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Soft Skills Training Series: Finance

Soft skills are essential in career/work settings. Sometimes we feel like the juggler trying to balance so many skills. However, having an appropriate approach to life, work, finances and relationships with other people can contribute to overall success. ESR’s Self-Sufficiency Program offers training in these essential skills.

Here is the training schedule for January-February 2020: Budgeting & Employment 

March 10, 2020: 5:00 pm-6:00 pm

  • The 5 P’s for Employment
  • How does credit impact employment
  • Personal accountability/language
  • The clarity of communication
  • The ability to facilitate people skills

March 31, 2020: 5:00 pm-6:00 pm

  • Creating a spending plan/Budget
  • Needs versus wants
  • Paying bills on time
  • Saving for big ticket items

 April 14, 2020: 5:00 pm-6:00 pm

  • What is debt?Good debt, bad debt
  • Secured and unsecured debt
  • Medical/student loan debt
  • When debt collectors call

April 28, 2020: 5:00 pm-6:00 pm

  • Why do Credit Reports and Sores matter?
  • Understanding my Credit Score
  • Fixing errors in my Credit Report
  • How can I improve my Credit Score?
  • What about Identity Theft

 Dates are subject to change.