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Consolidated credit partners with the new Mount Olive Baptist Church to provide financial education to community members

“Consolidated Credit is proud to be associated with the New Mount Olive Baptist Church, an important community leader in the Fort Lauderdale area, to educate individuals and families on financial matters, community resources and personalized assistance to achieve financial well-being, ”explains Sandra Tobon, director of housing counseling and community outreach.

The Financial Literacy Partnership will consist of 12 webinars throughout 2021-2022 and will provide access to advice on credit, budgeting and housing. The purpose of the partnership is to help individuals and families end the financial crisis and solve money management issues through education and professional counseling.

“The New Mount Olive Baptist Church appreciates our partnership with Consolidated Credit,” said Yvokia Davidson, Membership and Ministry Coordinator. “Information and knowledge about financial literacy in our church and community will impact and change lives. We are grateful to be a part of helping families in our community. ”

Topics for the webinar will include:

Making the most of the gig economy, on December 9

  • The best way to find out what can make you the most money
  • How to avoid the pitfalls and scams that can accompany a side concert
  • The best tips and tricks to balance your budget and your life

Recovering from a hangover while on vacation, January 13

  • Get free expert help to overcome the debts you have just accumulated
  • Save for the holidays all year round – and go out debt free!
  • Create a painless high-tech budget that will save you from going into debt forever

Tax advice from experts on, February 10

  • The main way Americans get in trouble with the IRS
  • The best way for Americans to get out of trouble with the IRS
  • How to decipher IRS jargon in plain English

Your consumer rights: what they are and how to use them, on March 10

  • Your eight fundamental rights as a consumer
  • The three major consumer protection laws
  • What is CFPB and how it can help you

What is the best debt solution for you, on April 13

  • Why Debt Management Programs Are So Popular
  • How debt settlement allows you to pay pennies on the dollar
  • Why Bankruptcy Isn’t the End of Your Life

Weather and your wallet, on May 12

  • How to prepare for any natural disaster without breaking the bank
  • Check your insurance policies to make sure you’re covered
  • Take advantage of technology to give you peace of mind

20 Ways To Save Money When Facing Financial Challenges, On June 9

  • The role of a crisis budget
  • The difference between needs and wants
  • 10 ways to save money
  • Money saving sites

Soar your credit score, on September 8

  • Different types of credit
  • Use timing to increase your score
  • Three Ways to Boost Your Credit Score
  • Two things that don’t increase your credit score

Holiday guide and the gift of giving, on October 13

  • Vacation spending plans
  • Holiday shopping tips, offers and gift ideas
  • Creative ways to save money while on vacation

Credit cards: the good, the sad and the expensive, on November 10

  • Find the right credit card for your lifestyle
  • Decipher complicated terms and conditions for the best rates and rewards
  • Get a credit card even if you have terrible credit
  • Find Experts Who Can Help You Get Out of Credit Card Debt

10 smarter ways to save without breaking a sweat, on December 8

  • How to save money without even knowing you are saving money
  • What Online Tools Can Help You Save Money Without Pain
  • The latest high-tech ways to save for everything

Webinars take place at 7 p.m. EST the second Thursday of each month in English. To learn more about financial education in the community, please contact Sandra Tobon at (954) 377-9451.

About: Consolidated Credit, a non-profit organization, has helped over 10 million people overcome debt and financial problems in 28 years. Their mission is to help families across the United States end financial crises and solve money management challenges through education and counseling.

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