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Financial Literacy

Gain the knowledge of smart spending, wise use of credit and goal setting for regular saving.


Financial Literacy Education workshops teach the importance of good credit, budgeting and goal setting. Participants receive free credit reports and one-on-one credit counseling as the initial step to financial management. Individuals will develop skills needed to manage money on a day-to-day basis, while creating, debt reduction and saving plans.


Topics covered include:

  • Understanding Your Credit
  • Creating/Managing A Budget
  • Setting Financial Goals
  • Saving
  • Basic Banking

Through our partnership with Bank on DC individuals that are unbanked
or receive limited-banking services due to prior banking issues, can gain
access to financial services and products.

Bank on DC is a collaborative effort between local governments, financial
institutions, and community organizations whose goals are to provide free
to low-cost banking services. Residents who open a banking account with
a Bank on DC bank or credit union receive customized products with the
following features:

  • No minimum balance requirements
  • No overdraft charges
  • No monthly fees
  • Second chance banking


For more information contact Shirley Price at (202) 610-5900, E-Mail: sprice@upo.org.




          

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