Coach Judy Poston
Financial Fitness Boot Camp empowers people to strive for financial freedom through money management skills! The program educates and works with clients on financial planning, money management/budgeting, credit counseling and predatory lending prevention/education.
Our staff “Coach” works with individuals one-to-one to meet their financial goals – from one session up to as long as six months – addressing issues such as:
- Importance of setting short- and long-term financial goals
- Why you should pay yourself first
- Create savings accounts
- Find out what’s in your credit report and understand what it means
- Understand your credit score
- Improve your credit standing and develop credit
- How to live within one’s financial means
- How to write and follow a household budget
- Tips on “following your money trail”
- Debt management and negotiation of debt in collections
- Avoid the pitfalls of predatory lenders
- Resources for those who have no bank accounts (Express Credit Union, Bank on Seattle-King County etc.)
To sign up for Financial Fitness Boot Camp, contact us at 206.694.6864 or email@example.com.
Download our Financial Fitness Boot Camp outreach card.
Free Checking Accounts
Bank on Seattle/King County: Today, everybody can get a checking account and stop paying fees to cash checks. Even if you've had problems with an account in the past, have never had an account before, or don't have a Social Security number, you can open a bank or credit union account in Seattle and King County. Deposit your money for free and pay bills at no additional cost.
Individual Development Account (IDA)
An IDA is a matched savings account in collaboration with the United Way of King County. Whether you wish to own your own home, pursue an education, or start your own business, an IDA is a financial tool to help you meet your goal faster. For every dollar you save in your IDA, United Way of King County will match it with three more dollars.
Solid Ground no longer participates in the IDA program and there are no longer IDAs available for homeownership or education for adults in Washington State – only for current or former foster youth to use for rental housing, education/job training, computers, cars or healthcare premiums. For information about these youth IDAs, visit the YMCA Young Adult Services website or contact them at 206.749.7592. You can also visit the United Way of King County's website or contact the 2.1.1 Community Information Line to find out if other organizations offer IDAs.
Address: Solid Ground
1501 North 45th Street
Seattle, WA 98103-6708