Financial Coaching can prepare you for everything from opening your first checking account to borrowing against your home. Financial Coaching is helpful for renters, first-time homebuyers, and homeowners working toward financial goals.
Free, one-on-one financial counseling helps residents move toward their financial goals. Counseling focuses on setting a goal and moving toward that goal with a spending plan.
We teach courses geared toward the needs of different partner groups.
Our Financial Fitness course is based on the FDIC "Money Smart" curriculum. Though we customize content for each class, the basic course modules are:
1. Bank on It
2. Borrowing Basics
3. Check It Out
4. Money Matters
5. Pay Yourself First
6. Keep It Safe
7. To Your Credit
8. Charge It Right
9. Loan To Own
10. Your Own Home
11. Financial Recovery
12. Young Adult Curriculum
If you would like to take the course at your own pace, you can find it online at the FDIC website:
English Course: English Money Smart CBI Online
Spanish Course:Entra en Money Smart CBI Online (Versión en Español)
To get started, email our Financial Capability Counselor Emily Hackerson at email@example.com, or call her at (716) 885-2344 Monday through Thursday, 8am - 6pm