CC to host w’shop series on financial wellness

Community Connections will host a workshop series focused on overall financial wellness with an emphasis on building and improving credit scores.

Classes begin Feb. 19 in Huntington and Feb. 26, in Fort Wayne.

Each workshop series consists of five different two-and-a-half hour sessions and are open to anyone in the community interested in improving their financial situation.

The Huntington workshop series will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Feb. 19, 26 and March 5, 12 and 19 at Pathfinder Community Connections located at 2824 Theater Ave., in Huntington.

The Fort Wayne workshops will take place from 5:30 p.m. tp 8:30 p.m. on Feb 26 and March 5, 12, 19 and 26 at The Summit at 1005 W. Rudisill Blvd., Suite 301, Fort Wayne.

All courses are taught by Pathfinder Community Connections certified Home Buyer Counselors with a variety of guest speakers and a complimentary light meal will be served.

Weekly course sessions are:

• Financial Planning in Easy Steps.

• Set and Achieve Financial Goals to Move into Home Ownership.

• Being a Responsible Consumer.

• Build Credit and Explore Lender Expectations.

• 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.

Space is limited, so early reservations are encouraged.
To register, contact Pathfinder Community Connections at 356-0521, ext. 3213 or via nfisher @pathfinderservices.org.