A Clinton non-profit has a long-standing partnership with a local financial institution to help people understand the many complexities of managing money.
On the WHOW Morning Show Tuesday, Cody Monkman, Director of the Neighborhood Care Center, says their partnership with the TS Institute helps lay out the basics of money management and budgeting to in-depth financial coaching.
Connie Unruh with the TS Institute leads the coursework and coaching. She explains they offer both group classes and one-on-one coaching.
According to Monkman, one of the other added benefits of this program has been the restoration of relational issues. He believes the way you spend money reflects your values and so when they go through an individual's or a couple's financials, it can be an exposure of things that need to be addressed.
Many of the ministries within the Neighborhood Care Center are aimed at helping people through a crisis, Monkman says this is a program that doesn't necessarily have to be for people in a crisis and says the benefit is they are giving people tools they can use in hopes they have lifelong skills they are going away with.
Monkman and Unruh hope to resume group classes in the fall. You can learn more at neighborhoodcarecenter.net or by calling Unruh at the TS Institute by calling 217-935-7464. The Neighborhood Care Center's number 217-935-6844.