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Programs that provide consultation, training or contractual services for human service organizations, small businesses and other groups that need assistance in effectively planning and managing their financial affairs. Included are assistance in budget formulation, budget review and fiscal accountability as well as help in selecting, installing and managing a cost-effective and efficient accounting system.

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Better Business Bureau of Western PA - BBB Military LineSince 2004, Better Business Bureau (BBB) Military Line has provided free resources to our military communities in the areas of financial literacy and consumer protection through the efforts of 113 BBBs across the U.S. The five main components of the program are: 1. Education - Many Local BBBs on and around military installations teach financial readiness classes to service members. 2. Outreach - We attend and support community fairs, conferences and other events, speaking with service members and distributing information. 3. Information - Our website provides a one stop shop for articles, links and consumer alerts for each branch of service. Check out our resources page for free consumer guides written just for military members and find us on Facebook and Twitter. 4. Data Collection - We analyze BBB data to help identify the threats and needs of our military community in the marketplace. 5. Complaint and Dispute Resolution - Filing a complaint with BBB helps military consumers resolve disputes and alert us to issues affecting the military community at large. Need a Financial Readiness Class? BBB Military Line offers an array of interactive and engaging Financial Workshops that are taught by local BBB staff members. These workshops are:
  • The Smart Consumer (Adult & Teen versions),
  • Deals for Wheels(Adult & Teen versions),
  • How to Buy a Home,
  • Investing for Retirement,
  • Scams and ID Theft.
Need a Consumer Issues Subject Matter Expert? Your local BBB can provide speakers who work in the world of consumer issues and protection.
AlleghenyBetter Business Bureau of Western PABetter Business Bureau of Western PA
National Guard of the United States - Financial Management Awareness Program (FMAP)The National Guard Financial Management Awareness Program (FMAP) provides training and education, counseling/consulting, and information and referral to commands, to Service members, and to their Families. FMAP assists Service members and their Families in increasing personal and family financial knowledge and readiness and provides counseling on financial issues such as basic budgeting, money management, debt consolidation (including coaching to help people contact their creditors and negotiate late fees, interest rates, and affordable payment plans), and assistance with housing issues (being behind on mortgage payments or facing potential foreclosure). The National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) can also help you develop a debt-management plan at no cost. Should you choose to enter into an arrangement with NFCC to manage a debt-management plan on a long-term basis, a nominal monthly fee may apply. Focusing initially on first term Service members, the mission of FMAP is to impart knowledge and skills in all facets of basic financial management to include managing monthly income, expenses, savings credit, and consumer rights and protections, with the goal of the Service member achieving important individual and family financial goals and objectives. In addition, FMAP provides Service members knowledge and insights in the basics of purchasing or leasing a car, renting or buying a home, managing personal risks through insurance products, understanding the potential for return and risk in investments, and the financial implications of transition to civilian life. FMAP is especially sensitive to the situations and needs of the Service member experiencing financial hardship. FMAP is well-integrated with other key programs in the Family Program operations, specifically in the areas of, Readiness; Transition Assistance; Family Member Employment; Children, Youth and Teens; Exceptional Family Member Program and Educational and Vocational Programs.United States Department of Defense, National Guard of the United StatesUnited States Department of Defense

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