The Counselor’s Corner and LifeWise Strategies launch a new collaborative to increase access to credit training and identify emotional money triggers.
April 29, 2015 (Wilmington, NC) – The Counselor’s Corner and LifeWise Strategies partner to leverage their training platforms and tools for financial educators and counselors. The partnership will create webinars and place-based training for housing counselors.
The Counselor’s Corner (TCC) is the one-stop resource center for housing counseling professionals. TCC provides education and information to enhance housing counselors’ knowledge of industry changes and regulatory updates. TCC’s online Learning Center supports housing counselors in meeting National Industry Standards for Homeownership Education and Counseling CEU requirements, offering high-quality professional training and resources in one place.
LifeWise Strategies produces fun, engaging and effective financial education tools to promote financial capability. The award-winning Money Habitudes cards and new online version introduce clients to the emotional triggers that influence their financial behavior. The Good Credit Game offers hands-on activities for a dynamic learning environment, teaching clients about credit reports, scores, and cards. The financial education tools are used by non-profits, universities and the military.
“With decades in this field, I affirm that Money Habitudes and The Good Credit Game are excellent tools for housing counselors. They can jumpstart a financial management program! Cora Fulmore, founder of The Counselor’s Corner, says, “LifeWise shares our goal of helping housing counselors be prepared and confident.
The two organizations will launch the joint educational program later in 2015. The educational series will use The Good Credit Game for credit education and counseling techniques, along with Money Habitudes for financial habits.
“It’s an honor to work with such a respected organization as The Counselor’s Corner. Our new joint programs will be building on their terrific selection of training and development offerings. Syble Solomon, president of LifeWise Strategies, states, “Their information and training are valuable resources for any financial educator.