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Are you struggling to make ends meet financially? Are bill collectors calling you? Want to create a roadmap to financial empowerment? If you answered yes to any of these questions, Financial Fitness Boot Camp may be able to help you! We offer workshops to help you…
- Create and maintain a budget
- Pull, read, dispute, freeze, and raise credit scores
- Bank and save in the electronic age
- Set S.M.A.R.T. goals and make a vision board of goals set
Use this budget form to map out your monthly income and expenses.
Our 4-part certificate workshop series is designed to help people take control of their finances to achieve a stable financial future! We cover the following topics and more:
PART 1: Budgeting
- Understand how and why to make a budget
- Prioritize and cut expenses
- Know the difference between WANTS and NEEDS
- Learn to maintain and update your budget
PART 2: Credit & Credit Repair
- Pull, read, and understand your credit report
- Understand predatory loans
- Demystify the credit report dispute process
- Set goals to raise your credit score
PART 3: Banking
- The differences between banks and credit unions, as well as checking and savings accounts
- How to qualify for a Bank On Seattle-King County account
- How to balance your accounts
PART 4: Goal Setting
- How to set S.M.A.R.T. goals (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Time-Bound)
- How to make a vision board to identify what you want, need, and value – then move from vision toward reality
This blog series describes what to expect in each of the four workshops:
- Budgeting – Put your savings right where they belong: in your pocket!
- Credit & Credit Repair – Take control of your credit
- Banking – Choosing your best banking options
- Goal Setting – Set goals & envision your future
For more info: Contact us at 206.694.6864 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
More Financial Services
Get a free 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!
Legal Help with Public Benefits
Are you having problems getting or keeping your cash, food, medical and/or child care benefits? Our attorneys provide legal help and information to single adults and families whose Washington state benefits have been reduced, terminated or denied.
Intake Line: Contact us at 206.694.6742 or email@example.com to learn more.
See if your family qualifies for food, cash assistance, child care, medical benefits or long-term care.
Legal Resources for Other State Benefits
- Northwest Justice Project: Provides legal help and information for people in Washington state who have civil legal needs in many different areas of the law.
- Seattle Community Law Center: Provides legal help and information for people in Washington state whose Social Security Benefits (SSI/SSDI) have been reduced, denied or terminated.
- Unemployment Law Project: Provides legal help and information for people in Washington state whose unemployment benefits have been denied.
More Legal Resources
- Alliance for Equal Justice: A network of Washington state organizations that collaborate to coordinate strategy and delivery of civil legal aid to people and communities experiencing poverty and injustice – with a commitment to identify and dismantle all barriers to justice that perpetuate poverty and racial inequities.
- King County 2-1-1 (also 206.461.3200, 1.800.621.4636 or 206.461.3610 for TTY/hearing impaired calls): Identifies and makes referrals to appropriate legal aid providers. (Hours: Monday – Friday, 8am – 6pm)
- Washington LawHelp: A self-help online resource for finding civil legal solutions, including public benefits, consumer law, elder law, housing rights, health care and more.
Affordable Health Insurance
Washington Healthplanfinder: This website can help you find the right health plan for you and your family.
Some things to know:
- 2019 Open Enrollment for Washington state health insurance plans is November 1 – December 15, 2019.
- If you qualify for Washington Apple Health (Medicaid), enrollment stays open all year long, and you can apply at any time.
Explains Washington Healthplanfinder’s step-by-step guide through the enrollment process with a navigator.