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CT Money School (CMS) classes are for Connecticut adults who want to learn more about managing their money and their assets.  We offer a wide range of classes targeted at people who are interested in opening a bank account, clearing up debt, saving for a home, or planning for their future or their children’s future.

You must complete our free registration on the site in order to be able to sign-up for one of our classes.

Upcoming events

    • 15 Mar 2012
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Burroughs Community Center, 2470 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport CT
      The goal of this workshop is to help students formulate goals, prioritize spending and develop realistic spending plans.  The instructor offers ideas on simple methods to track spending and maintain better personal records.  You will have the opportunity to discuss how to change the way you use money, as well as look at what are needs versus wants.  You will leave the class with  a budget and action plan.
    • 17 Mar 2012
    • 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust, 240 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport, CT (corner of Fairfield Ave and Broad St)

    NOTE: This workshop will be conducted in English and Creole.


    This workshop is geared toward first time home buyers who want to learn about the advantages and disadvantages of home ownership. The instructors will review the following topics:

    • The advantages and disadvantages of home-ownership
    • How working with a Housing Counseling Agency can benefit me
    • Determining how much you can afford prior to shopping for a home
    • The risks and benefits of buying in today's markets
    • Why NOW is the perfect time to buy
    • Short sales and foreclosures
    • Mortgage financing options for the first time home buyers (CHFA, FHA, etc)
    Speakers:
    Beverly Hoppie & Nancy Jean, Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust
    Guy Bocicault, Bocicault Real Estate
    Frantz Jeanty, Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc.

    Free continental breakfast included.
    • 20 Mar 2012
    • 5:15 PM - 6:15 PM
    • FSW, INC CT 475 CLINTON AVENUE, BRIDGEPORT CT
    A two (2) Part Financial Education Workshop.
      Why you should SAVE, SAVE and SAVE?      

    A free two (2) part financial education class.

    • Learn what Bank on Connecticut can do for you        
    • Get connected to Bank on Connecticut                    
    • You will get the information you need to open a basic  saving or checking account                                 
    • Ever bounce a check? You might be on chex System.  
    • Get the information you need to pull your chex system report and read it. 
    This workshop will give you an overview of the Bank on Connecticut service at FSW, Inc. You will learn about the Basic Banking Orientation and get connected to an        upcoming orientation. At the Basic Banking Orientation, you will learn to open and effectively use an account to   save, pay bills and manage money. Bank on Connecticut participants will have the opportunity to meet with   representatives from the banks and open a safe account.                                                                  

    Part I: Pay Yourself First                                

    Part II: Basic Banking Orientation              

    Spaces are limited MUST register for both classes early 

    • 20 Mar 2012
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Co-Opportunity, Inc 20-28 Sargeant St. Hartford, CT
    Join us to learn about insurance basics. What kinds of insurance are available? what questions should I ask the professionals? How do I determine what I need in insurance? And more...
    • 20 Mar 2012
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • NEON, Inc., 165 Flax Hill Rd., 3rd Fl., Norwalk, CT 06854
    • 15

    One of the essential tools that can help you reach your financial goals is credit management.  When credit is used wisely it can be a part of your plan to reach your major long term goals. Also, the class will talk about predatory lending and how it can hurt your credit.


    Presenter:  Sheryle McMillan, Money Management Intl.



      

    • 21 Mar 2012
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    • FSW, Inc. 475 Clinton Ave, Bridgeport, CT
    This class is for those who register as a Bank On Connecticut Member, and would like to open a no- or low-cost bank account.  Visit www.bankonct.org to register.

    The goal of the Basic Banking Orientation is to provide you with the tools to better communicate with banking employees and manage a bank account. The orientation will review the following:

    • The benefit of having a bank account
    • What joining a bank can do for you
    • How to open a bank account
    • How to use your bank account
    • Your consumer rights and how to resolve problems
    • How to avoid banking fees and make the most out of an account
    • 21 Mar 2012
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • United Way of West Central CT, 200 Main Street, Bristol, CT
    • 15
    This class will discuss the following:
    -  setting goals and priorities to help you toward your financial destination
    -  Managing income and expenses with a spending plan
    -  Using credit wisely

    Questions, please call the United Way offices
     at (860) 582-9559



    • 21 Mar 2012
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • City Hall Annex, 999 Broad St, Bridgeport, CT
    This clinic is open to any homeowner facing foreclosure.

    What is offered:
    • information about the judicial foreclosure and mediation process
    • guidance on how to prepare and what documents to bring to court
    • referrals to housing counseling agencies
    • opportunity to meet one-on-one with volunteer attorneys or law students
    Room location is the OPED Conference Room on the 2nd floor.

    This is made possible through a collaboration between the CT Fair Housing Center and Homes Saved by Faith along with Mayor Bill Finch.


    • 22 Mar 2012
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • New Life Corporation, 540 Ella T. Grasso Blvd., Bldg. #2, New Haven, CT
    • 10
    Learn how to order, read, and repair your credit report.  Also learn what it means to build a good credit history and how to do it.  The instructor will cover how opening credit card accounts can work for and against you.

    Instructor:  John Antonakis
    • 27 Mar 2012
    • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Neighborhood Housing Services of New Britain, 223 Broad Street New Britain, CT 06053
    This program is designed to help very low to moderate income individuals understand basic financial services, develop money management skills, and learn how to use banking services effectively.

    Topics include:
    • Bank On It: Bank Services
    • Money Matters: How to keep track of your money
    • Pay Yourself First: Why you should save, save, save
    • To Your Credit: How your credit history will affect your credit future
    • Your Own Home: What is homeownership all about?
    • 27 Mar 2012
    • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • University High School of Science & Engineering, 351 Mark Twain Drive, Hartford
    This clinic is open to any homeowner facing foreclosure.

    What is offered:
    • information about the judicial foreclosure and mediation process
    • guidance on how to prepare and what documents to bring to court
    • referrals to housing counseling agencies
    • opportunity to meet one-on-one with volunteer attorneys, paralegals and paralegal students from the University of Hartford Paralegal Studies Program
    This is made possible through a collaboration between the CT Fair Housing Center and the University of Hartford Paralegal Studies Program


    • 28 Mar 2012
    • 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    • NEON/Norwalk Works, 165 Flax Hill Rd, Norwalk, CT 06854
    This class is for those who register as a Bank On Connecticut Member, and would like to open a no- or low-cost bank account.  Visit www.bankonct.org to register.

