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
Trey Cason, Manager of Education and Empowerment, presents our financial literacy curriculum to volunteer trainers. Email Trey 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. Personal Finance and Budgeting
3. Loans, Credit, Predatory Lending & Scams
4. Debt and Debt Collection
5. Taxes, SSI, Medicaid and Medicare
6. Major Purchases and Insurance
|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.|