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Consolidated Credit Partners with New Mount Olive Baptist Church to Bring Financial Education to Community Members

With rising prices on consumer goods due to inflation, Americans are financially vulnerable and uncertain about the future

New Mount Olive Baptist Church and Consolidated Credit Host a New Webinar Series

Consolidated Credit is partnering with New Mount Olive Baptist Church to help members of their congregation prepare their finances for the year to come and establish smart financial habits with monthly financial education webinars starting in November 2021.

“Consolidated Credit is proud to partner with the New Mount Olive Baptist Church, an important community leader in the Fort Lauderdale Area, to educate individuals and families on financial topics, community resources, and personalized assistance to obtain financial wellness,” says Sandra Tobon, Director of Housing Counseling and Community Outreach.

The financial literacy partnership will consist of 12 webinars throughout 2021-2022, and give access to credit, budgeting, and housing counseling. The purpose of the partnership is to help individuals and families end financial crises and solve money management problems through education and professional counseling.

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

The webinar topics will include:

Making the Most of the Gig Economy, on Dec. 9

  • The best way to discover what can make you the most money
  • How to avoid the traps and scams that can come with a side gig
  • The best tips and tricks for balancing your budget and your life

Recovering from a Holiday Debt Hangover, on Jan. 13

  • Get free expert help to overcome the debts you just racked up
  • Save for the holidays all year long – and emerge debt-free!
  • Create a painless, high-tech budget that will keep you out of debt forever

Tax Tips from the Experts, on Feb. 10

  • The number one way Americans get in trouble with the IRS
  • The top way Americans get out of trouble with the IRS
  • How to decipher IRS lingo into plain English

Your Consumer Rights: What They Are and How to Use Them, on March 10

  • Your eight basic consumer rights
  • The three big consumer-protection laws
  • What the CFB is, and how it can help you

Which Is the Best Debt Solution for YOU, on April 13

  • Why debt management programs are so popular
  • How debt settlement lets you pay back 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 vs. Wants
  • 10 ways to save money
  • Money-saving websites

Make Your Credit Score Soar, on Sept. 8

  • Different kinds of credit
  • Using timing to boost your score
  • Three ways to boost your credit score
  • Two things that don’t raise your credit score

The Holiday Guide & the Gift of Giving, on Oct. 13

  • Holiday spending plans
  • Holiday shopping tips, deals and gift ideas
  • Creative ways to save money during the holidays

Credit Cards: The Good, The Sad, and The Costly, on Nov. 10

  • Find the right credit card for your lifestyle
  • Decipher the 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 Dec. 8

  • How to save money without even knowing you’re saving money
  • Which online tools can help you save money painlessly
  • The latest high-tech ways to save for everything

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

About: Consolidated Credit, a non-profit organization, has helped more than 10 million people overcome debt and financial challenges in 28 years. Its mission is to assist families throughout the United States to end financial crises and solve money management issues through education and counseling.

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