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Financial Education Classes

 To register for the classes please click this link: https://dcmayor.secure.force.com/MORCARegistration

 

VIRTUAL FINANCIAL EDUCATION CLASSES

Class # 1: Understanding Your Financial Relationship

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 5:00 PM – 5:45 PM

  • Understand the importance of goal setting in financial planning
  • Understand relationships with your money
  • Understand that controlling your finances leads to financial empowerment

Class # 2: The Art of Budgeting

Thursday, May 14, 2020 5:00 PM – 5:45 PM

  • Understand the purpose of a budget
  • Identity ways to increase income and/or decrease expenses
  • Learn how to create a spending plan

Class # 3: Take Charge of Your Credit

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 5:00 PM – 5:45 PM

  • Understand the basics of credit
  • Learn how to establish a credit file
  • Learn how to build/repair credit

Class # 4: Identity Theft

Thursday, May 21, 2020 5:00 PM – 5:45 PM

  • Identify specific types of identity Theft and how they work
  • How personal data are stolen
  • How to deter, detect and defend yourself against Identity theft
  • Whom to contact if you become a victim of identity theft

Class # 5: Pay Yourself First

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 5:00 PM – 5:45 PM

  • Identify different types of financial institutions and the services they provide
  • Identify sources of “hidden” banking fees and strategies for avoiding those fees
  • Compare financial products and services and choose those that best meet their needs
  • Identify different types of savings products and understand

ONE-ON-ONE VIRTUAL FINANCIAL & CREDIT COACHING

First come, first serve, up to 15 MORCA clients will be provided the opportunity to have a 30 minute, one-on-one confidential virtual Financial & Credit Coaching session with CAAB’s Senior Program Manager.

During the Financial & Credit Coaching session, your credit report will be pulled for free which will include a credit score if the participant is scored. Additionally, you and CAAB’s Financial Coach will work together to construct a 3-Goal Action Plan to guide you on developing a budget, discussing banking products & services for saving, establishing credit, repairing credit, or building credit.

CAAB WILL PROVIDE SERVICES VIA ZOOM

CAAB’s free Financial Education classes and One-on-One Financial & Credit Coaching services will be conducted via Zoom. Participants can download the app onto their phone or use a computer to take advantage of the services. Please access the hyperlink to learn how to use the app: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/206618765-Zoom-Video-Tutorials

 

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