Financial Literacy Programs
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We have the classes to help you take or improve control over your finances. A wide range of classes including checking account management, budgeting, credit management, and homeownership are offered. Most classes are provided at no cost to those in the communities we serve. Are you a civic group, employer, non-profit agency, or faith-based group looking for a speaker on financial matters? Phone us to arrange a topic, time and date convenient for you.
A Home of My Own
This eight-hour course prepares potential homebuyers with information regarding the process to purchase a home, down payment assistance programs available, fair housing rights and homeowner responsibilities. The resources provided allow you to make informed decisions about selecting a realtor, lender, and mortgage.
Those who complete this class will receive a Housing Education Certificate. This certificate is required by many lenders and down payment assistance programs to meet eligibility requirements for Affordable Home Buyer Programs.
Fresh Start Checking™ (Nevada Only)
A partnership with Nevada State Bank (NSB) provides consumers who have had a past banking problem which now prohibits them from opening a bank account, an affordable opportunity to open a checking and/or savings account.
Our financial literacy class on checking account management is required before opening the account. To obtain registration materials, visit any NSB branch. The registration form and a $20 fee are due to CCCS 2 business days in advance of the scheduled class.
Making Ends Meet and Dreams Come True
Is your money getting away from you? Too much month at the end of the money? Where is it going? Attend this interesting class for hints, direction, and suggestions for planning and reaching your financial goals. Also learn how to build and maintain a favorable credit history to allow you to achieve a more satisfying lifestyle.
Introduction to Your Debt Management Plan (DMP)
We know new clients have many questions about their DMPs. This session will help DMP clients understand the benefits, expectations and responsibilities of the DMP partnership with CCCS. Attendance is a must for all DMP clients.
Every consumer must receive a Financial Literacy Certificate prior to discharge of their bankruptcy. Our agency has been approved by the Executive Office of the United States Trustee to provide this education course and issue the required certificate. You may complete this course in a classroom setting or through a self-study Internet class. The certificate is issued upon completion of the course. To learn more, click here.