WGTE Town Hall: Families Facing the Mortgage Crisis -
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WGTE Town Hall: Families Facing the Mortgage Crisis -

Bill Harris hosted this live, one-hour special that connects parents with local resources to help them better communicate with their children on the current financial situation including the mortgage crisis. Topics included losing a job and/or home; feelings of insecurity; the concept of want versus need; language and approach for differing age groups; need for security; and much more.

Panelists included Mike King, Consumer Credit Counseling Service; Eric Young, Harbor; and Kristi Hannan, Lucas County Help Me Grow.

WGTE Public Media has been joined by the United Way of Greater Toledo and numerous other local nonprofit organizations to connect people with trusted information and free services.

If you are facing foreclosure, call United Way 2-1-1 for help. 

Facing the Mortgage Crisis is part of CPB's Public Service Media Economic Response Initiative.