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Financial Literacy Month - Free Credit Money Management Workshop

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SunTrust Bank

3550 Donnell Drive

Forestville, MD 20747

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Focus on your future - Free Credit & Money Workshop

Workshop summary

In the Credit & Money Management Workshop you’ll learn the basics of making a budget,how to read a credit report and what can be done to correct errors that may negatively affect your credit rating. The workshop will also cover your rights as a consumer,and how to make the most of them. A trained financial coach willl lead the workshop.

Topics include:

- Budgeting

- Paying off debt and saving money

- Understanding your credit score

- How to read your credit report

- Your rights as a consumer

- Settling accounts

- Disputing inaccurate information

Foreclosure prevention

In addition,Operation HOPE's certified financial coaches also provide free mortgage delinquency counseling to assist individuals who are at risk of losing their home. Talk to your local Operation HOPE coach to get started on the process or call our Mortgage HOPE Crisis Hotline at the toll-free number 888-388-4673(HOPE). Regardless of who your loan servicer is,we will work to help you. Our National Call Center will assign you a coach that will work with you on your case to try to reach a resolution with your loan servicer.

Program options

The program includes a Credit & MoneyManagement Workshop,one-on-one credit coaching, and 700 Credit Score Communities group classes.

The Credit Coaching Program is designed to help you make a plan on how to recover from debt and low credit scores. A certified financial coach will listen to your needs and goals,and then sit down with you to review your credit report, prepare a budget analysis and establish a plan of action to resolve credit andsavings issues. If you are looking to establish or increase your credit, this program is for you.

By joining a 700 Credit Score Communities groupyou will take classes with like-minded individuals who are looking to improve their credit score.These classes will help you move your credit score to the 700+range.

Services that are provided include:

Ô How to negotiate with your lender

Ô How to apply for a loan modification

Ô Steps to avoid foreclosure

For More Information Please Contact:

Cynthia Harrison, Financial Wellbeing Coach Phone: (202)344-9444



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