance
  • Yanki Tshering, Business Center for New Americans
  • Ricki Granetz Lowitz, LISC Chicago
  • Margaret Libby, Mission SF


Recorded presentation

The Asset Building Power of Credit Webinar, April 23, 2014 from Asset Funders Network on Vimeo.


Slideshow PDF - click here to download/view


Resources mentioned in the presentation:

website: Credit Builders Alliance

working paper sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank, featuring Margaret Libby:  MyPath Results Summary from Two-Year Pilot

NY Times article - How Credit Card Debt Can Help the Poor