Financial Empowerment Clinics

photo 1Following a budget, incorporating savings into your expenses and building credit takes a lot of work. An ultimate goal is feeling secure in one’s future through retirement savings, insurance, asset development, etc. IC$ staff are not trained to give legal or professional advice, but we work hard to connect our clients to those services when they need it. This is why, in collaboration with other community organizations and institutions, we organize several financial empowerment clinics a year. These events, which are open to the public, provide a space at which families and individuals who can’t afford access to professional services can receive pro-bono advice–no strings attached– from a professional. See below for our upcoming events. To suggest a topic or service that you would like to see at the next Financial Empowerment Clinic go here or contact us for more information.

Upcoming Financial Empowerment Clinics

When: Join us on Saturday, May 17th from 10am to 3pm for a day of free, no-strings attached workshops aimed at helping people understand how to improve their credit, get out of debt, save for the holidays and prepare for retirement.

Where: The Center for Self Enhancement Inc (SEI), 3920 N Kerby Ave, Portland, OR 97227. SEI is located in walking distance from bus lines 4 and 44.

Workshop Schedule:

10:15-11am: Summer Food on a Budget

11:15am-12pm: Youth Activities for Summer

12:15-1pm: Getting Ready for College

2:15pm-3pm: Budgeting for Back to School

All Day: Pull your personal credit report or meet with a financial planner, raffle prizes, refreshments, kid-friendly activities and access to other community resources.

Registration is not required but appreciated. You can register here.

*For information on attending, volunteering or becoming involved in financial planning days, please contact Talia  at

These Financial Empowerment Clinics are put on with the support and collaboration of many organizations. They are also made possible through support from the Foundation for Financial Planning.

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