Rock Island, IL – Economic Growth Corporation (GROWTH), a HUD-approved housing counseling agency, is excited to announce its upcoming Free Personal Growth Workshop. Tailored to assist Illinois residents in enhancing their financial well-being, the workshop offers valuable insights into financial budgeting, management, and setting achievable goals for the future. As U.S. National Financial Literacy Month is celebrated in April, it presents a prime opportunity to evaluate and improve our financial situation and skills.

Scheduled to take place on Thursday, April 11, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., the workshop will offer participants an opportunity to delve into strategies aimed at improving personal finances and financial stability. The workshop will be offered both in-person attendance with limited seating and online participation via webinar. A link to the webinar will be provided after registration confirmation.

Economic Growth Corporation to Host Free Personal Growth Workshop April 11

With a focus on empowering individuals to take control of their financial futures, James Jones, Housing Manager and HUD-certified housing counselor for Economic Growth Corporation, aims to equip attendees with practical tools and resources to successfully navigate their financial journeys.

“The Personal Growth Workshop represents a pivotal opportunity for individuals to gain invaluable insights and resources to pave the way towards a brighter financial future,” remarked James Jones, Housing Manager and HUD-certified housing counselor at Economic Growth Corporation. “We are committed to providing free, accessible, and impactful financial literacy educational opportunities that empower individuals to achieve their financial goals.”


Participants can expect to gain actionable strategies, expert guidance, and access to resources tailored to their specific financial needs and goals. Whether seeking to manage finances more effectively, establish a budget, or plan for future financial milestones, the workshop aims to provide attendees with the tools and knowledge needed to succeed.


To register for the Free Personal Growth Workshop and secure a spot, interested individuals are encouraged to visit  To gain insight on GROWTH’s housing counseling offerings, view GROWTH’s financial literacy videos:–housing-counseling.html.  Equal Housing Opportunity.


About Economic Growth Corporation:

Economic Growth Corporation is a HUD-approved housing counseling agency dedicated to empowering individuals and families to achieve financial stability and housing security. Its services are free and are available to Illinois residents living in the counties of: Rock Island, Mercer, Henry, Carroll, Whiteside, Jo Davies, and Ogle Counties. To date, GROWTH has provided more than 3,000 individuals with HUD-approved housing counseling and assisting more than 850 individuals achieve homeownership. Through comprehensive educational programs, counseling services, and community outreach initiatives, GROWTH strives to foster economic empowerment and promote sustainable financial well-being for Illinois residents.

Economic Growth Corporation to Host Free Personal Growth Workshop April 11
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Economic Growth Corporation to Host Free Personal Growth Workshop April 11

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