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Financial Literacy Schedule

The Financial Education Series takes place each season. Please note that ESR’s Self-Sufficiency clients are required to attend a Series during their time in the Self Sufficiency Program. (Each Series consist of two sessions). Sessions are open to the public as well. Clients, remember to document your savings with your Success Coach!

 Fall Sessions:

Monday- September 14, 2015 6:00pm-7:30pm

Monday- September 28, 2015 6:00pm-7:30pm

Monday- October 12, 2015- 6:00pm-7:30pm

Monday- October 26, 2015 6:00pm-7:30pm

Monday- November 2, 2015- 6:00pm-7:30pm

Monday- November 16, 2015-6:00pm-7:30pm

 Dates are subject to change.

Topics include:

  1. Behavior of Money/Household Finances

Understand your individual and household finances:

  • Dream Sheet
  • Household Partnership
  • Tracking household income/ Monitoring service costs
  • Practicing monthly money management
  • Building financial assets

Collect and organize household finances:

  • Expense tracking
  • Creating a Spending Plan
  • Organizing Bank /Bill statements

 2. Moving Forward (A New Day!)

  • Tracking expenses review
  • Spending plan set up
  • Credit Management
  • Learning how to read a credit report
  • Developing a dispute plan
  • Understanding credit status
  • Debt Reduction Plan

EMERGENCY FUNDS (SHORT TERM/LONG TERM)

CAREER FOCUS (GOING BEYOND MONSTER.COM)

Learn to read your credit report as well as demonstrate how to dispute and correct your credit issues.

JaNet Book

Other Benefits of the Program:

  •  Financial Literacy Certificate of Completion
  • A copy of “Debt Sucks” by Ja’Net Adams (If there are enough copies once clients have received their copies, those who are not ESR clients may also receive a copy).

 

Classes will be held in the Computer Lab at ESR. For additional information, please contact Sherri Paysour at (336) 722-9400 x154.

 


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