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Managing Your Money: An Introduction to Financial Literacy In-Person

Join James Belin, Jr. on Tuesday, April 4 and Thursday, 6 to learn how to mange your money effectively. Financial literacy combines personal finance, financial concepts, and financial planning to help individuals build wealth and establish long-term stability. It can be tough to make the right decisions about money without knowing what financial planning tools are available.  Financial literacy is key to executing each of these activities.

Topics that will be covered over this two-day course will include but not be limited to:

  • Budgeting Basics
  • Saving Money
  • Credit & Debit
  • Investing Basics
  • Insurance Basics
  • Retirement Planning
  • Understanding the Economy
  • Analyzing financial statements
  • Avoiding Financial Scams
  • Working with Financial Professionals
  • Understanding Taxes
  • Estate Planning Resources

James Belin, Jr. is a Financial Education Consultant. If it has to do with money - how to spend it, save it, invest it, insure it, or retire with it – that’s what he teaches.

James' goal is to give you the knowledge to make informed decisions about your money. Whether the choice is about canceling a credit card or when to claim Social Security benefits, knowledge truly is power.  As a professional educator who is also a Certified Financial Planner™, James has built his reputation with skills that make even complicated subjects easy to understand.

Tuesday, April 4, 2023
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Hubbard Room
In person: onsite
  Ages 12-18     Ages 19+  
  Adult     Teen  

Registration is required. There are 35 seats available.

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