|Your Money, Your Future classes to focus on building money management skills|
|Posted:||May 14, 2012|
|Details:|| Bank On Dubuque is offering a series of classes to help participants learn financial management skills. The series is called "Your Money, Your Future" and classes are scheduled for June 14, 21, and 27. |
The program will meet for an hour and a half each week for three weeks from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at the Prescott Resource Community Center, 1151 White Street, in Dubuque. The cost to participate is $15 for all 3 classes and scholarships are available. The fees for service will be used to offset direct expenses and to support the Extension Families Program.
Topics covered are listed below:
Making Ends Meet Thursday, June 14: Topics covered will include spending plans, goal setting, tracking spending
ABC's of Banking Thursday, June 21: Topics covered will include types of financial institutions, selecting financial institutions to meet your needs, types of services, managing accounts
Take Charge of Credit Wednesday, June 27: Topics covered will include what is credit, forms of credit, building credit history & understanding credit reports, tips for using credit wisely, solutions to credit issues
Bank On Dubuque was formed in 2010 by the Community
Foundation of Greater Dubuque, Dupaco and several Dubuque-area financial
institutions and community social organizations.
The purpose of the program is to improve the financial futures of
unbanked families by offering low- and moderate-income residents free or
low-cost checking accounts and access to financial education. Access
to a credit union or bank account can help residents avoid costly
alternative financial services (check cashers, payday lenders, pawn
shops and rent-to-own stores) and enable families to build and protect
To register for classes, contact Susan Taylor at (563) 583-6496 or e-mail email@example.com.
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