Attend our Free Money Smart Classes!

Attend our Free Money Smart Classes!

Mon, 26 Mar, 2018 at 15:36
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Discover new ways to manage your finances at our Free Money Smart Classes going on now. The Money Smart for Adults are instructor-led courses that consist of several training modules that cover basic financial topics. Topics include a description of deposit and credit services offered by financial institutions, choosing and maintaining a checking account, spending plans, the importance of saving, how to obtain and use credit effectively, the basics of building or repairing credit, and much more.

See below for classes offered in your area.


"Bank On It" Presented with Shalom Center: Wednesday, April 25, 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., Shalom Center, 4314 39th Ave., Kenosha

After completing this course, you'll be able to:

• Identify the major types of insured financial institutions
• Identify five reasons to use a bank
• Identify the steps involved in opening and maintaining a bank account
• Describe two types of deposit accounts
• Identify additional bank services that come with deposit accounts
• Describe the main functions of the bank customer service representative,
teller, loan officer, and branch manager


"Borrowing Basics" Presented with Shalom Center: Thursday, April 26, 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., Shalom Center, 4314 39th Ave., Kenosha

After completing this course, you'll be able to:

• Define credit and loan
• Distinguish between secured and unsecured loans
• Identify three types of loans
• Identify the costs associated with getting a loan
• Identify the factors lenders use to make loan decisions
• Explain why it is important to be wary of rent-to-own services, payday loans, and refund anticipation loans
• Describe how to guard against predatory lending practices