Financial Education Resources - Washington County

Capstone Community Action

Resource for Adults
Details
Since 1997, through our Tangible Assets program, we have offered free financial literacy training to low and moderate income central Vermonters. We offer financial education on all subjects, including budgeting, saving, retirement, credit and debit cards, banking, insurance, investing, identity theft, income tax planning, and credit building and repair. We also offer one-to-one financial counseling and credit clinics. We regularly schedule both comprehensive courses and single classes and are available to conduct employer-sponsored classes on a sliding scale. Through our Micro Business Development Program we offer business financial education called Business Building Blocks and personal financial education called Build Your Money Muscles.
Contact
Liz Scharf, Savings & Credit Program Coordinator, (802) 476-8493,lscharf@capstonevt.org
20 Gable Place, Barre, VT 05641

Community National Bank

Resource for Pre-K to 12th grade
Details
The Totally Kids Club, for children up to 12-years old, encourages savings. Accounts may be opened with as little as $5 -- no fees. The Community Promise program for teens includes special ATM card and complete bank training session. CNB supports the ABA programs--National Teach Children to Save Day and Get Smart About Credit. Employees are available year-round for class presentations. Member FDIC.
Contact
Tracy Roberts, 802-487-3512, troberts@communitynationalbank.com
4245 U.S. Route 101, Troy, VT 05868

Granite Hills Credit Union

Resource for K-12 and Adults
Details
Granite Hills offers individual financial and credit report counseling; free literature; and children and youth web-based materials. There is no charge for services.
Contact
Brian Jaffarian, 802-522-5000, bjaffarian@granitehills.org
328 North Main Street, Barre, VT 05641

Green Mountain United Way

Resource for Adults and High School students
Details
Financial Literacy workshops are offered and cover a variety of topics including budgeting, identity theft, credit/debit cards, credit building and repair, and asset protection. These workshops are open to area high schools, as well as community based organizations, at no charge.
Contact
Tawnya Kristen 802-622-8056, tkristen@unitedway.org
73 Main Street, #33, Montpelier, VT  05602

New England Federal Credit Union

Resource for Teens and Adults
Details
Financial education information and classes are available online that cover a full range of personal financial issues. View articles, videos, audio/radio podcasts, take online classes, use interactive calculators, and learn about available traditional classroom-oriented seminars.
Contact
Susan Zahn, 802-879-8765, zahn@nefcu.com
141 Harvest Lane, Williston, VT 05495

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 and Adults
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
1 Bailey Avenue, Montpelier, VT 05602

Contact Us

Office of the State Treasurer
109 State Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05609
Main Phone: (802) 828-2301
Toll Free: (800) 642-3191

PUBLIC INFORMATION REQUESTS TO:

Ashlynn Doyon at treasurers.office@vermont.gov

Click Here - For Public Records Database

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