Community Action Team, a local U.S. Housing and Urban Development approved counseling agency, is holding two free education workshops from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturdays in February and March.

A First-Time Homebuyer Workshop, on Feb. 16, teaches shopping for a home, financial readiness, understanding mortgages, the closing process and how to protect your investment.

The Financial Education Workshop, March 9, teaches budgeting, saving, goal setting, credit management and improving overall financial health.

Preregistration is required.

To register, call 503-325-8098 or email

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