    The goal of the Basic Banking Orientation is to provide you with the tools to better communicate with banking employees and manage a bank account. The orientation will review the following:

    • The benefit of having a bank account
    • What joining a bank can do for you
    • How to open a bank account
    • How to use your bank account
    • Your consumer rights and how to resolve problems
    • How to avoid banking fees and make the most out of an account
    • 28 Mar 2012
    • 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    • Junta for Progressive Action, 169 Grand Ave, New Haven, CT 06513
    This class is for those who register as a Bank On Connecticut Member, and would like to open a no- or low-cost bank account.  Visit www.bankonct.org to register.

    The goal of the Basic Banking Orientation is to provide you with the tools to better communicate with banking employees and manage a bank account. The orientation will review the following:

    • The benefit of having a bank account
    • What joining a bank can do for you
    • How to open a bank account
    • How to use your bank account
    • Your consumer rights and how to resolve problems
    • How to avoid banking fees and make the most out of an account

    La orientación repasará el siguiente:

    • la ventaja del tener una cuenta bancaria
    • que puede hacer por usted al abrí una cuenta bancaria
    • cómo abrir una cuenta bancaria
    • cómo utilizar su cuenta bancaria
    • sus derechos como consumidor y cómo resolver problemas
    • cómo evitar honorarios de las actividades bancarias y hacer lo mejor de su cuenta
    • 28 Mar 2012
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • TEAM, Inc., 30 Elizabeth St, Derby, CT 06418
    • 20
    This class is for those who register as a Bank On Connecticut Member, and would like to open a no- or low-cost bank account.  Visit www.bankonct.org to register.

    The goal of the Basic Banking Orientation is to provide you with the tools to better communicate with banking employees and manage a bank account. The orientation will review the following:

    • The benefit of having a bank account
    • What joining a bank can do for you
    • How to open a bank account
    • How to use your bank account
    • Your consumer rights and how to resolve problems
    • How to avoid banking fees and make the most out of an account
    • 31 Mar 2012
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust, 240 Fairfield Avenue, 3rd Floor, Bridgeport, CT
    • 9
    Registration has reached FULL CAPACITY.

    This class is geared toward people who are interested in purchasing their first home.  If the course is completed you will receive a pre-purchase certificate, which may help you find a lower interest rate loan. Instructors will cover the following topics:

    • Advantages & Disadvantages of Homeownership
    • How to establish and maintain a spending plan
    • How to maintain a good credit score
    • How to shop for a home, negotiate the purchase contract, home inspections, and appraisals
    • Overview of a mortgage application, the approval, and closing process
    • Type of home insurance
    • How to protect your home once you make the purchase
    • Foreclosure prevention and avoiding predatory lenders
    Complimentary breakfast and lunch are provided.
    • 31 Mar 2012
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Neighborhood Housing Services of New Britain, 223 Broad Street New Britain, CT 06053
    This course is available for CHFA loan applicants AND any prospective homebuyers in the community

    The 8 hour course covers the technical, financial and practical aspects involved in buying and maintaining a home, including:
    • the purchase process from offer to closing
    • ways to protect your investment (such as planning a budget and a home maintenance schedule as well as foreclosure prevention)
    • individualized financial credit and counseling sessions
    • 05 Apr 2012
    • 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    • Co-Opportunity, 20-28 Sargeant Street, Hartford, CT 06105
    This class will provide information on local, statewide, and national foreclosure prevention resources.  Including:
    • Loan restructuring options that are available through local banks, CHFA, and HUD
    • Alternative options to foreclosure, such as, repayment plans, forbearance, modifications, short sales, bankruptcy, and deed in lieu of foreclosure
    • Foreclosure and credit laws

    • 05 Apr 2012
    • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Neighborhood Housing Services of New Britain, 223 Broad Street New Britain, CT 06053
    The free seminar will provide help for those who have mortgage payments that are increasing, are worried about losing their home, or can’t afford their home loan. This is a great opportunity for those facing tough times to learn their legal rights and options.

    The purpose of this workshop is to enable you to:
    • Know the Team Players and What Role You Play
    • Understand the Importance of a Counseling Session
    • Prepare the Required Documentations to Present to Your Mortgage Company
    • What Are the Alternatives to Foreclosure & Workout Options?
    • Unveil the Mystery of the Foreclosure Process
    • 05 Apr 2012
    • 5:30 PM
    • 26 Apr 2012
    • 8:00 PM
    • Co-opportunity, Inc. 20-28 Sargeant Street, Hartford, CT 06105
    • 25
    Part 4 of 4 in a series of weekly classes that will cover the following topics:
    • Banking & Borrowing
    • Creating & Maintaining a Realistic Budget
    • Building Good Credit
    • How to create an action plan for your future
    • An in depth look at your credit, income, and assets admittancerespectfully
    Attendance at all four classes is required and the doors close promptly at 5:45pm. We respectfully request that you please plan accordingly.

     

    *Please note - We are unable to accommodate children in these workshops.

     

     

     

    • 05 Apr 2012
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Neighborhood Housing Services of Waterbury, 161 North Main Street, Waterbury CT 06702

    Topics Include:

    • Building and re-establishing credit
    • Finding your financial personality
    • Increasing savings- what, when and where
    • Borrowing basics
    • Making a plan
    Instructor: Owen Quinn, Executive Director, Neighborhood Housing Services of Waterbury

    Call (203) 753-1896 x10 to register

    • 05 Apr 2012
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Burroughs Community Center, 2470 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport, CT
    Learn benefits of using a bank vs. using check cashing services, Also the steps to opening a checking account, reconciling an account and writing checks.
    • 07 Apr 2012
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Co-opportunity, 20 - 28 Sergeant Street Hartford, CT 06105
    Instructors in this workshop will review the pros and cons of homeownership and provide an overview of the homebuying process.  Participants learn about the key players in the process and the true costs of a mortgage payment.  The workshop begins with a 10 question assessment to determine the participant’s knowledge of homeownership.  This course is open to all.

    The course covers the following topics:
    • Shopping for a Home
    • Getting a Loan
    • Keeping Your Home and Managing Your Finances

    • 10 Apr 2012
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Bridgeport Public Library (Newfield Branch), 1230 Stratford Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06607
    • 25

    You deserve a chance. Let us work together to get you banking. 

