$tand By Me is a statewide financial empowerment program designed to help Delawareans to take charge of thier finances. It is a joint program of the State of Delaware and United Way of Delaware. $tand By Me was launched in 2011 and offers an array of innovative services, free of charge. This includes:
Personal Financial Coaching on issues such as, managing debt,understanding credit, budgeting, home ownership, and savings.
College Access Services including financial planning for college and help with financial aid and student load debt.
Referrals to Community and Public Programs that specialize in specific financial issues such as, debt consolidation, investing, bankruptcy, and foreclosure assistance.
For starters, you can get your free credit report and a coach to help you understand it.
For more information and to schedulee an appointment, call 302-255-9621 or visit the website at www.standbymede.org.
$tand By Me works with over 50 community and business partners statewide to provide free financial services.