State Bank & Trust Co./Investar Bank Financial Boot Camp - Ville Platte, LA

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Evangeline Parish Library Community Room

916 W. Main Street

Ville Platte, LA 70586

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The Boot Camp will meet on Tuesday nights on the following dates

  • July 9, 2019 - (5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.) Registration starts at 5:30 p.m.
  • July 16, 2019 - (6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.)
  • July 30, 2019 - (6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.)
  • August 6, 2019 - (6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.)
  • August 13, 2019 - (6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.)

The Financial Fitness Boot Camp, a five week program meeting one night per week, helps individuals build assets by reducing debt, increasing savings and gaining financial confidence. Over the five weeks, participants will learn how to set realistic and attainable financial goals, develop and maintain a spending plan, take advantage of traditional checking and savings accounts, gain access to low cost bank and credit building products, and learn how good financial management can have a positive impact on their overall quality of life.

During the five weeks, the following topics ae covered:

  • Financial Health, Net Worth, Consumer Rights & Responsibilities & Financial Records
  • Finding Extra Income, Changing Behaviors, Setting Smart Goals & Developing a Spending Plan
  • Banking & Investments - Strategies for Saving
  • Establishing Credit, Building or Re-building Credit & Using Credit Wisely
  • Debt Management Strategies, Money Traps, and Predatory Lending.

The Financial Fitness Boot Camp is for individuals who are:

  • Unbanked or under-Banked
  • Credit challenged
  • Interested in learning to budget
  • Interested in saving and investing
  • Preparing for home ownership
  • Looking to take advantage of wealth building opportunities
  • Looking to start a small business
  • Interested in gaining general financial knowledge.


How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please contact one of the following persons.

  • William Brown - (662) 887-4852, ext 114,

  • Latah Holloway - (662) 887-4852, ext 112 -

  • Rieko Wells - (601) 454-3888 -

  • Jodie Roubique - (225) 300-8614 -

  • Suzy Lemoine - (337) 363-1369 -

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Yes, 18 and above.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes, please bring your printed ticket.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

No, your ticket is not transferrable. If you know someone who would like to attend, please have them register.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

We would like to have the person who registerd to attend. If you are not able to attend, please go and cancel your registration.

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916 W. Main Street

Ville Platte, LA 70586

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