Georgia Watch staff members travel around the state to present these programs, which are constantly updated and expanded as needed. These programs offer tools that help consumers build wealth, grow assets, and avoid predatory practices such as payday lending.
Schedule a Workshop
Berneta L. Haynes, Director of Equity and Access, organizes workshops and works with our volunteer trainers. Email Berneta at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a workshop.
|Scam & Identity Theft||Ways to protect your personal information from identity thieves, what to do if you are a victim of identity theft, the importance of reporting and how to recognize consumer fraud schemes. This workshop comes in four modules customized to the interests and needs of four population groups: General, Teens, Seniors, and International/Immigrant populations.|
|Financial Literacy||Our financial literacy curriculum is divided into six modules:
1. The Basics of Banking
2. Budgeting Basics
3. Loans & Credit
4. Expensive and Predatory Alternative Financial Products
5. Debt & Debt Collection
|How to Save Money on Your Utility Bills||Ways to save money on your monthly utility (gas & electric) bills, and the importance of energy efficient homes.|
|Managing Your Medical Bills and Debt||This workshop will help consumers learn how to find answers to some of the most complex medical billing questions, including how to file insurance appeals, read your medical bills, and get payment assistance for your bills.|