Workshops and Seminars

The following workshops may be scheduled for community organizations, church groups, or schools.  In-service training for employees can also be arranged.  Call 904-255-7450 for more information. Click here for a list of financial programs.

Money Smart

Individual Modules cover the basics on spending plans, saving, credit, choosing and managing financial accounts, consumer protection issues and more. A ten hour attendance module certificate qualifies participants for Individual Development Account and Ways to Work financial education course.

Module topics can be scheduled for community organizations, church groups, or schools. Call 904-255-7450 for current class offerings.

Fresh Start Workshop: Get Checking!!

Use the University of Florida Money Management Calendar to develop a spending and saving plan based on your situation, resources, and goals. Evaluate wants & needs and choose a financial tracking method. Learn how to handle occasional expenses and emergencies. This course is the first half of the Fresh Start workshop and is offered twice a month. See Fresh Start Accounts.  This class meets requirements for the education course required for bankruptcy discharge or for court-ordered money management class.

Power Against Fraud

Senior are often targets of scams and rip-offs. Learn how to protect yourself from fraud in the areas of ID theft, telemarketing, mail and internet, home improvement, mortgage, investment, and caregiver.  Module topics can be scheduled for community organizations, church groups, or schools. Call 904-255-7450 for current class offerings.

PowerPay

A free computer analysis that helps consumers with two or more credit card or installment loan debts to pay them off earlier than with the usual payment schedule.  Free up your $$$ to reach future purchasing goals or save for the future. 

Download the PowerPay fact sheet, PowerPay letter with worksheet completion directions, and Power Pay Worksheet.  Complete the worksheet and return it to us.  We will run the confidential analysis and return it to you. Or, go to the PowerPay website and complete your own analysis.

Investing for Your Future

Series on the basics of saving and investment.  Course units include: Finding Money to Invest, Stocks, Bonds, Mutual Funds, Tax-Deferred Investing, Investing With Small Dollar Amounts, and Avoiding Investment Fraud.  Each unit includes action steps that encourage participants to improve their finances and a comprehensive glossary of investment terms. This course is available as an online home-study course at Investing for Your Future - eXtension Learning Lessons


Financial Stability
Programs
(904) 255-7450
1010 N. McDuff Ave.
Jacksonville, FL 32254

 

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