Local Church help people become savvy with their cashOctober 24th, 2013
Church to help people become savvy with their cash as households feel income squeeze.
A church is set to run free sessions to help people in North Bristol get on top of their household finances.
Members of Ebenezer Church in Horfield wanted to help their local community to best handle the economic climate so underwent specialised training from UK charity Christians Against Poverty.
Now they are offering the short course aimed to putting the joy back into money by teaching people how to chart their household income and take control of their expenditure.
Money Coach Susie Fisher, who will be leading the sessions called the CAP Money course, said: With households feeling the squeeze on their disposable income, weve all got to get a bit more savvy about our money to get through these tough times. If you know how to save and budget effectively, it can have a hugely positive impact on the whole family.
Ebenezer Church is one of more than 1,200 churches of different Christian traditions across the UK who are regularly offering the course, as they work together to positively impact the communities around them.
The CAP Money course has been found to be useful for newly retired people, soon-to-be students, mums dealing with mounting bills, families saving for a wedding and everyone in between.
She added: We hope that we can help people, quietly and confidentially, take control rather than relying on guess work so they can plan for the future and weather the storm.
The first course takes place at Ebenezer Church (286 Filton Avenue, Horfield, BS7 0BA) starting at 8.00pm on Monday 18th November. This is followed by two more sessions on consecutive Monday evenings.
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