Bank On Virginia Beach Classes Start in January

Enroll Now for Free Financial Instruction and Counseling

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

​Are you feeling overwhelmed with the financial strain of the holidays? Have trouble committing to a budget or making ends meet?  Bank On Virginia Beach classes can help you take control of your finances and empower you to build your financial security. Enrollment is now open for classes beginning in January.

The classes include instruction on the basics of banking and money management, savings strategies, how to break the crisis mode, how credit works, how an individual’s credit score can affect one’s job, housing and insurance, how to improve credit scores and how to protect against identity theft.

In addition to classroom instruction, participants will be offered free one-on-one financial coaching provided by certified volunteers from local financial institutions and the Financial Planning Association of Hampton Roads, Accredited Financial Counselors, and Master Financial Education Volunteers.

Each class will meet once per month for 10 months at the following locations and times:

  • New Jerusalem Church of God in Christ, 118 Bishop Thoroughgood Ave.
    Every Second Saturday, 9:30 - 11 a.m. beginning Jan. 9, 2016
  • Municipal Center​, 2449 Princess Anne Road,  Building 14, Conference Room
    Every Second Wednesday, noon - 1 p.m. beginning Jan. 13, 2016
  • Enoch Baptist Church, 5641 Herbert Moore Rd
    Every Third Thursday, 6 - 7:30 p.m. beginning Jan. 21, 2016
  • Virginia Beach TCC Joint Use Library, 1700 College Crescent
    Every Fourth Tuesday. 6:30 - 8 p.m. beginning Jan. 26, 2016

Register Online or call Lori Irwin, Financial Empowerment Coordinator, at 385-3551.

 

Bank On Virginia Beach, a partnership of participating banks, credit unions, community organizations and the City of Virginia Beach, is designed to connect unbanked and under-banked families to free or low-cost bank accounts and help them take steps toward financial freedom.   Bank On is part of the Mayor’s Action Challenge for Financially Fit Families, an initiative led by the Department of Human Services.

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