United Way Volunteer Budget Coaching
Want to get financially fit in 2017?
United Way Volunteer Budget Coaching (VBC) is here to help you lead a more financially secure and independent life by achieving your financial goals.
“I met with Steve twice a month for four months. We figured out when I could make payments, how to pay off my debt and set up a savings account. Now, I am making ends meet because of the help I received from my coach.” — Summer Spellman, a United Way Volunteer Budget Coaching participant
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Last year, 100% of participants improved their financial management skills while working to pay down debt, repair credit and reduce spending; 61% said they reduced debt.
As a participant in the program, you’ll work one-on-one with a United Way Volunteer Budget Coach to set and meet your financial goals during a four-month period. This program is offered at no cost to participants. Throughout the program, you’ll:
- Track expenses to create and follow a budget
- Identify ways to tackle expenses and prioritize spending
- Make an action plan to pay bills on time, reduce debt and save
Applications are due by March 21.
For more information, please contact Denise Rhone from Connecticut Women's Education and Legal Fund (CWEALF) at 860-610-6049 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
VBC is one way United Way, its partners and volunteers are champions for working families. This includes the newly revealed demographic, ALICE (Asset, Limited, Income Constrained, Employed), families who live above the federal poverty line, yet struggle to pay bills, put food on the table and make ends meet every day.
Household incomes with a minimum of $20,000 and up to $111,000 are eligible.
United Way Volunteer Budget Coaching is supported through individual and corporate contributions to United Way Community Investment along with: