Key Bank/KeyCommunity Development New Markets, LLC
Abusive Credit Practices/Predatory Lending Education
Financing a Major Purchase
Other Program Types
Small Business Curriculums
Methods of Offering Services
Other Target Audiences
Key Financial Education Center, "Learn and Earn." Key entered into a relationship with WECO Fund, Inc. We developed a comprehensive program of financial education classes that are offered FREE to the general public. Topics include: budgeting, credit card management, homebuyer classes, understanding/using checking accounts, and how to avoid predatory lenders. We are also a bank participant and educator through WECO, in the "Get Checking" program, offering classes on the Westside and at the Center. The center also offers Key clients and participants in our check-cashing program one-on-one coaching. These sessions are designed to help our clients with individual financial concerns.
Programs and Fees
see monthly program schedule
Materials and Publications
We use the HUD Homebuyer Education and learning program (H.E.L.P.), several FDIC courses, curriculums created by WECO as well as proprietary courses created by WECO specifically for the participants of the Financial Education Center. WECO is very knowledgeable in the field of financial literacy and as our partner, keep us current on information and materials related to this work.
Mission and/or Goals
Our primary mission and goal is to meet people where they are today and by offering respectful solutions through financial awareness, education and coaching, take them where they want to go.