Educational Workshops

Georgia Watch offers numerous educational programs designed to assist Georgians with basic consumer protections, including getting access to quality healthcare options; managing personal finances more effectively, and lowering energy bills.

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

Elise BlasingameTrey Cason is the Manager of Education and Empowerment for Georgia Watch, and he presents our workshops all over the state. Contact Trey to learn more or to schedule a workshop.

Fighting Back Senior Scams How to recognize consumer fraud schemes, detect and prevent identity theft and report mortgage-related assisted living abuses.
Checks and Balances Considerations for choosing basic banking products, such as checking and savings accounts, or prepaid cards, and how to successfully manage them.
Identity Theft Ways to protect your personal information from identity thieves, what to do if you are a victim of identity theft, and the importance of reporting.
Why am I a 678? How credit scores are created and their effect on your financial health. This workshop will also go over ways to improve credit scores.
Home, College & Automobile Loans What to consider when shopping for loan products. How to calculate percentage rates and long-term payments to avoid predatory loans.
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.