Financial Wellness

Resources to help you achieve financial stability

Virtual Financial Wellness Workshops

We are offering virtual financial wellness workshops in English and Spanish to help you through financial hardships you may be experiencing due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In our upcoming webinars, we will focus on the Clean Vehicle Assistance Program and options for financing.

To sign up for a one-hour financial wellness webinar, email us at with one of the below webinar dates:
  • Monday, May 4, 4-5pm PST
  • Wednesday, May 6 9-10am PST
  • Friday, May 8, 12-1 pm PST

Videoconferencias sin costo para bienestar financiero

Ofreceremos algunas videoconferencias sobre el programa de asistencia para adquirir vehículos ecológicos - CVAP por sus siglas en inglés - y opciones de financiación. La primera semana serán en inglés, y a partir de la segunda semana serán presentadas en español.

Para participar, favor de enviarnos un correo electrónico a:

Las fechas y horas programadas en español son las siguientes:

  • Lunes 11 de Mayo de 4-5 PM PST
  • Miércoles 13 de Mayo de 9-10 AM PST
  • Viernes 15 de Mayo de 12-1 PM PST

All workshops will be lead by Rafael Carlos Rogel, Financial Education Instructor.

Rafael has been an educator since 2003 and is very passionate about teaching and empowering the community to make better, wiser and more informed decisions about their personal finances. Rafael earned his B.A. in English with an emphasis in Teaching in 2003 and later went on to receive his TESOL Certification (Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages) through the University of Cambridge in 2013. In 2014, Rafael turned his attention the financial sector and is currently the Financial Education Instructor with Beneficial State Bank, where he provides financial wellness presentations to the community throughout California at high schools, colleges, non-profits etc., at no cost.


Can't make one of these times?

Click here for a copy of the presentation with links to the resources discussed in the workshop.

Online Tool for Local Resources

This free online tool finds local resources that can help you cut costs and get your finances on track.

We’ve partnered with SpringFour, an independent company that researches and verifies non-profit and government organizations that can help you get in better financial shape. Just enter your zip code and what you’re looking for and they’ll find trusted resources that can help you:

  • Find a job
  • Get financial guidance
  • Pay less for utilities like heat, electricity, gas and water
  • Save money on childcare, home repair, prescriptions and more
  • Reduce your expenses by as much as $250* a month

If there are no resources found within 35 miles of your ZIP code, the tool will find state or national resources that may be able to provide the kind of assistance you’re looking for.