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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.

How we're different

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LGBTQ+ justice

Rainbow flags are waving, crosswalks are being painted in rainbow patterns and cities the nation over are holding parades and festivals to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community. 

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climate change

The U.S. federal government has announced its intention to pull the United States out of the Paris Climate Agreement. Bad idea, sure, but maybe not the monumental setback in the fight against climate change that is feared by so many.

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gender equality

I recently attended a women’s networking event where I joined some of New York’s top female leaders in business and politics to discuss professional challenges that women still face in male-dominated industries, and how we, as women, are working to overcome the gender inequality that remains in benefits, wages, and leadership.