You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to www.journalgazette.net/newsletter and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

Local

  • Former Saint Francis College president dies
    The former president of Saint Francis College, now the University of Saint Francis, died Tuesday, according to a statement from the University of Saint Francis.
  • 122nd base deploying 300 airmen to Mideast
    More than 300 members of Fort Wayne's Air National Guard base will head to the Mideast for six months beginning in October.
  • EACS estimates tax rate, budget decrease
    East Allen County Schools officials are estimating that next year's school tax rate will dip by about a penny per $100 assessed value, while the general budget will decrease by about 1.4 percent.
Advertisement

2 nonprofits announce merger

FinancialHope Counseling and Education announced Tuesday a merger with Money Management International of Sugar Land, Texas.

The two nonprofit organizations specialize in financial counseling, coaching, debt management assistance and community financial education programs. FinancialHope, formally Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Northeastern Indiana, has assisted Indiana residents since 1965.

“This partnership represents our commitment to providing our local community and clients with the highest quality consumer credit counseling services and financial education,” Joe Schenkel, president and CEO of FinancialHope, said in a statement. “By combining resources with MMI, we are able to reach more consumers and offer more programs and services more effectively.”

The combined organizations will have nearly 100 branch offices nationwide and around-the-clock assistance by telephone and Internet.

Local offices will continue to operate in Fort Wayne, Warsaw, Auburn and Huntington.

Advertisement