Women’s Money Matters Graduate Speaks on Inflation’s Impact on NBC Nightly News
Deonne Lucaw spoke on the impact inflation has had on her finances.
Women’s Money Matters, formerly Budget Buddies, which builds the financial wellness, confidence, and security of women living on low-incomes, connected program graduate Deonne Luacaw to NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt, bringing voice to the impact inflation is having on women living on low-incomes. Lucaw shared with NBC about the burden placed on her as a single mother providing for her children due to the increased cost of necessities like utilities.
Lucaw shared “ We are hanging on by a thread. Instead of paying the whole light bill, I may have to put something down on it, so I can get my kids the other things they need.”
Danielle Piskadlo, Executive Director of Women’s Money Matters said, “We appreciate Deonne’s willingness to share her experience to highlight how macroeconomic conditions and systemic inequalities are so often felt most by those living on the economic margins. In the course of our programs we hear so many women share similar experiences as they face these barriers and struggle with increasing prices and cost living.”
Women’s Money Matters provides financial wellness programs for women that include interactive expert-led workshops, one on one coaching from a trained volunteer, and small supportive peer cohorts. Women’s Money Matters connects participants to direct financial relief, community resources, and financial experts.
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Women’s Money Matters, formerly Budget Buddies, builds the financial wellness, confidence, and security of women living on low-incomes through a unique program that combines instructional workshops and personal, one-to-one coaching.