The nation's largest nonprofit credit-counseling agency reaffirms their commitment to financial education and addresses personal finance concerns amid the COVID-19 crisis with free webinars
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As consumers continue to face new challenges as a result of the coronavirus, Consolidated Credit will host a series of webinars over the next three months designed to help consumers plan and cope. The webinars start at 1:00 P.M. (EST) on the second Wednesday of each month; registration is now open to the public. Topics include managing financial stress, reverse mortgages, and preparing for natural disasters.
"With record unemployment, losses in income and continued uncertainty, we want to check-in on consumers and give them the opportunity to address financial concerns and prepare for the rest of 2020," says April Lewis-Parks Education Director at Consolidated Credit. The Code Red RX: How to Survive Financial Stress on July 8th will cover:
- How to stay CALM when facing financial stress (and what that stands for)
- Proven tactics to shed credit card debt
- Safe strategies to solve student loan issues
As homeowners deal with income loss and shrining retirement accounts, many are seeking reverse mortgage information. In a down market, senior citizens must seriously consider whether a reverse mortgage is right for them. The August webinar will reveal When a Reverse Mortgage Is a Great Idea – And When It's Not and will cover:
- What a reverse mortgage really is (don't listen to the hype)
- How to find the best reverse mortgage for your needs
- Tips for avoiding scams and rip-offs
Many states nationwide will experience extreme weather events and natural disasters that may damage personal finances. The September webinar Weather and Your Wallet encourages preparedness and helps consumers:
- Prepare for any natural disaster without breaking the bank
- Take advantage of technology to give you peace of mind
- Get help to recover from a natural disaster
As challenges continue to afflict the nation, Consolidated Credit is standing by to help consumers with up-to-date financial education. Free certified financial crisis counseling is also available by calling 800-745-2513.
About: Consolidated Credit, a non-profit organization, has helped more than 10 million people overcome debt and financial challenges in 27 years. Their 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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