Assets for Independence Funding & Asset Building Strategies for Community Action Agencies Webinar
MAY 7, 2014 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM ET
To build wealth, families must understand the importance of good credit, paying bills on time, creating a financial cushion and maintaining acceptable debt levels. They also need strategies for achieving larger goals such as buying a home, going to college, starting a small business, or saving for retirement.
Learn how to help families get ahead financially through this online training sponsored by the Community Action Partnership, Assets for Independence Funding & Asset Building Strategies for Community Action Agencies. Trainers will go over programs tried and true such as IDA matched savings programs, financial literacy programs, debt and credit management training, free tax preparation programs, banking options and more. The webinar includes:
- A framework for asset building including six specific tools
- Resources for assistance as well as partnership options with credit and debt counseling programs, VITA Tax Assistance and financial education programs
- Information on Assets for Independence grants and details on how to apply
- Insight from professionals who have received funds to expand their asset building resources and information on their partnerships with financial institutions, local colleges, housing developers, etc.