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The Mural Building: Midtown Educational Foundation

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The Midtown Educational Foundation (MEF) is committed to providing Chicago’s urban youth with the resources they need to positively transform their lives, families, and communities. MEF’s vision is exemplified by the acronym “A V.I.P.,” which also describes every child the organization serves. This acronym represents its four guiding principles to success: academics, virtues, individual attention,

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My husband and I paid off $10,000 of credit card debt in 3 months by making 2 changes to our lifestyle

Ashley Abramson •
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My husband and I paid off $10,000 of credit card debt in 3 months by making 2 changes to our lifestyle

Accumulating credit card debt has a snowball effect: It’s easy to keep swiping and not realize how much you’re charging on credit cards, and how quickly little purchases can result in major interest charges. In my family’s case, mindless purchases and frequent minor emergencies resulted in $30,000 in debt over the course of three years.

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