    This workshop will give you an overview of the Bank On Connecticut service at FSW, Inc. You will learn about the basic banking orientation where you will learn how to open and effectively use an account to save, pay bills, and manage money as well as get connected to an upcoming basic banking orientation.


    Free giveaways for all participants who attends.

    Spaces are limited, register early 

    • 10 Apr 2012
    • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Co-opportunity, 20-28 Sargeant Street, Hartford, CT 06105
    This workshop is ONLY for those who have applied for a CHFA mortgage. 

    This three hour course reviews what happens once you have applied for the mortgage, the ins and outs of working with CHFA, a review of the closing process, budgeting process and a look at maintaining your new home.


    • 10 Apr 2012
    • 5:45 PM - 8:45 PM
    • Neighborhood Housing Services of New Britain, 223 Broad Street New Britain, CT 06053
    This course is ONLY available for CHFA loan applicants of the Downpayment Assistance Program, the Homeownership Program, and the Home of Your Own Mortgage Program.

    This three hour course covers the technical, financial and practical aspects involved in buying and maintaining a home. It reviews the purchase process from offer to closing and offers ways to protect your investment, such as planning a budget and a home maintenance schedule as well as foreclosure prevention.
    • 12 Apr 2012
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • CTE, Inc. 34 Woodland Ave, Stamford, CT 06902
    This class is for those who register as a Bank On Connecticut Member, and would like to open a no- or low-cost bank account.  Visit www.bankonct.org to register.

    The goal of the Basic Banking Orientation is to provide you with the tools to better communicate with banking employees and manage a bank account. The orientation will review the following:

    • The benefit of having a bank account
    • What joining a bank can do for you
    • How to open a bank account
    • How to use your bank account
    • Your consumer rights and how to resolve problems
    • How to avoid banking fees and make the most out of an account
    • 12 Apr 2012
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • NHS of Waterbury: 161 North Main Street, Waterbury CT

    Topics Include:

    • Leases - Oral vs. Written
    • Collecting Rent
    • Landlord and Tenant Responsibilities
    • Deposits
    Instructor: Owen Quinn, Executive Director, Neighborhood Housing Services of Waterbury
    Call (203) 753-1896 x10 to register

    • 16 Apr 2012
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Co-opportunity, 20 - 28 Sergeant Street Hartford, CT 06105

    The goal of this workshop is to help students formulate goals, prioritize spending and develop realistic spending plans.  The instructor offers ideas on simple methods to track spending and maintain better personal records. 


    You will have the opportunity to discuss how to change the way you use money, as well as look at what are needs versus wants.  You will leave the class with  a financial action plan.

    • 17 Apr 2012
    • 5:15 PM - 6:15 PM
    • FSW, INC CT 475 CLINTON AVENUE, BRIDGEPORT CT
    A two (2) Part Financial Education Workshop.

                                                 

    Why you should SAVE, SAVE and SAVE?      

    A free two (2) part financial education class.

    • Learn what Bank on Connecticut can do for you        
    • Get connected to Bank on Connecticut                    
    • You will get the information you need to open a basic  saving or checking account                                 
    • Ever bounce a check? You might be on chex System.  
    • Get the information you need to pull your chex system report and read it. 
    This workshop will give you an overview of the Bank on Connecticut service at FSW, Inc. You will learn about the Basic Banking Orientation and get connected to an        upcoming orientation. At the Basic Banking Orientation, you will learn to open and effectively use an account to   save, pay bills and manage money. Bank on Connecticut participants will have the opportunity to meet with   representatives from the banks and open a safe account.                                                                  

    Part I: Pay Yourself First                                

    Part II: Basic Banking Orientation              

    Spaces are limited MUST register for both classes early 

    • 17 Apr 2012
    • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • University High School of Science & Engineering, 351 Mark Twain Drive, Hartford
    This clinic is open to any homeowner facing foreclosure.

    What is offered:
    • information about the judicial foreclosure and mediation process
    • guidance on how to prepare and what documents to bring to court
    • referrals to housing counseling agencies
    • opportunity to meet one-on-one with volunteer attorneys, paralegals and paralegal students from the University of Hartford Paralegal Studies Program
    This is made possible through a collaboration between the CT Fair Housing Center and the University of Hartford Paralegal Studies Program


    • 18 Apr 2012
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    • FSW, Inc. 475 Clinton Ave, Bridgeport, CT
    This class is for those who register as a Bank On Connecticut Member, and would like to open a no- or low-cost bank account.  Visit www.bankonct.org to register.

    The goal of the Basic Banking Orientation is to provide you with the tools to better communicate with banking employees and manage a bank account. The orientation will review the following:

    • The benefit of having a bank account
    • What joining a bank can do for you
    • How to open a bank account
    • How to use your bank account
    • Your consumer rights and how to resolve problems
    • How to avoid banking fees and make the most out of an account
    • 18 Apr 2012
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Government Center, 888 Washington Boulevard, Stamford, CT
    This clinic is open to any homeowner facing foreclosure.

    What is offered:
    • information about the judicial foreclosure and mediation process
    • guidance on how to prepare and what documents to bring to court
    • referrals to housing counseling agencies
    • opportunity to meet one-on-one with volunteer attorneys or law students
    Room location is the Cafeteria on the 4th floor.

    This is made possible through a collaboration between the CT Fair Housing Center and Homes Saved by Faith along with Mayor Michael Pavia


    • 18 Apr 2012
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • TEAM, Inc., 30 Elizabeth St, Derby, CT 06418
    • 20
    This class is for those who register as a Bank On Connecticut Member, and would like to open a no- or low-cost bank account.  Visit www.bankonct.org to register.

    The goal of the Basic Banking Orientation is to provide you with the tools to better communicate with banking employees and manage a bank account. The orientation will review the following:

    • The benefit of having a bank account
    • What joining a bank can do for you
    • How to open a bank account
    • How to use your bank account
    • Your consumer rights and how to resolve problems
    • How to avoid banking fees and make the most out of an account
    • 24 Apr 2012
    • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Neighborhood Housing Services of New Britain, 223 Broad Street New Britain, CT 06053
    This program is designed to help very low to moderate income individuals understand basic financial services, develop money management skills, and learn how to use banking services effectively.

