Archive for ‘financial literacy’

Sign up to be a greeter at free income tax prep sites

Thursday, December 28th, 2017

Sign up for Greeter Training on January 4th, 2018

Being a greeter is an important piece of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program. The greeter is the first person the tax payers interacts with when they enter the site. The greeter welcomes them, signs them in, and helps complete the intake form.
Please consider registering for the upcoming greeter training on January 4th 2018, at 5:30 at the offices of CHN Housing Partners 2999 Payne Avenue
Go here to sign up
Feel free to contact Chuck Ackerman, Volunteer Relationship Manager with any questions
at  <>.

2015 FAMILY and COMMUNITY Resource Fair

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015


WHEN:  Thurs, December 10th 3:30pm-5:30pm

WHERE: Anton Grdina Investment School 2955 E. 71st Street School

Gymnasium General Fair ·3:30pm-5:30pm

Financial Literacy Workshop · 3:30pm-4:30pm Light refreshments will be served




Ohio Means Jobs, Toward Employment, Boys & Girls Club, Metro Health, Cleveland Public Library, Cleveland Housing Network, Seed of Literacy, Murtis Taylor, Cuyahoga Community College, Beech Brook and More!!!

*For questions, contact BBC’s Marionna Bennett at Anton Grdina School,  216.812.1543

“Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success”–Henry Ford


Monday, November 23rd, 2015





CornUcopia Place, 7201 Kinsman Rd, Ste. #103


Central Promise Lab (inside Olde Cedar Estates) 2617 Central Ave


January 22, 2016 to April 16, 2016

CornUcopia Place (Mon & Fri – 10am to7pm & Sat. 9Aam to 4pm)

Central Lab (Wed 12noon to 4pm)

Call 2-1-1 United Way 1st Call for help and assistance


Would you like to volunteer and learn how to prepare taxes?

Call (216)341-1455 and speak with Ms. Thornton

College and High School Students are welcome to volunteer.

FREE Tax Preparation Coming to Kinsman!

Monday, December 22nd, 2014


Ohio Treasurer-10th Annual Personal Finance-Program

Friday, April 16th, 2010


2010 Cleveland Area Conference

Presented by the Ohio Treasury

Participate in a FREE half or full-day personal finance seminar focusing on Budgeting, Credit and Debt Management, Retirement Planning and more!

Skyline Hotel and Conference Center

5300 Rockside Road

Independence, OH 44131

May 7, 2010

8:00 am- 11:45 am (Registration at 7:30 am)


1:00 pm- 4:45 pm (Registration at 12:30 pm)

  • This conference includes an opening session, panel discussion, two breakout sessions taught by financial planning experts, and a closing session.
  • Smart Money Choices can be attended in the morning or afternoon, and is also offered as a full-day seminar.

To register visit or call 1-800-0228-1102



Managing Your Credit 101

Monday, April 5th, 2010

State Representative Sandra Williams

Managing Your Credit 101

A free seminar on budgeting, managing debt, and credit counseling

Saturday, April 10, 2010

10 am-1pm

Unified Technology Center, Room 202A

Cuyahoga Community College

2415 Woodland Ave.

Representatives from CBC Credit Services and Apprisen Financial Advocates (formerly known as Consumer Credit Counseling Services) will be on hand to provide resources and advice on how to effectively manage your credit.

For questions regarding this event, contact 614-466-1414.

Ohio Consumer Protection Summit

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

Ohio Consumer Protection Summit

Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray invites you to attend the Ohio Consumer Protection Summit, a one-day event featuring keynote speakers Bob Sullivan, author of the New York Times Bestseller “Gotcha Capitalism” and his new book, “Stop Getting Ripped Off: Why Consumers Get Screwed and How You Can Always Get a Good Deal;” and David Vladeck, director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection and professor of law, Georgetown University Law Center.

Other panelists will discuss threats to consumers and what Ohioans can do to protect themselves from unfair and deceptive business practices, financial predators and sneaky fees.

March 4, 2010
8:45 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
View the complete schedule.

Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel
50 N. Third St.
Columbus, OH 43215

The event is free, but space is limited.

Register at:

Breakfast and lunch will be provided.
CLE or CEU credits are not available

National Consumer Protection Week is March 7-13

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010
 National Consumer Protection Week is March 7-13

In 2008, Ohioans lost over $3.7 million to fraudulent businesses. Being a victim of identity theft can cost you up to $5,000 in out of pocket expenses.

Become a smart consumer.

  • Visit the National Consumer Protection Week 2010 webpage at which hosts interactive information for all ages
  • Train your community about Consumer Protection. Contact GOFBCI’s AmeriCorps* VISTAs to learn more about A Call to Action. 614-466-3398 or by email at 

Becoming A Homeowner Homebuying Seminar

Thursday, January 7th, 2010

Fifth Third Bank Homebuying Seminar

When:  Tuesday, January 12th 2010

Where:  Euclid Public Library, 631 E. 222nd St. Euclid, OH 44123

Time:  6:30pm – 8:30pm

FREE Food Will Be Provided!!!

FREE Raffle for Prizes after the End of the Seminar

For more information, contact Phyllis Hart at 216.926.4795

Fall Financial Literacy Workshop Series

Monday, September 8th, 2008
Register Now!!!
Fall Financial Literacy Workshop Series
In Collaboration with Charter One Bank
Must attend all classes to receive certificate
Classes begin September 18, 2008
At Tri-C Metro Campus Liberal Arts Building Classroom 215 from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Week 1 Budgeting and Savings
Week 2 Credit
Week 3 Application and Home Buying Process
Week 4 Underwriting
For more information or to register contact
Sherita Mullins**216-341-1455**
or Naomi Moore **216-341-2590**