Seven part personal finances series for adults of all ages and life stages:
May 12 - Money Habits and Goal Setting. Do you know your money personality, attitudes and habits? We will discuss the pros and cons of different money habits, how your habits influence your children, and how to set goals.
May 19 - Making a Spending Plan in Tough Times: The objectives of this workshop are to Identify information needed to create a spending plan, list ways to track spending, identify ways to prepare a spending plan when times are tough, and create a spending plan.
May 26 – Debt getting in Your Way? Get a Handle on It! - Get a full picture of existing debt, prioritize debts, set repayment goals, and plan how to avoid additional debt.
June 2 - Understanding Credit Reports – Your credit report is a record of your past borrowing including information about late payments and bankruptcy. Therefore, it is important that you understand how to access your credit report, understand the sections, and what goes into calculating your credit score.
June 9 - Building your savings? Start with small goals - Prioritize and set savings goals, prepare for unexpected expenses, find a place for savings, and make the most of a tax refund.
June 16 – Paying for College - Paying for an education can seem overwhelming and confusing. Choices made now can have a lasting impact. Learn the important considerations for selecting a college or technical school program, sources of funds, and how choices impact future financial goals.
June 23 - Medicare Basics – Don’t wait until you’re approaching 65. Understand what you need to know about health care costs in your senior years, know where to go for information about Medicare and supplemental health insurance options, review strategies and use tools to help you estimate health care costs, and identify what options there are within these plans to cover long term health care costs.