Buying Your First Home? Learn More at Workshop

Ridgewood Savings Offering Seminars

nounced that it will again be hosting homebuyers’ workshops and a financial education seminar at select branch locations.

Both the workshops and seminars, which are free and open to the public, have been designed to address today’s most pressing financial concerns.

At the homebuyers’ workshops, bank representatives, mortgage con- and a licensed architect will take participants through the home buying process-including the initial decision making cost analysis, criteria for selecting the right home, and the “do’s and don’ts” of filing mortgage applications.

The rinancial education seminars will explain how to start and manage checking and savings accounts for emergencies, financial goals, and retirement, among other topics.

In Queens, there will be two firsttime homebuyers’ workshops: on Tuesday, Apr. 23, from 6:15 to 8:15 p.m. at the bank’s main office, located at 71-02 Forest Ave. in Ridgewood (phone 1-718-240-4800); and on Tuesday, Sept. 10, from 6:15 to 8:15 p.m. at the bank’s Grand Avenue branch, located at 74-25 Grand Ave. in Maspeth (1-718-457-4200).

The financial education seminar will take place on Wednesday, June 13, from 6:15 to 7:45 p.m. at the bank’s Hollis branch, located at 205- 11 Hillside Ave. in Hollis (1-718- 776-9100).

“As a community-focused bank, we are dedicated to helping people manage their finances in a manner that leads to financial stability and success,” said Peter M. Boger, Ridgewood Savings Bank chairman, president, and chief executive officer. “These programs will give local residents valuable information that will empower them to make wise choices when it comes to purchasing a home, establishing a savings account, and managing their day-to-day finances.”