This 12-session series of workshops from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) teaches basic financial education to those who want to learn how to manage their money.
- 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.
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.
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
For more information on the Money Smart Workshop, visit the FDIC website.
Program funded by the American Savings Foundation, United Way of Central and Northeastern CT, and United Way of West Central CT.