    Topics include:
    • Bank On It: Bank Services
    • Money Matters: How to keep track of your money
    • Pay Yourself First: Why you should save, save, save
    • To Your Credit: How your credit history will affect your credit future
    • Your Own Home: What is homeownership all about?
    • 25 Apr 2012
    • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    • NEON/Norwalk Works, 165 Flax Hill Rd, Norwalk, CT 06854
    • 20
    This class is for those who register as a Bank On Connecticut Member, and would like to open a no- or low-cost bank account.  Visit www.bankonct.org to register.

    The goal of the Basic Banking Orientation is to provide you with the tools to better communicate with banking employees and manage a bank account. The orientation will review the following:

    • The benefit of having a bank account
    • What joining a bank can do for you
    • How to open a bank account
    • How to use your bank account
    • Your consumer rights and how to resolve problems
    • How to avoid banking fees and make the most out of an account
    • 25 Apr 2012
    • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    • Bridgeport Public Library (Newfield Branch), 1230 Stratford Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06607
    • 25

    You deserve a chance. Let us work together to get you banking again. 

    This workshop will give you an overview of the Bank On Connecticut service at FSW, Inc. You will learn about the basic banking orientation where you will learn how to open and effectively use an account to save, pay bills, and manage money as well as get connected to an upcoming basic banking orientation.


    Free giveaways for all participants who attends.

    Spaces are limited, register early 

    • 26 Apr 2012
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Burroughs Community Center, 2470 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport, CT
    Learn the use of credit report, how to order, read and repair your credit. Building a credit history via credit cards, and how they can work for and against you.
    • 28 Apr 2012
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Neighborhood Housing Services of Waterbury, 161 North Main Street, Waterbury CT 06702

    Tome este curso y aprende cómo comprar su primera casa con pagos mensuales razonables.


    Los temas incluyen:

    • Toma de paso a paso
    • Ahorrar para una vivienda
    • Negociar el mejor precio de compra
    • Información acerca de opciones de hipotecas
    • Entender sus responsabilidades
      Instructor: Owen Quinn, Executive Director, Neighborhood Housing Services of Waterbury
    • 28 Apr 2012
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust, 240 Fairfield Avenue, 3rd Floor, Bridgeport, CT
    • 10
    This class is geared toward people who are interested in purchasing their first home.  If the course is completed you will receive a pre-purchase certificate, which may help you find a lower interest rate loan. Instructors will cover the following topics:

    • Advantages & Disadvantages of Homeownership
    • How to establish and maintain a spending plan
    • How to maintain a good credit score
    • How to shop for a home, negotiate the purchase contract, home inspections, and appraisals
    • Overview of a mortgage application, the approval, and closing process
    • Type of home insurance
    • How to protect your home once you make the purchase
    • Foreclosure prevention and avoiding predatory lenders
    Complimentary breakfast and lunch are provided.
    • 28 Apr 2012
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Neighborhood Housing Services of New Britain, 223 Broad Street New Britain, CT 06053
    This course is available for CHFA loan applicants AND any prospective homebuyers in the community

    The 8 hour course covers the technical, financial and practical aspects involved in buying and maintaining a home, including:
    • the purchase process from offer to closing
    • ways to protect your investment (such as planning a budget and a home maintenance schedule as well as foreclosure prevention)
    • individualized financial credit and counseling sessions
    • 03 May 2012
    • 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    • Co-Opportunity, 20-28 Sargeant Street, Hartford, CT 06105
    This class will provide information on local, statewide, and national foreclosure prevention resources.  Including:
    • Loan restructuring options that are available through local banks, CHFA, and HUD
    • Alternative options to foreclosure, such as, repayment plans, forbearance, modifications, short sales, bankruptcy, and deed in lieu of foreclosure
    • Foreclosure and credit laws

    • 03 May 2012
    • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Neighborhood Housing Services of New Britain, 223 Broad Street New Britain, CT 06053
    The free seminar will provide help for those who have mortgage payments that are increasing, are worried about losing their home, or can’t afford their home loan. This is a great opportunity for those facing tough times to learn their legal rights and options.

    The purpose of this workshop is to enable you to:
    • Know the Team Players and What Role You Play
    • Understand the Importance of a Counseling Session
    • Prepare the Required Documentations to Present to Your Mortgage Company
    • What Are the Alternatives to Foreclosure & Workout Options?
    • Unveil the Mystery of the Foreclosure Process
    • 03 May 2012
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Neighborhood Housing Services of Waterbury, 161 North Main Street, Waterbury CT 06702

    Topics Include:

    • Building and re-establishing credit
    • Finding your financial personality
    • Increasing savings- what, when and where
    • Borrowing basics
    • Making a plan
    Instructor: Owen Quinn, Executive Director, Neighborhood Housing Services of Waterbury
    Call (203) 753-1896 x10 to register

    • 03 May 2012
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Burroughs Community Center, 2470 Faifield Avenue, Bridgeport, CT
    One of the essential tools that can help you reach your financial goals is your credit management. Learn how to use credit wisely and how it can be a part of your
    • 08 May 2012
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Bridgeport Public Library (Newfield Branch), 1230 Stratford Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06607
    • 25

    You deserve a chance. Let us work together to get you banking. 

    This workshop will give you an overview of the Bank On Connecticut service at FSW, Inc. You will learn about the basic banking orientation where you will learn how to open and effectively use an account to save, pay bills, and manage money as well as get connected to an upcoming basic banking orientation.


    Free giveaways for all participants who attends.

    Spaces are limited, register early 

    • 08 May 2012
    • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Co-opportunity, 20-28 Sargeant Street, Hartford, CT 06105
    This workshop is ONLY for those who have applied for a CHFA mortgage. 

    This three hour course reviews what happens once you have applied for the mortgage, the ins and outs of working with CHFA, a review of the closing process, budgeting process and a look at maintaining your new home.


    • 08 May 2012
    • 5:45 PM - 8:45 PM
    • Neighborhood Housing Services of New Britain, 223 Broad Street New Britain, CT 06053
    This course is ONLY available for CHFA loan applicants of the Downpayment Assistance Program, the Homeownership Program, and the Home of Your Own Mortgage Program.

