United Way completed Financial Education Workshop - United Way of Central Alabama

United Way completed Financial Education Workshop

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Theresa Campbell, Senior Mortgage Loan Officer at Synovus Mortgage, shared budgeting and saving advice with the attendees of the United Way of Central Alabama’s Financial Stability Partnership Financial Education Workshop on March 15, 2016.

United Way of Central Alabama Financial Stability Partnership sponsored a Financial Education Workshops throughout the year to help low income families and individuals achieve financial stability.

Theresa Campbell, Senior Mortgage Loan Officer at Synovus Mortgage Corporation, led the seminar with a host of tips and secrets to maintain a manageable budget and comfortable savings.

The bulk of the workshop participants’ inquiries centered around student loan and credit card debt.“If you’re ever in a position to pay extra on your principle, do it,” said Campbell.

“The Financial Education Workshop is just one of the building blocks in helping families achieve that stability,” said Kimekia Holifield, FSP Coordinator. “Getting there and staying there is key.” Campbell harped on the importance of setting a budget. The key to it all in her experience was when she realized how much money spent daily on eating out, the light bulb went off and she began thinking differently about her money. “Learn how to be smart with your money,” said Campbell. “You have to think smart.”

The workshops feature various topics. The next one is August 16, 2016, and to register visit  www.uwca.org/events.

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Mother, left, Phyllis Sutton, and daughter, right, Tabitha Norman, participants in the United Way of Central Alabama’s Financial Stability Partnership Financial Education Workshop discussed their budgeting plan with Theresa Campbell, , Senior Mortgage Loan Officer at Synovus Mortgage, on March 15, 2016.

United Way of Central Alabama Inc. supports health and human service programs and agencies that provide solutions for the most important needs in the community.

Its business is to improve lives and community conditions by building and mobilizing resources. To learn more about United Way’s impact in your community  visit www.uwca.org.