Get the tools necessary for financial fitness and freedom. Learn the importance of saving, budgeting, credit, and financial independence in this 8 workshop series with People's Housing+.
Refreshments will be served.
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, People's Housing+
Learn the basic terms of financial management and explore free programs designed to help manage your income and expenses.
Week 2 - My Money Habitude with Deneka Desroches, People's Housing+
Explore your money personality profile that connects with your financial behavior.
Week 3 - Creating A Budget/Spending Plan with Deneka Desroches, People's Housing+
This class will focus on money habits. Analyze your February income and expenses and create a budget/spending plan for April.
Week 4 - Creating A Savings Goal with Diana Holmes, Chase Bank
Learn how to create a S.M.A.R.T. financial goal and stick to it.
Week 5 - Credit 101 with Diana Holmes, Chase Bank
Learn the importance of credit and how it affects your everyday life.
Week 6 - Home Buying 101 with Deneka Desroches, People's Housing+ and 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 - Living Within My Means with Deneka Desroches, People's Housing+
Learn debt management strategies, how to review credit reports for discrepancies, and ways to monitor your credit with Mint.com.
Week 8 - Vision Board Presentations
Present your 5-year plan using Canva to create a digital vision board.
EVENT TYPE: | Personal Finance | Community | Business | Adult Literacy |
TAGS: | Open Doors | Adult |
|Mon, May 29||Closed|
|Tue, May 30||10:00AM to 7:00PM|
|Wed, May 31||10:00AM to 7:00PM|
|Thu, Jun 01||10:00AM to 7:00PM|
|Fri, Jun 02||10:00AM to 5:00PM|
|Sat, Jun 03||10:00AM to 5:00PM|
|Sun, Jun 04||Closed|
Norman Mayer Library is named for New Orleans businessman and one of the original Tulane College of Commerce and Business guarantors, Norman Mayer. After his passing, his wife donated money to the New Orleans Public Library to have the Library opened. Doors opened in 1949, and the Library has been serving the Gentilly area since.