    This three hour course covers the technical, financial and practical aspects involved in buying and maintaining a home. It reviews the purchase process from offer to closing and offers ways to protect your investment, such as planning a budget and a home maintenance schedule as well as foreclosure prevention.
    • 10 May 2012
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • NHS of Waterbury: 161 North Main Street, Waterbury CT

    Topics Include:

    • Leases - Oral vs. Written
    • Collecting Rent
    • Landlord and Tenant Responsibilities
    • Deposits
    Instructor: Owen Quinn, Executive Director, Neighborhood Housing Services of Waterbury
    Call (203) 753-1896 x10 to register

    • 10 May 2012
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • CTE, Inc. 34 Woodland Ave, Stamford, CT 06902
    This class is for those who register as a Bank On Connecticut Member, and would like to open a no- or low-cost bank account.  Visit www.bankonct.org to register.

    The goal of the Basic Banking Orientation is to provide you with the tools to better communicate with banking employees and manage a bank account. The orientation will review the following:

    • The benefit of having a bank account
    • What joining a bank can do for you
    • How to open a bank account
    • How to use your bank account
    • Your consumer rights and how to resolve problems
    • How to avoid banking fees and make the most out of an account
    • 12 May 2012
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Co-opportunity, 20 - 28 Sergeant Street Hartford, CT 06105
    Instructors in this workshop will review the pros and cons of homeownership and provide an overview of the homebuying process.  Participants learn about the key players in the process and the true costs of a mortgage payment.  The workshop begins with a 10 question assessment to determine the participant’s knowledge of homeownership.  This course is open to all.

    The course covers the following topics:
    • Shopping for a Home
    • Getting a Loan
    • Keeping Your Home and Managing Your Finances

    • 15 May 2012
    • 5:15 PM - 6:15 PM
    • FSW, INC CT 475 CLINTON AVENUE, BRIDGEPORT CT
    A two (2) Part Financial Education Workshop.
                                               
    Why you should SAVE, SAVE and SAVE?      

    A free two (2) part financial education class.

    • Learn what Bank on Connecticut can do for you        
    • Get connected to Bank on Connecticut                    
    • You will get the information you need to open a basic  saving or checking account                                 
    • Ever bounce a check? You might be on chex System.  
    • Get the information you need to pull your chex system report and read it. 
    This workshop will give you an overview of the Bank on Connecticut service at FSW, Inc. You will learn about the Basic Banking Orientation and get connected to an        upcoming orientation. At the Basic Banking Orientation, you will learn to open and effectively use an account to   save, pay bills and manage money. Bank on Connecticut participants will have the opportunity to meet with   representatives from the banks and open a safe account.                                                                  

    Part I: Pay Yourself First                                

    Part II: Basic Banking Orientation              

    Spaces are limited MUST register for both classes early 

    • 15 May 2012
    • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • University High School of Science & Engineering, 351 Mark Twain Drive, Hartford
    This clinic is open to any homeowner facing foreclosure.

    What is offered:
    • information about the judicial foreclosure and mediation process
    • guidance on how to prepare and what documents to bring to court
    • referrals to housing counseling agencies
    • opportunity to meet one-on-one with volunteer attorneys, paralegals and paralegal students from the University of Hartford Paralegal Studies Program
    This is made possible through a collaboration between the CT Fair Housing Center and the University of Hartford Paralegal Studies Program


    • 16 May 2012
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    • FSW, Inc. 475 Clinton Ave, Bridgeport, CT
    This class is for those who register as a Bank On Connecticut Member, and would like to open a no- or low-cost bank account.  Visit www.bankonct.org to register.

    The goal of the Basic Banking Orientation is to provide you with the tools to better communicate with banking employees and manage a bank account. The orientation will review the following:

    • The benefit of having a bank account
    • What joining a bank can do for you
    • How to open a bank account
    • How to use your bank account
    • Your consumer rights and how to resolve problems
    • How to avoid banking fees and make the most out of an account
    • 16 May 2012
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • City Hall, 125 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT
    This clinic is open to any homeowner facing foreclosure.

    What is offered:
    • information about the judicial foreclosure and mediation process
    • guidance on how to prepare and what documents to bring to court
    • referrals to housing counseling agencies
    • opportunity to meet one-on-one with volunteer attorneys or law students
    Room location is the Community Room on the 1st floor.

    This is made possible through a collaboration between the CT Fair Housing Center and Homes Saved by Faith along with Mayor Richard Moccia.


    • 19 May 2012
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Neighborhood Housing Services of Waterbury, 161 North Main Street, Waterbury CT 06702

    Don’t just let investors take advantage of historically low home prices!  Take this free course and learn how to get into your first home with monthly payments you can live with.


    Topics Include:

    • Taking it step by step
    • Saving for a home
    • Negotiating your best purchase price
    • Learning about mortgage options
    • Understanding your responsibilities

    Instructor: Owen Quinn, Executive Director, Neighborhood Housing Services of Waterbury

    • 19 May 2012
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Neighborhood Housing Services of New Britain, 223 Broad Street New Britain, CT 06053
    This course is available for CHFA loan applicants AND any prospective homebuyers in the community

    The 8 hour course covers the technical, financial and practical aspects involved in buying and maintaining a home, including:
    • the purchase process from offer to closing
    • ways to protect your investment (such as planning a budget and a home maintenance schedule as well as foreclosure prevention)
    • individualized financial credit and counseling sessions
    • 22 May 2012
    • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Neighborhood Housing Services of New Britain, 223 Broad Street New Britain, CT 06053
    This program is designed to help very low to moderate income individuals understand basic financial services, develop money management skills, and learn how to use banking services effectively.

    Topics include:
    • Bank On It: Bank Services
    • Money Matters: How to keep track of your money
    • Pay Yourself First: Why you should save, save, save
    • To Your Credit: How your credit history will affect your credit future
    • Your Own Home: What is homeownership all about?
    • 23 May 2012
    • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • TEAM, Inc., 30 Elizabeth St, Derby, CT 06418
    • 20
    This class is for those who register as a Bank On Connecticut Member, and would like to open a no- or low-cost bank account.  Visit www.bankonct.org to register.

    The goal of the Basic Banking Orientation is to provide you with the tools to better communicate with banking employees and manage a bank account. The orientation will review the following:

    • The benefit of having a bank account
    • What joining a bank can do for you
    • How to open a bank account
    • How to use your bank account
    • Your consumer rights and how to resolve problems
    • How to avoid banking fees and make the most out of an account
    • 23 May 2012
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    • NEON/Norwalk Works, 165 Flax Hill Rd, Norwalk, CT 06854
    • 20
    This class is for those who register as a Bank On Connecticut Member, and would like to open a no- or low-cost bank account.  Visit www.bankonct.org to register.

