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Intro to Self-Employment


with Karleen Andrews

Calendar Sep 29, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This one-session workshop will help you decide if self-employment is the right choice for you. The class covers the pros and cons of owning your own business, the steps needed for start-up, the major elements of a business plan, and the many resources available to help you succeed. This is an online only class.

Full Course

Exploring Careers


with Christina Morin

Calendar Sep 30, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Ready for a career change but don't know where to begin? This workshop will help point you in the right direction. We will cover what to consider when making a career choice, the steps involved in creating a career plan, and the resources available to help you succeed.

Please note that this has been changed to an online only class.

Auto Insurance Basics for New Drivers


with Melissa Carbajal

Calendar Sep 30, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn the basics of automobile insurance -- terms, coverages, asking for a quote, discounts, and what to do in the event of an accident.

Stock Market Investing: Fundamentals for Success


with Shan Teixeira

Calendar Oct 6, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Are you interested in learning how to invest in the stock market but don’t really know where to start? Many people want to learn how to grow wealth for retirement but do not feel confident managing their own money. In this course you will learn everything from how to open a brokerage account to the advantages and differences between mutual funds, stocks and ETF’s. How to identify growth stocks, understand market cycles and market psychology, portfolio diversification, when and how to buy/sell, as well as how to limit risk and track performance.

Full Course

DIY Estate Planning


with Melissa Carbajal

Calendar Oct 7, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

This workshop gives you a step-by-step guide to assist you with estate planning. Organize your affairs, and help make the important decisions to limit or eliminate debt.

Plan a Magical Orlando Vacation


with David Murch

Calendar Oct 15, 2020 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Are you planning an Orlando vacation? Looking for someone to break down your options, guide you through this process, and help you get the most out of your vacation and budget? If so, join us and get personal insight on all things Orlando. This includes theme parks, water parks, ticket options, resort options, dining options, dining plans, seasonal events, tours, dinner shows, unique experiences, and even MagicBands. We'll also discuss the pros and cons of using a travel agency vs. booking the vacation yourself, staying on park property vs. off-site, and relying on park transportation vs. renting a vehicle. See how to factor in seasonal park crowd levels, average monthly temperatures, and rainy days into your plans. Gain some insight on how to think through your budget as we look at potential expenses and consider ways to save money in various areas of your vacation. The class is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company but does provide tips for people visiting Disney parks in Orlando.

Budgeting Basics


with Christina Morin

Calendar Oct 20, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

In this workshop, you will learn about the basic components for building a budget. We will discuss money tracking, goal setting, challenges, ways to reduce expenses, and how to understand your overall financial situation.

Please note that this has been changed to an online only class.

Understanding Percent & Interest


with Jeff Morris

Calendar Oct 21, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Calculating percentages and interest are skills used both at home and in business. Learn how to improve your calculations to get ahead.

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