Financial Wellness and Homeownership: Within Your Reach!

If you’re looking to buy a home – or stay in the home you already own – repair your credit, pay down your debt or just learn more about how to manage your money and make sound financial decisions, our Financial Wellness and Homebuyer Education Program is the place to turn.

World of Money

The Benefit Funds’ Financial Wellness program and the Child Care Corporation are teaming up to offer “World of Money,” an online program for the children of 1199SEIU members.

Financial Wellness Program

Whether your goal is to reduce your debt, repair your credit, save for your children’s college education or prepare to purchase a new home, the Financial Wellness Program provides you with the tools you need to improve your financial security.

Homebuyer Education Program

You may be eligible to borrow against your defined pension benefit to help cover down payments or closing costs when purchasing a home.

Monthly Virtual Workshops

For an overview of the programs and services offered through the Financial Wellness and Homebuyer Education Program, please join us at one of our Zoom workshops. Please refer to the events calendar below for registration information.

Take Charge: Register for Our Free Online Financial Health Series

Whether you are stressing about your credit, saving money or retirement, you can take control of your finances with our online series led by financial expert Ryan C. Mack.

Upcoming Financial Wellness Events

  • Take Charge of Your Finances: Recovering From Financial Hardship

    Wednesday, May 25 at 6:00 pm

    Many people experience financial hardships – you are not alone. With this webinar, you will learn how to recover from financial setbacks, negotiate with creditors, understand short-term loans and more.

    Register Today

  • NYMC Homebuyer Education Webinar: Getting a Mortgage Loan

    Wednesday, May 25 at 7:00 pm

    The Financial Wellness and Home Buyer Education Program has partnered with the New York Mortgage Coalition on a five-part webinar series that will provide you with information about how to shop for and purchase a home, how to manage your credit and how to understand different mortgage products. The webinars will be held on Wednesday night, from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm.

  • Take Charge of Your Finances: Working Toward Retirement, Part 1

    Wednesday, June 8 at 6:00 pm

    Covering money management and long-term goals, this webinar will help you determine how much income you will need in retirement, and how to calculate your pension and Social Security benefits.

    Register Today