    The goal of the Basic Banking Orientation is to provide you with the tools to better communicate with banking employees and manage a bank account. The orientation will review the following:

    • The benefit of having a bank account
    • What joining a bank can do for you
    • How to open a bank account
    • How to use your bank account
    • Your consumer rights and how to resolve problems
    • How to avoid banking fees and make the most out of an account
    • 26 May 2012
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust, 240 Fairfield Avenue, 3rd Floor, Bridgeport, CT
    • 10
    This class is geared toward people who are interested in purchasing their first home.  If the course is completed you will receive a pre-purchase certificate, which may help you find a lower interest rate loan. Instructors will cover the following topics:

    • Advantages & Disadvantages of Homeownership
    • How to establish and maintain a spending plan
    • How to maintain a good credit score
    • How to shop for a home, negotiate the purchase contract, home inspections, and appraisals
    • Overview of a mortgage application, the approval, and closing process
    • Type of home insurance
    • How to protect your home once you make the purchase
    • Foreclosure prevention and avoiding predatory lenders
    Complimentary breakfast and lunch are provided.
    • 30 May 2012
    • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    • Bridgeport Public Library (Newfield Branch), 1230 Stratford Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06607
    • 25

    You deserve a chance. Let us work together to get you banking. 

    This workshop will give you an overview of the Bank On Connecticut service at FSW, Inc. You will learn about the basic banking orientation where you will learn how to open and effectively use an account to save, pay bills, and manage money as well as get connected to an upcoming basic banking orientation.


    Free giveaways for all participants who attends.

    Spaces are limited, register early 

    • 06 Jun 2012
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust. 240 Fairfield Avenue, 3rd Floor. Bridgeport, CT 06604
    Esta clase enseña habilidades y técnicas útiles para planear sus finanzas, y como resulto, se pondrá más confidente sobre su capacidad a vivir de acuerdo con sus posibilidades y cómo manejar emergencias, reducir deuda, y ahorrar para el futuro. Incluye el cuaderno de actividades.



    • 07 Jun 2012
    • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Neighborhood Housing Services of New Britain, 223 Broad Street New Britain, CT 06053
    The free seminar will provide help for those who have mortgage payments that are increasing, are worried about losing their home, or can’t afford their home loan. This is a great opportunity for those facing tough times to learn their legal rights and options.

    The purpose of this workshop is to enable you to:
    • Know the Team Players and What Role You Play
    • Understand the Importance of a Counseling Session
    • Prepare the Required Documentations to Present to Your Mortgage Company
    • What Are the Alternatives to Foreclosure & Workout Options?
    • Unveil the Mystery of the Foreclosure Process
    • 07 Jun 2012
    • 5:30 PM
    • 28 Jun 2012
    • 8:00 PM
    • Co-opportunity, Inc. 20-28 Sargeant Street, Hartford, CT 06105
    • 27
    A 4-part series of weekly classes that will cover the following topics:
    • Banking & Borrowing
    • Creating & Maintaining a Realistic Budget
    • Building Good Credit
    • How to create an action plan for your future
    • An in depth look at your credit, income, and assets
    Attendance at all four classes is required and the doors close promptly at 5:45pm. We respectfully request that you please plan accordingly.

     

    *Please note - We are unable to accommodate children in these workshops.

     

     

     

    • 07 Jun 2012
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Neighborhood Housing Services of Waterbury, 161 North Main Street, Waterbury CT 06702

    Topics Include:

    • Building and re-establishing credit
    • Finding your financial personality
    • Increasing savings- what, when and where
    • Borrowing basics
    • Making a plan
    Instructor: Owen Quinn, Executive Director, Neighborhood Housing Services of Waterbury
    Call (203) 753-1896 x10 to register

    • 07 Jun 2012
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Burroughs Community Center, 2470 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport, CT
    It is easy to become overwhelmed by debt.  This class will help you recognize different kinds of loan such as a mortgage, credit card debt, and student loans.  After figuring out what you owe, it is important to set up a plan to pay off your debt in a timely and affordable way. The instructor will also help you identify how much loan you are able to afford and whether bankruptcy is an option
    • 12 Jun 2012
    • 5:45 PM - 8:45 PM
    • Neighborhood Housing Services of New Britain, 223 Broad Street New Britain, CT 06053
    This course is ONLY available for CHFA loan applicants of the Downpayment Assistance Program, the Homeownership Program, and the Home of Your Own Mortgage Program.

    This three hour course covers the technical, financial and practical aspects involved in buying and maintaining a home. It reviews the purchase process from offer to closing and offers ways to protect your investment, such as planning a budget and a home maintenance schedule as well as foreclosure prevention.
    • 14 Jun 2012
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • NHS of Waterbury: 161 North Main Street, Waterbury CT

    Topics Include:

    • Leases - Oral vs. Written
    • Collecting Rent
    • Landlord and Tenant Responsibilities
    • Deposits
    Instructor: Owen Quinn, Executive Director, Neighborhood Housing Services of Waterbury
    Call (203) 753-1896 x10 to register

    • 14 Jun 2012
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Burroughs Community Center, 2470 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport CT

    What are the benefits and risks of owning a home? Calculate how much house you can afford and how much you need to save in order to buy. Gain insight into what lenders look for during the mortgage application process and review the types of loan available. Other topics to be addressed are: the financial impact of buying vs. renting; historical home prices and real estate fluctuation; and, how much of a down payment you will need.

    • 19 Jun 2012
    • 5:15 PM - 6:15 PM
    • FSW, INC CT 475 CLINTON AVENUE, BRIDGEPORT CT
    A two (2) Part Financial Education Workshop.

                                                 

    Why you should SAVE, SAVE and SAVE?      

    A free two (2) part financial education class.

