The Central Jersey Housing Resource Center (CJHRC) will offer a financial literacy program on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 from 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm. This FREE program will be held at the Bridgewater Municipal Building located at 100 Commons Way, Bridgewater New Jersey.

This workshop is very interactive and will allow all participants to walk away with important information they want and need.  The topics of Budgeting and Tracking of Expenses, Ways to Obtain Savings, Getting a Copy of Your Credit Report and How to Read It, Understanding What Makes Up A Credit Score, How to Obtain a FREE Credit Score, Basic Credit Strategies if You Have Errors on Your Report or Need to Clarify Items and more!

Each participant will be able to get a free copy of a tri-merged report within 3 business days ($20 value) which will also give them their credit score from all three credit reporting agencies and a $10 gift card for every participant who pre-registers, completes release/forms and evaluation!  

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Executive Director Sharon Clark states, “A key to being able to make ends meet is knowing where your money is going every month and learning about debt to income ratios.  This program provides information in order to practice good money management and possibly be motivated to change some habits.”

Pre-registration is required by October 12, 2017 as the class has limited space – only 20 spots are left as of today!  To register or to get more information, please call 908-704-9649 (mailbox 7) or email A light dinner will be served. 

This Financial Literacy Program is made possible through the generosity of the following funders: Affinity Federal Credit Union, Bank of America, Franklin Township CDBG, Investors Bank Foundation, M&T Charitable Foundation, Macy’s, NJM Insurance Group, Novartis, Peapack-Gladstone Bank, Roselle Savings Bank, Santander, Somerset County Human Services, Somerset Savings Bank, SLA, Synchrony Bank, TD Charitable Foundation, The Provident Bank Foundation, Tyler Foundation, United Way of Northern NJ and Wegmans.