Having graduated with a BS in Medical Computer Science, an MS in Electrical Engineering, as well as acquiring an MBA degree, Barbara is more than qualified to run an establishment of this nature. Barbara is a Registered Financial Gerontologist, passing the comprehensive certification with distinction. She is also a graduate of The College for Financial Planning. Barbara's compassionate approach to working with families is what distinguishes the business from others in the industry.
Barbara also has developed a unique system called “Care-culator,” which is used internally to help answer questions about the financial impact of elder care, using different scenarios. The funds from this loan will go towards the development of this beneficial tool, and will cover the programming and marketing expenses, including website development. Barbara's goal is to market and license this product as a consumer tool.
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This loan is part of the Kiva City Newark initiative in partnership with the Intersect Fund. Kiva City Newark is a subset of Kiva City, a program that allows Kiva lenders to make microloans to small businesses in the United States with the help of community organizations and U.S. Field Partners.
About The Intersect FundThe Intersect Fund (IF) is a rapidly growing, nonprofit microlender and a certified Community Development Financial Institution that equips entrepreneurs in low-income areas of New Jersey with the skills and capital they need to build profitable businesses. Since inception, the organization has served more than 500 entrepreneurs. Kiva lenders’ funds are used to impact an even greater number of entrepreneurs in New Jersey and help them boost their incomes.
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