CRT's Financial Literacy Institute Accepting Applications

CRT's Financial Literacy Institute Accepting Applications for Class of 2018

Learn how to ‘Make Your Money Work for You’ in this free, 14-week course

HARTFORD – The Community Renewal Team (CRT) is currently accepting applications for its 8th Annual Financial Literacy Institute that will begin this fall.

CRT’s Financial Literacy Institute provides participants with an in-depth and engaging way to educate themselves and their family members about a wide range of financial matters, including household budgeting and managing cash flow; saving and investing; credit and credit rebuilding; various types of insurance; the psychology of money, financial goal setting and more.

“Our financial literacy mantra is: ‘Make your money work for you!’ This mindset, embraced and practiced, can lead you and your family on a journey to a more secure financial future. All you need to do is to take that first step with us,” said Eileen Feliciano, CRT’s Financial Literacy Coordinator.

Classes are held on Tuesday evenings starting on September 11, 2018, and will conclude with a graduation ceremony on December 11, 2018. All classes are held from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. in the Lumsden Center located at CRT’s main office at 555 Windsor Street in Hartford.

“This is the eighth year of CRT’s Financial Literacy Institute. Over that time, we have seen our participants grow in their knowledge of and confidence in managing their personal finances. It is a humbling experience to witness the proud faces of not only our participants, but also their families at our graduations,” said Elizabeth Horton Sheff, CRT Community Services Director and Founder of the institute.

The deadline to apply for CRT’s 2018 Financial Literacy Institute is July 31, 2018.

Individuals that are interested in participating in this free educational program are encouraged to apply online: CLICK HERE

For more information, please call 860-560-4210 or send email to

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