Homeowner Resource Fair
Colleagues, you are invited to attend a free
Homeowner Resource Fair
which will take place on Saturday, April 2 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
at the Focus: HOPE Conference Center
1400 Oakman Blvd.
Focus: HOPE will be hosting this fair with workshops and resources for homeowners and others. Attendees will be entered in a drawing for one of two $50 Target gift cards. Here is some additional information about the fair and the workshops:
These workshops are part of Michigan Money Smart Week which is coordinated by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and its Money Smart partners. Each year, we host a series of free Money Smart workshops as a service to the community through our HOPE Village Initiative.
Please invite your family and friends – and help us spread the word about these workshops. They provide valuable information about budgeting, saving, using credit wisely and related topics.
The agenda begins with a group session:
Participants can then choose to attend two workshops from the list below. (Workshops are offered twice at 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.)
Cultivating Credit- Learn the ABC’s of Credit,
Karen Kraft, Christian Credit Counselors
Understand your credit report and score. Learn how to dispute inaccurate reporting and how to pay off old debt collections.
Stretching Your Finances – Steps to Financial Freedom
GreenPath Debt Solutions
Making ends meet and achieving financial success can sometimes seem like an overwhelming task. However, when developed step-by-step, you can gain control of your finances. Learn tips on setting goals, communicating with family members, creating a budget, building a savings and reducing debt.
Home Buyer Education
Clarissa McMillon, JVS
Assess your readiness to purchase, how to work with the lender, and shopping for a home.
Kevin Butts, Ally Financial
Credit education strategies: How to establish, reestablish, and maintain your credit.
Detroit Foreclosure Prevention Network
Learn about foreclosure issues and possible interventions, including what steps to take to prevent foreclosure on your home.
There will also be a wide range of service providers, including WARM Training, DTE Energy, the Wayne County Legal Defenders office and more.
Refreshments will be served. Advance registration is recommended, but not required. Contact Stephanie Johnson-Cobb at 313.494.4468 or firstname.lastname@example.org to register.