Refreshments will be served.
All 8 workshops must be completed to receive a $25 gas stipend. The participant with the highest average of the graded homework assignments in the classes gets $100.
Access to Google platform and a gmail account is required.
Participants are encouraged to bring laptops/Macbooks, iPads/tablets to class.
Week 1 - Introduction To Financial Management with Deneka Desroches, TCNDC
Learn the basic terms of financial management and explore free programs designed to help you manage your income and expenses.
Week 2 - Creating A Budget/Spending Plan with Deneka Desroches, TCNDC
This class will focus on money habits. Analyze your September income and expenses and create a budget/spending plan for November.
Week 3 - Creating A Savings Goal with Diana Holmes, Chase Bank
Create a S.M.A.R.T. financial goal and learn how to stick to it.
Week 4 - Credit 101 with Diana Holmes, Chase Bank
Learn the importance of credit and how it affects your everyday life.
Week 5 - The Cost of Credit with Renee Davis, Chase Bank
Learn how to calculate the cost of borrowing money. Calculate interest, finance charges, and monthly payments.
Week 6 - Home Buying 101 with Deneka Desroches, TCNDC + Reneé Davis, Chase Bank
Learn how to buy a home step-by-step working with a Realtor and a Mortgage Lender.
In Class Assignment: My Budget vs My Dream + Home Shopping For A Mortgage
Week 7 - Debt Management with Deneka Desroches, TCNDC
Learn debt management strategies, how to review credit reports for discrepancies, and ways to monitor your credit with Mint.com
In Class Assignment: Living Within My Means
Week 8 - Vision Board Presentations
Present your 5-year plan utilizing Canva to create a digital vision board.