Free Financial Literacy Classes
$.A.F.E.’s financial literacy classes are 100% free and open to the public. They provide the knowledge and support necessary for participants to become self-sufficient by understanding all aspects of their finances. Curriculum was formed by Consumer Credit Counseling Services, accredited by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling, and Kent State University’s accounting and finance fraternity, Beta Alpha Psi. We currently offer the 6 classes described below.
If you would like to schedule a class, please fill out the request form here.
- Create a family budget
- Learn the importance of an emergency fund
- Set realistic financial goals
- Learn helpful tips to save money
- Learn confusing credit card terms
- Build and maintain credit integrity
- Identify the dangers of predatory lending
Credit Report Education
- How to pull a personal credit report
- Interpret a credit report
- Monitor credit report for identity theft
- Become familiar with banks and how they operate
- Learn how to use and maintain checking/savings accounts
- Understand several types of banking transactions
- 2 Hours long
- Covers the basics of credit and credit reporting
- Learn to create and maintain a working budget
- Become familiar with common forms of Financial Aid
- Learn how to create and maintain a working budget
- Understand the basics of the credit system, and student loan repayment
**If you or your organization are interested in bringing a $.A.F.E. class to your clients please contact us. We are always looking for new places to hold our classes. And remember that our classes are always free!
***If you are interested in teaching a $.A.F.E. class to your community please contact us. We are always looking for new volunteers and the training is provided!