Pathfinder Community Connections, the Community Development division of Pathfinder Services, will host a workshop series focused on overall financial wellness with an emphasis on building and improving credit scores. Classes begin Tuesday June 25th in Fort Wayne. The workshop series consists of five different 2½ hour sessions, and are open to anyone in the community interested in improving their financial situation.
The workshop series will take place from 9:30 A.M. until Noon on June 25th, July 2nd, 9th, 16th, and 23rd at Pathfinder Community Connections located at 1005 West Rudisill Blvd, Suite 301.
All courses are taught by Pathfinder Community Connections NeighborWorks HomeOwnership Center certified Home Buyer Counselors with a variety of guest speakers. The course sessions are presented as follows:
Week 1 – Financial Planning in Easy Steps
Week 2 – Set and Achieve Financial Goals to Move into Home Ownership
Week 3 – Being a Responsible Consumer
Week 4 – Build Credit and Explore Lender Expectations
Week 5 – Focus on the Future
Upon successful completion of all five workshops sessions, participants may qualify to receive up to $300 from Pathfinder Community Connections to open a matched savings account at a local financial institution. Participants may also be eligible to receive up to a $300 loan with a local bank regardless of credit history.
The Financial Fitness program educates the communities served by Pathfinder Community Connections on the importance of improving credit and increasing financial stability this year and beyond. People who participate in the workshops have found ways to improve their credit scores and continue along the path towards financial fitness.
Space is limited – reserve your place today! To register, please contact Sandy Ayers at Pathfinder Community Connections at (260) 456-2385 Ext. 3601 or [email protected].