Financial Education Resources - Rutland County

BROC-Community Action in Southwestern Vermont

Resource for Adults
Details
BROC provides financial literacy classes through the IDA Assets for Opportunity Savings Program utilizing the "Dollar Sense" curriculum. BROC also provides one-on-one credit counseling through the Micro-Business Development Program. The BROC home office is in Rutland, with a satellite office in Bennington.
Contact
Shelley Faris, 802-775-0878, sfaris@broc.org
60 Center Street, Rutland, VT 05701

Credit Union of Vermont

Resource for Teens and Adults
Details
Individual money management counseling is offered to credit union members on such topics as budgeting and debt management. Employees also are available to present in area schools on financial management. Curriculum used includes the National Endowment for Financial Education High School Financial Planning Program. Financial education services are free.
Contact
Brian Fogg, 802-773-0027, bfogg@cuvermont.com
6 South Main Street, Rutland, VT 05701

NeighborWorks of Western Vermont

Resource for Adults
Details
A home buyer education workshop helps prepare participants to purchase a home. Topics covered include budgeting and credit, assessing your readiness to buy and getting a mortgage loan. Cost is $50 per person or $60 per household.
Contact
Kim Bina, 802-438-2303, ext. 216, kbina@nwwvt.org
110 Marble Street, West Rutland, VT 05777

Opportunities Credit Union

Resource for Adults
Details
Financial education services are available statewide upon request. Monthly workshops are available on budgeting and savings, understanding credit, credit repair, homeownership, predatory lending, & basic financial services. Credit counseling is also offered and is specifically tailored to individual circumstances to aid in changing financial behavior. Services are at no charge.
Contact
Jane King, 800-865-8328, ext. 127, jking@oppsvt.org
18 Pearl Street, Burlington, VT 05401

TD Bank

Resource for K-12
Details
The TD Bank WOW! Zone is an online, interactive learning tool for children and teens and provides valuable information about money, saving, banking and investing. TD Bank WOW! Zone also provides grade appropriate lesson plans for educators on a range of financial topics and gives parents helpful suggestions for talking to kids about money. Inquiries and arrangements for presenters are coordinated through the Public Affairs Officer. Employees from all of TD Bank's offices regularly participate in financial literacy efforts.
Contact
To have a trained TD Bank instructor visit your school or organization visit the Wow Zone on the TD Bank Website and click on "Contact Us" or call 856-533-4574.

VSECU

Resource for K-12 andAdults
Details
Free workshops and seminars are available statewide on a range of financial topics including budgeting, debt management, credit cards, credit reports and scores, and homebuying. Guest speakers also are available for groups and schools. Web-based financial literacy programs for elementary, middle and high school youth are available through the credit union web site.
Contact
(802) 371-5162
88 Asa Bloomer Bldg., Rutland, VT 05701

Contact Us

Office of the State Treasurer
109 State Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05609

Main Phone: (802) 828-2301
Toll Free: (800) 642-3191
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