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Not all Disabilities are Permanent – Simple Solutions to Make Surgery Easier

Guest post written by a previous PATF borrower When you have an adult son with an intellectual disability, every day is full of surprises, especially when you factor in changes to the… [ Read Not all Disabilities are Permanent – Simple Solutions to Make Surgery Easier ]

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Understanding Loans, Part 3: Loan Terms Matter

This blog post is the third in a three-part series. Read Part 1: How Loans Work and Part 2: Six Questions to Ask Before Taking Out a Loan. What exactly is the difference… [ Read Understanding Loans, Part 3: Loan Terms Matter ]

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Understanding Loans, Part 2: Six Questions to Ask Before Taking Out a Loan

This blog post is the second in a three-part series. Read Part 1: How Loans Work and Part 3: Loan Terms Matter. When there is an important purchase that you need to… [ Read Understanding Loans, Part 2: Six Questions to Ask Before Taking Out a Loan ]

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Understanding Loans, Part 1: How loans work, and when you should consider one

This blog post is the first in a three-part series. Read Part 2: Six Questions to Ask Before Taking Out a Loan and Part 3: Loan Terms Matter. When you hear the… [ Read Understanding Loans, Part 1: How loans work, and when you should consider one ]

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Financing Your Assistive Technology: What is an Alternative Financing Program?

Written by Josephine Tramontano, PATF Development Director At the recent Assistive Technology Financing Meeting 2018 last week, representatives from 18 different Alternative Financing Programs (AFPs) from across the nation met… [ Read Financing Your Assistive Technology: What is an Alternative Financing Program? ]

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20 Accomplishments in 20 Years!

This month marks the 20th anniversary of the first step Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation (PATF) took as an organization toward becoming one of the strongest state Alternative Financing Programs (AFPs) in… [ Read 20 Accomplishments in 20 Years! ]

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Credit: What is it, why is it important, and how do you manage it?

We talk a lot about credit around here at PATF. After all, we extend loans for assistive technology. But what exactly is credit? And why does your credit score matter? And once… [ Read Credit: What is it, why is it important, and how do you manage it? ]

Lower Interest Rate

As of October 1, PATF’s interest rate will be lowered to 3.75%, for loans over $1,000. Applications received after October 1 will be eligible to receive this interest rate.