Struggling with Finances?
FINANCIAL Foundations PROGRAM
The Financial Foundations Program is a “FREE TO YOU” program that was developed for Family Housing Resources Inc., to help you build a strong foundation of financial education, grow your wealth, and achieve financial freedom. It includes a 10-week course that will cover topics such as budgeting, taxes, loans, and more. After the course, you will be paired with an expert mentor who will help you make a plan to achieve your financial goals.
This course will be held online at no cost to you AND all participants that complete the program successfully may be eligible to receive up to $200.00!
This program will be held online through virtual meetings on Tuesdays from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM beginning September 14th, 2021. Then after you complete the 10-week program, you will be paired with a mentor for 3 planning and goal-setting sessions.
If you are interested in attending, please read below to determine if you meet the eligibility requirements. If you feel that you meet all requirements, please click on NEXT STEPS below.
- Are you willing and able to attend and complete the online program on Tuesdays from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM starting September 14th?
- Do you have access to technology that would allow you to attend these virtual meetings?
- Are you willing to be transparent with your information such as credit score, income level? This information will be kept confidential and is for evaluation purposes only.
- Does your household fall at or below the following income levels? (For example, if you have 4 people in your household and made $68,375 or less as your household income, you would be eligible.)
Over 10 weeks, you will be covering a wide variety of topics about your finances. Our goal is to make sure you finish the program with a strong foundation of knowledge when it comes to dealing with your money.
Learn how to create a realistic and achievable budget to work towards financial freedom, as well as the basics of investing to help you build your wealth for years to come.
Learn about the importance of your credit history and how to improve your credit score, how to minimize and avoid bad debt, and how to plan for a debt-free future.
Learn about the options available to you regarding filing your taxes, as well as how to maximize your credits and avoid overpaying.
Learn the basics of how to open a checking account, what options are available to you, and how to safely manage your accounts online.
Learn about the basics of insurance, what types of coverage are available and recommended for you, as well as how to properly utilize insurance should the need arise.
Learn about the dangers and potential financial pitfalls you could encounter, as well as strategies to plan for and avoid these risks.
Learn how your behaviors, the behaviors of those around you, and your environment shape your perceptions of money, as well as determine what financial freedom and wealth mean to you