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Educational events

Educational events

We offer a wide variety of free financial education classes focusing on basic banking, debt reduction, understanding credit, savings and investments. Most of the classes are offered in our branches along with various government agencies and strategic nonprofit partners in the community. Amalgamated Bank also conducts educational programs on home foreclosure prevention and resources for first time homebuyers to successfully achieve home-ownership.

Topics include:

  • Psychology of Money / Behavioral Finance
  • Goal Setting
  • Spending Plans
  • Basic Banking
  • Debt reduction
  • Credit Cards
  • Credit Reports and Credit Scores
  • Avoiding Bankruptcy
  • Identity Theft / Scams
  • Investments, Insurance, and Retirement Planning
  • Earned Income Tax Credits
  • Home Ownership 101
  • Home-buying Process
  • Managing Homeownership
  • Foreclosure Prevention

Please contact your local branch for more information about upcoming financial education classes.


Upcoming events

All events will be held from 10 AM until 3 PM, unless otherwise noted.

July 19 – Mortgage Day, Union Square branch

July 25 – Financial Wellness Day, Roosevelt Island branch
Please be advised that this event will be held from 5 - 6 PM

July 27 – Financial Wellness Day, Bedford-Stuyvesant branch

August 7 – Financial Wellness Day, Flushing branch

August 9 – Financial Education: Understanding Credit Seminar, Washington, D.C. branch

August 13 – First-time Homebuyers’ Seminar, Sunset Park branch
Please be advised that this event will be held from 5 - 7 PM

August 15 – Financial Wellness Day, Roosevelt Island branch

August 15 – Financial Wellness Day, Flushing branch

August 16 – Financial Wellness Day, Co-op City branch

August 16 – Mortgage Day, Union Square branch

August 17 – Financial Wellness Day, Gramercy branch

August 22 – Financial Wellness Day, Sunset Park branch

August 23 – Mortgage Day, Wall Street branch

August 24 – Mortgage Day, Flushing branch

August 29 – Mortgage Day, Roosevelt Island branch

September 18 – Mortgage Day, Gramercy branch

September 20 – Customer Appreciation Day, Union Square branch

September 21 – Financial Wellness Day, Gramercy branch

September 27 – Financial Wellness Day, Wall Street branch

Please contact your local branch for more information about upcoming financial education classes.

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