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The Institute for Financial Literacy Launches “Community Classroom” Program in Maine
Interactive Seminars on Personal Finance Taught by Certified Educators and Open to the General Public
“The Community Classroom is an exciting new program offered by the Institute,” said Leslie E. Linfield, Executive Director of the Institute for Financial Literacy. “We designed this program to equip Mainers to make better, more informed financial decisions based on proven concepts and practical guidelines geared toward knowledge retention and successful, real-world application.”
Community Classroom seminars for the month of February include:
Money Management 101
Financial freedom starts here. Everything you always wanted to know about successful money management and more; including budgeting, net worth, financial planning and goal setting.
Wednesday, 2/2, 6:30 pm–8:30 pm or Saturday, 2/5, 10:00 am–12:00 pm
Credit & Debt Management
Stop the madness. Gain control over your credit and debt with proven tips to effectively manage credit, assess personal debt level and eliminate your debt once and for all.
Wednesday, 2/9, 6:30 pm–8:30 pm or Saturday, 2/12, 10:00 am–12:00 pm
Insurance & Investing Made Simple
The future is tomorrow, start planning today. Leverage the power of insurance and investing to help you reach your financial goals quicker and easier than imagined.
Wednesday, 2/16, 6:30 pm–8:30 pm or Saturday, 2/19, 10:00 am–12:00 pm
Family, Inc. Manage your family finances like a business, teach your children important financial literacy skills and gain valuable insight into important family decisions involving credit, debt, insurance and retirement planning.
Wednesday, 2/23, 6:30 pm–8:30 pm or Saturday, 2/26, 10:00 am–12:00 pm
Each two-hour seminar is designed as a stand alone course and can be taken in any order. The cost for each seminar is $50. Included in the cost of the class is a course textbook which includes a comprehensive set of financial planning tools and resources, as well as a self assessment designed to reinforce and support classroom discussion. Discounts are available for joint registrations or for a bundled package of classes.
Attendance is limited and advance registration is required. For more information or to register, please call 207-221-3601.
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The Institute for Financial Literacy is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt non-profit organization whose mission is to make effective financial literacy education available for everyone. As a national authority on adult financial education, the Institute advances professionalism and effectiveness in the field of financial literacy by setting the National Standards for Adult Financial Literacy Education™, hosting the Annual Conference on Financial Education™, maintaining the Library of Personal Finance™, and administering the Center for Financial Certifications®