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Kickoff to Financial Freedom Series

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Past Events

The Detroit Regional Chamber, Bank of America, Citizens, Comerica, and Deloitte hosted a 45-minute every Thursday in February 2023 to help upcoming or recent high school graduates and young professionals gain more financial understanding and kick off their financial freedom. Topics included personal budgeting, understanding credit, managing student loans, and purchasing a first home.

Personal Budgeting

The Chamber and Deloitte hosted a webinar on Thursday, Feb. 2, about budgeting and money management. Effectively managing your personal budget can help you cover expenses with less stress, pay down longer-term debt like a school loan or mortgage, and save for future financial goals. This webinar explored tips and strategies for managing money more efficiently. Check back for the recording.

Understanding Credit

The Detroit Regional Chamber and Comerica hosted a webinar on Thursday, Feb. 9, to discuss credit. “Understanding Credit” with Comerica covered all aspects of becoming an educated credit consumer, including how lenders evaluate for credit approval, factors that impact credit qualification, how credit scoring works, and ways money management today impacts credit standing tomorrow. Check back for a recording of the event.

Managing Student Loans

The Chamber and Citizens hosted a webinar on Thursday, Feb. 16, to discuss managing student loans. Attendees learned how to prepare for the resumption of student loan payments, including tips on navigating the loan repayment process, steps to stay on top of payments, and prevention measures to stay out of default. Check back for a recording of the event.

Purchasing Your First Home

The Chamber and Bank of America hosted a webinar on Thursday, Feb. 23, about purchasing a home. “Purchasing Your First Home” with Bank of America taught first-time home buyers how to eliminate common misconceptions regarding mortgages and the home buying process. Attendees had the opportunity to ask questions and gain clarity to embark on the home-buying journey with confidence. Check back for a recording.

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