“Your Money Matter$” is a comprehensive financial education curriculum designed to help low and moderate income individuals increase their income, save more money, grow theirassets, manage their financial resources wisely, make informed decisions on their personal finances, and achieve their financial goals. The United Way of Lancaster County’s Financial Education initiative also helps support its Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program and Bank On Lancaster.
The more people know about managing and saving their money, credit and the benefits of establishing a relationship with a financial institution (banks and credit unions) the more likely they will move along the path towards financial stability.
Two options are available to access the financial education courses:
Classroom: Click here for the list and schedule of available classroom workshops conducted by Tabor Community Services
Online: Click here to access the online courses offered by the FDIC, including Money Smart (courses are available in English and Spanish)
Money Smart is a comprehensive financial education curriculum developed by the FDIC that’s designed to help low- and moderate-income individuals outside the financial mainstream enhance their financial skills and create positive banking relationships. Courses are available in English and Spanish.
Each module can generally be completed within 30 minutes. Successful completion of a module (80% passing) will earn the user a certificate of completion for the module.