Northampton County Financial Fitness

Posted on Aug 1, 2014 in General


Coming soon to residents and citizens of Northampton County….FREE 3-day Financial Fitness Workshops scheduled in the communities of Bangor, Bath, Hellertown and Walnutport. 

Financial Fitness teaches students about the basic financial planning, money management, saving and investing, banks and other financial institutions, credit, credit reports, taxes and insurance.

Information will be shared on setting and achieving financial goals, developing a spending plan, understanding a credit report, solving credit problems, check writing and checkbook balancing, understanding loan terms, rates and fees, and how to avoid predatory lending.

The workshops will be funded by a CDBG grant recently awarded by Northampton County.  Workshop participants will receive instruction and course materials at no cost.  The workshops will be presented by a trained, certified and experienced instructor.  Upon completion of the workshop, participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.

Workshops will be held in Walnutport (September), Bangor (October), Bath (November) and Hellertown (December).  For more information please contact the NHS office at 610-437-4571.

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