Financial and Homebuyer Education

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

 
12
Sep
Homebuyer Education

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

This 2-session program on September 12 and 13 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 »

 
27
Sep
Improve your Credit

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

Want to purchase a house or new car? Learn how to review your credit report, improve your credit score and save for that trip, car or new home that you've always wanted. Registration required. View flyer »

 
18
Oct
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 »

 
25
Oct
Homebuyer Education

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


This 2-session program on October 25 and 26 will help individuals learn if homeownership is right for them, including how to select the right home, work effectively with a lender, close on a mortgage 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 »

 
8
Nov
Banking Basics

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

Learn the advantages of having a bank account and what banking and financial products are right for you.  To register please contact the JVS Financial and Housing Education Department at (248) 233-4299 or housingandbudgeting@jvsdet.org.  View flyer »

 
13
Nov
Homebuyer Education

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

This 2-session program on November 13 and 14 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 »

 
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 »