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Financial Workshops

The Center for Financial Empowerment holds free workshops on topics that are important to financial well-being and growth.

Financial workshops offer opportunities to gain knowledge that you can apply to your own finances. Learn more about the kinds of financial workshops offered below.

Financial Workshops

Workshop Title Description
Don't get Scammed: Avoiding Predatory Practices
Ever had a loan you didn't need or couldn't afford? Or been hit with high fees that leave you in a hole? Learn how to avoid businesses that are only trying to drain your pocketbook. Once you can spot a scam, you put yourself in a position of power. It's your money - you should keep it!
Budgeting

A budget is the key to freedom from financial stress. Once you know how to track your money, you never need to fall behind again. In this workshop, you'll learn how to:

  • Track your income and spending
  • Prioritize your needs
  • Eliminate wastes of money

Once you have a solid budget, you won't fall into the trap of spending more than you have.

Credit Building
A good credit score saves you money by opening the door to cheaper loans, better credit card offers, and great job and housing opportunities. Fortunately, a credit score doesn't depend on how much money you have. It only depends on your ability to follow some basic rules. In this workshop, you can learn the formula to increase your credit score!
Homebuyer Readiness

If you have any interest in buying a home someday, this is the place to start. In this workshop, you will learn: 

  • How a mortgage works and how to get one
  • How a cred score affects your ability to get a loan
  • What the hidden costs are to buying a home
  • Where you can get free resources to make the process easier
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