FDIC Money Smart Workshops

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) 12 session workshop teaches basic financial education to those who want to learn how to manage their money.

To learn more and to get started, email David McGhee.

35 Oak Street
New Britain, CT

Office Hours:
Monday – Thursday
8:30 am – 4:30 pm

A series of one-hour workshops for basic
financial education:

  • Strongly recommended for those who want to learn to manage their money
  • Offered at various times and locations
  • Available in classroom and online
  • Available in English and Spanish

These services are offered free of charge to residents who are under 80% of the Local Area Median Income. All information is strictly confidential.



Success Story

Since the FDIC Money Smart Training began in 2011, more than 800 people have completed the class. By the end of this workshop participants have resolved former financial problems and are making plans for a financially stronger future. Many are looking to start an IDA Matched Savings Account and planning for a new career.

Examples of problems that participants have resolved include:
  • Avoiding foreclosure
  • Coming out of bankruptcy
  • Avoiding or restructuring debt
  • Building and restoring credit
  • Opening bank accounts
  • Buying life insurance


Contact Information

Marlo Greponne, Director
David McGhee, Asset Management Coordinator


(860) 826.2278 ext. 311
(860) 832.8493

For more information on the Money Smart Workshop, visit the FDIC website.

Program funded by the U.S. Department of Administration for Children and Families / Assets for Independence and the Connecticut State Department of Labor
Human Resources Agency of New Britain

180 Clinton Street
New Britain, CT, 06053
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Phone: (860) 225.8601
Fax: (860) 225.4843

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Regional Locations:

85 West Main Street
Meriden, CT
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37 Marne Street
Hamden, CT
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560 E.T. Grasso Boulevard
New Haven, CT
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55 South Street
Bristol, CT
(860) 584-2725
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New Britain Locations:

57 Arch Street
(860) 826.4482
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336 Arch Street
(860) 225.1084
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83 Whiting Street
(860) 826.4741
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58 Scarlett Drive
(860) 826.6991
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18 Armistice Street
(860) 826.2282
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55 Broad Street
(860) 612.1784
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35 Oak Street
(860) 826.4676
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