    • Learn what Bank on Connecticut can do for you        
    • Get connected to Bank on Connecticut                    
    • You will get the information you need to open a basic  saving or checking account                                 
    • Ever bounce a check? You might be on chex System.  
    • Get the information you need to pull your chex system report and read it. 
    This workshop will give you an overview of the Bank on Connecticut service at FSW, Inc. You will learn about the Basic Banking Orientation and get connected to an        upcoming orientation. At the Basic Banking Orientation, you will learn to open and effectively use an account to   save, pay bills and manage money. Bank on Connecticut participants will have the opportunity to meet with   representatives from the banks and open a safe account.                                                                  

    Part I: Pay Yourself First                                

    Part II: Basic Banking Orientation              

    Spaces are limited MUST register for both classes early 

    • 19 Jun 2012
    • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • University High School of Science & Engineering, 351 Mark Twain Drive, Hartford
    This clinic is open to any homeowner facing foreclosure.

    What is offered:
    • information about the judicial foreclosure and mediation process
    • guidance on how to prepare and what documents to bring to court
    • referrals to housing counseling agencies
    • opportunity to meet one-on-one with volunteer attorneys, paralegals and paralegal students from the University of Hartford Paralegal Studies Program
    This is made possible through a collaboration between the CT Fair Housing Center and the University of Hartford Paralegal Studies Program


    • 20 Jun 2012
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • City Hall Annex, 999 Broad St, Bridgeport, CT
    This clinic is open to any homeowner facing foreclosure.

    What is offered:
    • information about the judicial foreclosure and mediation process
    • guidance on how to prepare and what documents to bring to court
    • referrals to housing counseling agencies
    • opportunity to meet one-on-one with volunteer attorneys or law students
    Room location is the OPED Conference Room on the 2nd floor.

    This is made possible through a collaboration between the CT Fair Housing Center and Homes Saved by Faith along with Mayor Bill Finch.


    • 23 Jun 2012
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Neighborhood Housing Services of Waterbury, 161 North Main Street, Waterbury CT 06702

    Don’t just let investors take advantage of historically low home prices!  Take this free course and learn how to get into your first home with monthly payments you can live with.


    Topics Include:

    • Taking it step by step
    • Saving for a home
    • Negotiating your best purchase price
    • Learning about mortgage options
    • Understanding your responsibilities
    • 26 Jun 2012
    • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Neighborhood Housing Services of New Britain, 223 Broad Street New Britain, CT 06053
    This program is designed to help very low to moderate income individuals understand basic financial services, develop money management skills, and learn how to use banking services effectively.

    Topics include:
    • Bank On It: Bank Services
    • Money Matters: How to keep track of your money
    • Pay Yourself First: Why you should save, save, save
    • To Your Credit: How your credit history will affect your credit future
    • Your Own Home: What is homeownership all about?
    • 30 Jun 2012
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust, 240 Fairfield Avenue, 3rd Floor, Bridgeport, CT
    • 10
    This class is geared toward people who are interested in purchasing their first home.  If the course is completed you will receive a pre-purchase certificate, which may help you find a lower interest rate loan. Instructors will cover the following topics:

    • Advantages & Disadvantages of Homeownership
    • How to establish and maintain a spending plan
    • How to maintain a good credit score
    • How to shop for a home, negotiate the purchase contract, home inspections, and appraisals
    • Overview of a mortgage application, the approval, and closing process
    • Type of home insurance
    • How to protect your home once you make the purchase
    • Foreclosure prevention and avoiding predatory lenders
    Complimentary breakfast and lunch are provided.
    • 30 Jun 2012
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Neighborhood Housing Services of New Britain, 223 Broad Street New Britain, CT 06053
    This course is available for CHFA loan applicants AND any prospective homebuyers in the community

    The 8 hour course covers the technical, financial and practical aspects involved in buying and maintaining a home, including:
    • the purchase process from offer to closing
    • ways to protect your investment (such as planning a budget and a home maintenance schedule as well as foreclosure prevention)
    • individualized financial credit and counseling sessions
    • 17 Jul 2012
    • 5:15 PM - 6:15 PM
    • FSW, INC CT 475 CLINTON AVENUE, BRIDGEPORT CT
    A two (2) Part Financial Education Workshop.

                                                 

    Why you should SAVE, SAVE and SAVE?      

    A free two (2) part financial education class.

    • Learn what Bank on Connecticut can do for you        
    • Get connected to Bank on Connecticut                    
    • You will get the information you need to open a basic  saving or checking account                                 
    • Ever bounce a check? You might be on chex System.  
    • Get the information you need to pull your chex system report and read it. 
    This workshop will give you an overview of the Bank on Connecticut service at FSW, Inc. You will learn about the Basic Banking Orientation and get connected to an        upcoming orientation. At the Basic Banking Orientation, you will learn to open and effectively use an account to   save, pay bills and manage money. Bank on Connecticut participants will have the opportunity to meet with   representatives from the banks and open a safe account.                                                                  

    Part I: Pay Yourself First                                

    Part II: Basic Banking Orientation              

    Spaces are limited MUST register for both classes early 

    • 18 Jul 2012
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Government Center, 888 Washington Boulevard, Stamford, CT
    This clinic is open to any homeowner facing foreclosure.

    What is offered:
    • information about the judicial foreclosure and mediation process
    • guidance on how to prepare and what documents to bring to court
    • referrals to housing counseling agencies
    • opportunity to meet one-on-one with volunteer attorneys or law students
    Room location is the Cafeteria on the 4th floor.

    This is made possible through a collaboration between the CT Fair Housing Center and Homes Saved by Faith along with Mayor Michael Pavia


    • 19 Jul 2012
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Co-opportunity, 20 - 28 Sergeant Street Hartford, CT 06105
    In this workshop, participants will learn what credit is and how it differs from debt, how to improve their credit score, how to read and understand what is contained in their credit report, how to dispute errors on their credit report, and how to re-establish and maintain positive credit.

    Larger topics include the importance of credit and the outward affects it has on non-lending debt such as car insurance and job attainment.  Instructors go into detail on credit's direct link to the budgeting process.
    • 28 Jul 2012
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust, 240 Fairfield Avenue, 3rd Floor, Bridgeport, CT
    • 10
    This class is geared toward people who are interested in purchasing their first home.  If the course is completed you will receive a pre-purchase certificate, which may help you find a lower interest rate loan. Instructors will cover the following topics:

    • Advantages & Disadvantages of Homeownership
    • How to establish and maintain a spending plan
    • How to maintain a good credit score
    • How to shop for a home, negotiate the purchase contract, home inspections, and appraisals
    • Overview of a mortgage application, the approval, and closing process
    • Type of home insurance
    • How to protect your home once you make the purchase
    • Foreclosure prevention and avoiding predatory lenders
    Complimentary breakfast and lunch are provided.
    • 09 Aug 2012
    • 5:30 PM
    • 30 Aug 2012
    • 8:00 PM
    • Co-opportunity, Inc. 20-28 Sargeant Street, Hartford, CT 06105
    • 27
    A 4-part series of weekly classes that will cover the following topics:
    • Banking & Borrowing
    • Creating & Maintaining a Realistic Budget
    • Building Good Credit
    • How to create an action plan for your future
    • An in depth look at your credit, income, and assets
    Attendance at all four classes is required and the doors close promptly at 5:45pm. We respectfully request that you please plan accordingly.

