Webinar: Building a Better Financial Future


  • Date:
    Tuesday: April 3, 2012
  • Time:
    1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (Eastern)
    12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. (Central)
  • Duration:
    2.0 hours




** Fourth of five sessions in the Asset Building Series .

This session will help Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors (VRC)s and Community Rehabilitation Providers (CRPs) Progress learn concrete strategies to leverage programs together to progress in building a better financial future for their clients.

  • It will examine  new tools, new strategies, and new ways of thinking to create pathways for VR clients to become financially self-sufficient
  • It will discuss the integration of various asset-building tools, work incentives, and financial education.
  • The audience will learn about:
    • Receive match saving to start a business or go back to school;
    • Build a solid credit score and history
    • Develop a long-term financial success story;
    • How clients can buy their first home through special programs and down payment assistance;
  • VRCs and CRPs will learn how to use their advocacy skills, knowledge and networks to strengthen the asset movement in their community.

Objectives & Outcomes

It is expected that VR staff who participate in the webinar will have a basic understanding of asset building strategies that can be implemented for their clients.

Materials & Resources

Recording of Webinar


NOTE: This is the rough unedited version of the transcript

PowerPoint Presentation