Category: money management

Take Charge of Your Life; Manage Your Money

The Commission on Economic Opportunity (CEO) offers free financial education to help you learn to manage your finances, secure a stable job, and become independent. Our programs can help you set and achieve your financial goals, and focus on building new habits that will improve your life. With our team… Read more »

Come to the Housing Fair!

Prospective buyers and homeowners will want to attend the Capital Region Housing Fair on Saturday, April 28th from 10 am-2 pm at the Albany Public Library, 161 Washington Avenue in Albany.  Featured will be dozens of information booths including: Non-profit housing groups like TRIP Lenders Attorneys Housing inspectors Real estate… Read more »

Grant Opportunity for First Time Homebuyers

Buying a home is obviously a huge financial commitment, but for those who think they could never afford homeownership, take a look at the First Home Club: Program Description The Capital District Individual Development Account Program was organized by local housing counseling agencies to assist working households to build wealth… Read more »

TRIP Hosting Foreclosure Intervention Workshop

Are you behind on your mortgage payments? Anticipating missing a payment? Having difficulties with your lender? Facing foreclosure or know someone who is?  Act now. The sooner steps are taken to remediate issues, the better the outcomes. Let us help you help yourself! Come to TRIP’s office at 415 River St.… Read more »

A Commitment to Education

What is the impact of providing Homebuyer Education? Or Landlord Training? Or Money Management Classes? How many of us emerged from high school with a sound financial education? Did we know the difference between an ARM and a fixed rate mortgage? Did we learn practical money management skills in the… Read more »