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Financial Resources from the Personal Finance Blogger Community
The blog I Heart Budgets has put together an exhaustive list of COVID-19 financial resources that is continually updated.
The following is a list or articles written by PF bloggers offering financial resources for people affected by the coronavirus.
Resources for Oregonians Who Have Lost Their Job
Here is a direct link to the online claim system of Employment Department in Oregon, where you can file for unemployment and other benefits if you’ve lost your job due to the coronavirus.
If you contract coronavirus on the job you can file a workers’ compensation claim.
There are several companies looking to hire immediately, including Albertson’s, Fred Meyer, Safeway, and Amazon.
For more information and financial resources related to COVID-19, please visit OnPoint Community Credit Union’s COVID-19 resource page.
Catholic Charities of Oregon
Catholic Charities of Oregon provides a wealth of support for individuals and families, including financially. They provide financial education classes (also in Spanish), including specialized classes for refugees, survivors of domestic violence, and women experiencing homelessness. In addition, Catholic Charities offers 1-on-1 financial coaching to those who participate in the Family Success Center, as well as the opportunity to receive a matched savings account for those who complete the coaching program. Finally, funds are available to help support those facing a financial emergency.
Please visit Catholic Charities of Oregon’s Economic Empowerment page to learn more.
OnPoint Community Credit Union
OnPoint Community Credit Union serves those in the Portland metro area, Bend, Eugene, and Vancouver. They offer Investment Workshops, Home Buyer Seminars, as well as a wealth of online resources for managing your finances and planning for your financial future.
Please visit OnPoint Community Credit Union’s Financial Education page to learn more.
Catholic Charities USA
Catholic Charities is a nationwide nonprofit organization that offers assistance for individuals and families, including financially. See the description of Catholic Charities of Oregon above for more information about the financial services provided.
Please visit the Catholic Charities USA Find Help page to find a location near you.
Operation HOPE strives to serve and assist those in the poor and struggling middle classes. Their programs provide financial literacy education to youth, credit recovery assistance, financial disaster preparedness and recovery, and homeowner assistance.
Visit the Operation HOPE website to learn more and to find a location near you.
The High School Financial Planning Program (HSFPP)
A free basic personal finance curriculum targeted toward teens in grades 8-12. Online and printed materials are available at no cost for noncommercial use.
Visit the High School Financial Planning Program website to register for a free account.
MyFICO is a great resource for understanding credit and FICO credit scores. In addition to credit education, they also offer credit reports and monitoring for a fee.
Learn about credit education at MyFICO.
Did you know you’re entitled to receive an annual credit report from all three credit bureaus at no cost to you? Checking your credit score will not lower it, and is important to ensure there are no mistakes.
Get your free credit reports at AnnualCreditReport.com.
OnPoint Community Credit Union
OnPoint Community Credit Union serves those in the Portland metro area, Bend, Eugene, and Vancouver. Along with in-person resources, OnPoint also offers several online resources for members, as well as links to other online resources that anyone can access. These resources include financial education videos for both adults and kids.
Visit OnPoint’s Financial Education page and click on Online Resources to learn more.
FinishYourDiploma.org is part of the Dollar General Literacy Foundation, and seeks to help guide individuals in finding resources to help them earn their high school diploma, learn to read, or learn English.
Earning your diploma, learning to read, or learning English opens doorways for growth and advancement, and this site strives to help individuals open those doors to a better life.
Learn more about earning your high school diploma, as well as resources in your local area, by vising their website at FinishYourDiploma.org.
NEA Student Loan Forgiveness Navigator
The National Education Association (NEA) offers a plethora of resources for teachers and other education professionals. One of those resources is help with student loans.
See if you qualify for student loan forgiveness for free with their eligibility checker at neamb.com/LoanForgiveness.