     

    *Please note - We are unable to accommodate children in these workshops.

     

     

     

    • 14 Aug 2012
    • 5:15 PM - 6:15 PM
    • FSW, INC CT 475 CLINTON AVENUE, BRIDGEPORT CT
    A two (2) Part Financial Education Workshop.
                                                
    Why you should SAVE, SAVE and SAVE?      

    A free two (2) part financial education class.

    • Learn what Bank on Connecticut can do for you        
    • Get connected to Bank on Connecticut                    
    • You will get the information you need to open a basic  saving or checking account                                 
    • Ever bounce a check? You might be on chex System.  
    • Get the information you need to pull your chex system report and read it. 
    This workshop will give you an overview of the Bank on Connecticut service at FSW, Inc. You will learn about the Basic Banking Orientation and get connected to an        upcoming orientation. At the Basic Banking Orientation, you will learn to open and effectively use an account to   save, pay bills and manage money. Bank on Connecticut participants will have the opportunity to meet with   representatives from the banks and open a safe account.                                                                  

    Part I: Pay Yourself First                                

    Part II: Basic Banking Orientation              

    Spaces are limited MUST register for both classes early 

    • 15 Aug 2012
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • City Hall, 125 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT
    This clinic is open to any homeowner facing foreclosure.

    What is offered:
    • information about the judicial foreclosure and mediation process
    • guidance on how to prepare and what documents to bring to court
    • referrals to housing counseling agencies
    • opportunity to meet one-on-one with volunteer attorneys or law students
    Room location is the Community Room on the 1st floor.

    This is made possible through a collaboration between the CT Fair Housing Center and Homes Saved by Faith along with Mayor Richard Moccia.


    • 25 Aug 2012
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust, 240 Fairfield Avenue, 3rd Floor, Bridgeport, CT
    • 10
    This class is geared toward people who are interested in purchasing their first home.  If the course is completed you will receive a pre-purchase certificate, which may help you find a lower interest rate loan. Instructors will cover the following topics:

    • Advantages & Disadvantages of Homeownership
    • How to establish and maintain a spending plan
    • How to maintain a good credit score
    • How to shop for a home, negotiate the purchase contract, home inspections, and appraisals
    • Overview of a mortgage application, the approval, and closing process
    • Type of home insurance
    • How to protect your home once you make the purchase
    • Foreclosure prevention and avoiding predatory lenders
    Complimentary breakfast and lunch are provided.
    • 16 Oct 2012
    • 5:15 PM - 6:15 PM
    • FSW, INC CT 475 CLINTON AVENUE, BRIDGEPORT CT
    A two (2) Part Financial Education Workshop.
                                              
    Why you should SAVE, SAVE and SAVE?      

    A free two (2) part financial education class.

    • Learn what Bank on Connecticut can do for you        
    • Get connected to Bank on Connecticut                    
    • You will get the information you need to open a basic  saving or checking account                                 
    • Ever bounce a check? You might be on chex System.  
    • Get the information you need to pull your chex system report and read it. 
    This workshop will give you an overview of the Bank on Connecticut service at FSW, Inc. You will learn about the Basic Banking Orientation and get connected to an        upcoming orientation. At the Basic Banking Orientation, you will learn to open and effectively use an account to   save, pay bills and manage money. Bank on Connecticut participants will have the opportunity to meet with   representatives from the banks and open a safe account.                                                                  

    Part I: Pay Yourself First                                

    Part II: Basic Banking Orientation              

    Spaces are limited MUST register for both classes early 

    • 20 Nov 2012
    • 5:15 PM - 6:15 PM
    • FSW, INC CT 475 CLINTON AVENUE, BRIDGEPORT CT
    A two (2) Part Financial Education Workshop.

                                                 

    Why you should SAVE, SAVE and SAVE?      

    A free two (2) part financial education class.

    • Learn what Bank on Connecticut can do for you        
    • Get connected to Bank on Connecticut                    
    • You will get the information you need to open a basic  saving or checking account                                 
    • Ever bounce a check? You might be on chex System.  
    • Get the information you need to pull your chex system report and read it. 
    This workshop will give you an overview of the Bank on Connecticut service at FSW, Inc. You will learn about the Basic Banking Orientation and get connected to an        upcoming orientation. At the Basic Banking Orientation, you will learn to open and effectively use an account to   save, pay bills and manage money. Bank on Connecticut participants will have the opportunity to meet with   representatives from the banks and open a safe account.                                                                  

    Part I: Pay Yourself First                                

    Part II: Basic Banking Orientation              

    Spaces are limited MUST register for both classes early 

    • 18 Dec 2012
    • 5:15 PM - 6:15 PM
    • FSW, INC CT 475 CLINTON AVENUE, BRIDGEPORT CT
    A two (2) Part Financial Education Workshop.

                                                 

    Why you should SAVE, SAVE and SAVE?      

    A free two (2) part financial education class.

    • Learn what Bank on Connecticut can do for you        
    • Get connected to Bank on Connecticut                    
    • You will get the information you need to open a basic  saving or checking account                                 
    • Ever bounce a check? You might be on chex System.  
    • Get the information you need to pull your chex system report and read it. 
    This workshop will give you an overview of the Bank on Connecticut service at FSW, Inc. You will learn about the Basic Banking Orientation and get connected to an        upcoming orientation. At the Basic Banking Orientation, you will learn to open and effectively use an account to   save, pay bills and manage money. Bank on Connecticut participants will have the opportunity to meet with   representatives from the banks and open a safe account.                                                                  

    Part I: Pay Yourself First                                

    Part II: Basic Banking Orientation              

    Spaces are limited MUST register for both classes early