Financial Check-Up Workshops

Financial Check-Up Workshops

Rappahannock United Way (RUW) is offering free financial coaching, one-on-one, at select library locations. These financial check-up workshops are designed to help you achieve greater financial stability. You and your coach can discuss any of these topics:

-A better way to manage your money

-How to reduce your debt

-How to increase your savings

-What a credit score is and how to improve it

The trained coaches from the Rappahannock United Way can help you get your finances on the right track.

Drop in for any of these upcoming financial check-up workshops, anytime from 1:00 to 4:30.

Tuesday, September 12, Salem Church Branch

Thursday, September 28, Porter Branch

Tuesday, October 10, England Run Branch

Tuesday, October 17, Fredericksburg Branch

For more information on the workshops, contact Katie Mills at RUW: kmills@rappahannockunitedway.org, 540-373-0041 x321.

While you’re at the library, we can show you books and other resources to help you manage your money. For an introduction to financial management, you might want to take a look at some of these books:

Credit Repair by Robin Leonard

The Everything Improve your Credit Book: Boost your Score, Lower Your Interest Rates, and Save Money by Justin Pritchard

Financial Literacy Basics: How to Make and Stick to a Budget

Financial Literacy Basics: How to Manage Debt

Financial Literacy Basics: Starting a 401(k)

Financial Literacy Basics: Understanding Renters' Insurance

Financial Literacy Basics: What to Know About Checking Accounts

Money Doesn't Grow on Trees?! The Indispensable Guide to Simple and Secure Money Management by Christopher D. Hudson

Personal Finance for Dummies by Eric Tyson

And, here's a good website to consult for more information on personal finance:

Money Smart Week