One-on-One Financial Coaching

Meeting financial goals can be challenging and even more so when done on your own. With individualized support low-to-moderate income adults are more likely to adopt the skills needed to manage their finances and meet their self-identified goals. The Financial Coaching program of the CT Money School provides volunteer financial coaches across the state who are ready to help you meet your financial goals free of charge. CMS Financial Coaches foster the process of behavior change by providing support in the development of concrete action plans, accountability toward meeting the objectives in the plan, and additional coaching along the way. One-on-one financial coaching is a three month virtual engagement however, participants may continue for another 3 months if they choose.

Financial Coaching

Statewide residents come to us with challenges impacting their financial well being, such as:

  • Poor Budgeting Skills
  • Inability to Save
  • Overwhelming Debt
  • Poor Credit History
  • Major Life Changes
  • Loss of Job/Reduction in Income
  • Finding a better way to pay for college and reduce future debt

Through our partnerships in the community CMS Financial Coaches can connect participants to additional programs and services such as: benefits access, free tax preparation, and homeownership counseling, etc.

 

How To Get Involved as a Participant

In order for us to have a better understanding of your financial needs we have formulated a few initial intakes for you to fill out. Additionally, a client agreement must be filled out in order to partake in the program. Once each electronic form is filled out please contact us with the information on the bottom of the page.

Participant Agreement | Intake Form | Needs Assessment

 

How To Get Involved as a Volunteer Financial Coach

For our future volunteers, please fill out each of the forms linked below. Once completed, please contact us using the information located at the bottom of this page.

Volunteer Application | Financial Coaching Agreement

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For more information on our activities or how to get involved, please contact Amanda Onochie, CNP, CMS/YMS Program Manager, at aonochie@cahs.org or 860-951-2212 x268.