AIRS Webinar - Real People, Ready To Help: Housing and Financial Solutions That Work
With rent and mortgage moratoriums ending in the wake of COVID-19, many individuals and families will be facing a housing crisis. Throughout this session, we’ll explore strategies to help individuals identify specific financial challenges, develop a priority budget to address those challenges, and identify resources for ongoing housing and financial support.
Director, Education and Community Relations; Money Management International
As the Director of Education and Community Relations at Money Management International (MMI), Tara Alderete is responsible for in-person and online education programs. Tara joined the agency in 2010 as a curriculum development specialist and was instrumental in developing MMI’s online education communities. She has since transitioned to director of education, allowing her to use both her development and facilitation skills to benefit the diverse communities served by MMI, including military service members and veterans, Hispanic audiences, students, and athletes.
Based in the Atlanta area, Tara has been sourced as a subject matter expert for Nerdwallet, Bankrate, Fox Business, CreditCards.com, Fox 5 Atlanta, Metro Washington Council AFL-CIO Radio, Atlanta Business Radio, and The Veterans Money Book. She has presented at the Hope Global Forum Annual Meeting, Georgia FBLA State Leadership Conference, VEO Military Women’s Empowerment Summit, and the Coast Guard Transition Assistance Program.
Tara is an alumnae of the University of New Mexico, holds a Certificate in Grant Writing from the University of Georgia, and a Certificate in Criterion Referenced Instruction from Mager Associates, Inc. She is an NFCC Certified Financial Educator, a Certified Housing Counselor, and FCRA Certified. She has served on planning committees for Money Smart Week, The Georgia Initiative for Community Housing, and Georgia Department of Family Services Financial Literacy Fair.