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Financial Education:
Courses & Classes

At Credit.org, we believe the cornerstone of financial security is personal finance education. All of our online courses are free and available 24/7. These online free personal finance classes are open to the public without any need to register. Explore customized budgeting and debt solutions that really work by expanding your personal finance education!

We also offer virtual Financial Classes and Events where you can ask questions in the live chat. If you are interested in offering a virtual financial literacy class for your organization, request a virtual workshop webinar by downloading the request form and pricing matrix.

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Homebuyer Education Course

Learn how to:

- Determine if homeownership is right for you
- Shop for a home
- Maintain your home

Certificate of completion presented to client and/or lender upon completion of counseling session with a homeownership advisor (if required).

Understand Your Credit Report

Our free online course will help you understand how your credit score is calculated, what your credit report says about you, and what you can do to ensure that your credit report is accurate and reflects positively on you.
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Roadmap to Financial Freedom

This course helps you to understand the first steps on your journey to financial freedom with credit.org through the use of a Debt Management Plan to consolidate and pay back an unsecured debt.
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Creating a Budget 101

This course is a great starting point for anyone who feels overwhelmed by all of the bills and paperwork standing between them and financial freedom. We teach you where to start, how to organize your spending, and what things you should prioritize when building your perfect budget.
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Budget 911

If a budget emergency strikes, your best response is to act quickly. This course will teach you to live a more wallet-friendly lifestyle so you can weather any budget crisis. We’ll also help you find ways to save more of your income rather than spending every dime.
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Homebuyer Classes

Don’t start your home buying journey without getting the facts first! Whether you’re a first-time home buyer or someone looking to get back into homeownership, you will need a well laid plan. Our HUD-approved home buyer classes will help you navigate the home buying process and equip you with useful tools & resources for purchasing a home.

Reserve your place in one of our in-person or virtual Home Buyer classes below.

Not sure if you are ready to buy a home? Register for one our FREE Online Home Buyer Orientation Workshops to get an overview of the home buying process.If the dates and times of our classes do not work with your schedule, take the online class – anytime, anywhere, at your pace.

Identity Theft Prevention

The identity theft prevention course will teach you how identity theft works so you know what to do to protect yourself. You’ll learn about your rights as a consumer and find out what to do if identity theft happens to you.
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Power of Paycheck Planning

Personal finance education begins with knowing how to plan. This course applies all of our expertise to help you create a budget. Learn strategies for categorizing your expenses, tracking your spending, and putting together a new budget.
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Wise Use of Credit

You have bad credit or need to establish credit —now what? Managing your credit responsibly helps build a solid foundation for your financial future.
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Preventing Foreclosure

Learn what to do if your mortgage becomes delinquent or if you are facing foreclosure. Additionally, you will learn what options are available to you as a homeowner.
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Educational Videos

At Credit.org, we are committed to providing a comprehensive online hub of personal finance education and learning resources that guide consumers in improving their personal finances. Below are videos we’ve created and curated to help educate our consumers on the following topics:

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