class open to the public April 2 in Charleston
CHARLESTON, WV — The Herbert
Henderson Office of Minority Affairs is offering a financial literacy class to members of the public to highlight financial challenges and
pitfalls and present tips to avoid them.
The free class will take place on Tuesday, April 2, 6 p.m., at the Mary
C. Snow West Side Elementary School, Charleston. The program is not
affiliated with Kanawha County Schools.
The class focuses on money scams, smart planning and handling
unbanked/underbanked obstacles. Unbanked/underbanked households rely on cash
and have little or no access to checking or savings accounts, credit
cards or other traditional financial services.
“Access to mainstream banking services is a problem that many people of
moderate to low income face,” said Jill Upson, executive director of
HHOMA. “Money Smart Week is the perfect opportunity to help people expand
their knowledge in ways to protect themselves and make wise financial
The financial literacy class is free and open to the public. Dinner and
refreshments are provided. To reserve a seat, call HHOMA at
This event is presented by HHOMA in connection with AARP’s Money Smart
Week, which runs March 30 – April 6.
For more information, visit the agency's Facebook or Twitter, go to
minorityaffairs.wv.gov, or call the office at 304-356-2023.
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