City of Virginia Beach, VA

06/16/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 06/16/2021 13:27

Virtual Bank On Hampton Roads Classes Begin Sept. 11

The next round of free Bank On financial empowerment classes begins on Sept. 11. Bank On Hampton Roads is a regional partnership that is coordinated through the Virginia Beach Department of Human Services, and includes participating municipalities, banks, credit unions and community organizations designed to connect unbanked and under-banked families to free or low-cost bank accounts and other resources leading to financial freedom.

Throughout the program, attendees will be presented with the skills needed to achieve greater financial freedom and independence. Participants in the five-month program are expected to attend one virtual class per month and work one-on-one with a personal financial coach. In addition to learning the basics of banking and money management, participants will learn strategies to overcome paycheck-to-paycheck living, reduce debt, increase savings, build a credit score and protect assets.

Classes will meet virtually for the entire five-month course. Participants can choose from one of the following options that best fits their schedule:

Time Class Day Beginning
9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Second Saturday of the month Sept. 11
6 - 8 p.m. Second Tuesday of the month Sept. 14
6 - 8 p.m. Third Thursday of the month Sept. 16
6. - 8 p.m. Fourth Wednesday of the month Sept. 22

Registrations are currently open and will be accepted through Aug. 6. Please click here to sign up. For more information about Bank On visit VBgov.com/BankOn or contact Anita Wyche, Financial Empowerment Coordinator, at (757) 618-6793.

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