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SECURE Emergency Savings

Update: 3/18/20

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), we are temporarily suspending our in-person classes. Additionally, we are not accepting registrations for any of our financial education class offerings at this time. We apologize for this inconvenience and we hope to be able to begin offering these classes to the community as soon as it feels safe to do so.

We will monitor this situation and when it feels appropriate to reopen these classes we will update the website.

Want a $540 Boost For Your Emergency Fund?

Join the Buncombe SECURE Program!
Complete classes and 1-on-1 appointments to gain tools and skills and create a personalized budget which includes monthly expenses, paying down debt and emergency savings!

SECURE matches every $1 you save in a SECURE savings account with $3 more! When you save $30 per month for 6 months ($180 total), you get a $540 match. That’s $720 in your emergency fund by the end of the program!


Space is limited.

Call our Admin folks directly at 255-5166, EXT. 3 to see if you’re eligible to sign up for an Orientation Workshop and your class series. Have your calendar with you when you call.

Current Orientation Class Schedule:

  • None at this time

Here’s what one SECURE graduate had to say: "What helped me most about the SECURE Program was its structure. I knew that I had to deposit a specific amount of money by a specific time into a specific account. This detailed structure helped me to stay on track (no pun intended!) every month.”


Our SECURE Emergency Savings program is a completely customizable program. If you are interested in learning more about how we can customize this to fit the needs of your organization, visit our Employee Financial Wellness page.

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