Financial and Homebuyer Education

Our financial education classes teach individuals how to effectively budget, manage, save and track their finances.

 
29
Nov
All about Insurance

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
JVS
29699 Southfield Road
Southfield, MI 48076

Learn about different types of insurance, including homeowners, renter's, mortgage and life insurance. To register please contact the JVS Financial and Housing Education Department at (248) 233-4299 or housingandbudgeting@jvsdet.org. View flyer »

 
5
Dec
Homebuyer Education

5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
JVS
29699 Southfield Road
Southfield, MI 48076

This 2-session program on December 5 and 6 will help individuals learn if homeownership is right for them, how to select the right home, work effectively with a lender, close on the loan and avoid foreclosure. A nominal cost of $50 per household is payable in cash, credit card or money order. Pre-registration required by contacting HousingandBudgeting@jvsdet.org or 248-233-4299. More info and other dates »

New!

Online homebuyer education workshop now available in English and Spanish. Completion of this workshop fulfills the MSHDA down payment assistance education requirement.  Once you complete the online class, you must contact a JVS Housing Counselor to schedule a time to review your test results and then provide your certificate. Register »

 
13
Dec
Debt Reduction

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
JVS
29699 Southfield Road
Southfield, MI 48076

Learn how to successfully reduce the amount of debt you owe to start your New Year out on a better financial foot. To register please contact the JVS Financial and Housing Education Department at (248) 233-4299 or housingandbudgeting@jvsdet.org. View flyer »

 
17
Jan
Identity Protection

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
JVS
29699 Southfield Road
Southfield, MI 48076

Don't risk being the victim of identity theft or scams.  Learn how to become a better consumer by learning about consumer protections, your rights as a consumer as well as what to do if your identity has been compromised. To register please contact the JVS Financial and Housing Education Department at (248) 233-4299 or housingandbudgeting@jvsdet.org. View flyer »

 
20
Feb
Identity Theft Protection

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
JVS
29699 Southfield Road
Southfield, MI 48076

While searching for work, job seekers can sometimes be at an increased risk for identity theft. Learn ways to protect your identity during your job search. 

 
7
Feb
Money Management

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
JVS
29699 Southfield Road
Southfield, MI 48076

Learn techniques to successfully manage your money, find expense leaks and save for a rainy day or financial goal. To register please contact the JVS Financial and Housing Education Department at (248) 233-4299 or housingandbudgeting@jvsdet.org. View flyer »

 
14
Mar
Spending Plans

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
JVS
29699 Southfield Road
Southfield, MI 48076

Learn the nuts and bolts of what makes up a spending plan and how to create one that works for you. To register please contact the JVS Financial and Housing Education Department at (248) 233-4299 or housingandbudgeting@jvsdet.org. View flyer »