South Side Community Federal Credit Union is getting the New Year off to a great start by offering its ever popular FREE Financial Education series to our Community beginning Saturday, January 22nd from 10:30 A.M.-12:30 P.M. at 5401 S. Wentworth Avenue Suite 25.  It's ideal for anyone who is interested in becoming economically empowered!

 

FREE FINANCIAL EDUCATION CLASSES

Learning to achieve a solid financial profile is more important than ever today!!!!!!!

 

PREPARING FOR HOMEOWNERSHIP

Saturday, January 22, 201110:30 AM to 12:30 PM

This class will help the first time homebuyer prepare for homeownership by learning important steps for self-preparation and to apply for a mortgage.  Also learn about first time homebuyer tax credits and how to avoid predatory lending. This class qualifies you to receive a HUD Certified Homebuyer Certificate along with attending three other Financial Education Classes and a one-on-one counseling session.

 

TAX TIPS

Saturday, January 29, 201110:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Receive updates on credits and tax changes for 2010.  Find out how to maximize your income tax return by making good financial decisions with your refund. 

 

CREDIT BASICS AND RESTORATION

Saturday, February 5, 201110:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Learn how today’s economy will affect your credit and borrowing power.  You will also receive information on repairing, restoring, maintaining and securing your credit.

 

BASIC BANKING AND BUDGETING

Saturday, February 12, 201110:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Learn banking concepts and its benefits.  Learn how to create a budget and how to find money in your budget to save.

 

HOMEOWNER RETENTION

Saturday, February 19, 201110:30 AM to 12:30 PM

This class will give existing homeowners important information on refinancing, what to do if you can’t pay your mortgage, declining markets and how it affects your property and more.

 

SENIOR FINANCIAL AND HEALTH CARE OPTIONS

Saturday, February 26, 201110:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Learn effective financial investment strategies for retirement.  Receive information on medical choices available for seniors and the truth about the different health care plans.

 

STARTING A BUSINESS

Saturday, March 05, 201110:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Learn the basics of starting a business, writing a business and marketing plan and how to access financial resources to fund your business. 

 

FINANCIAL EDUCATION SERIES WRAP UP AND GRADUATION

Saturday, March 12, 201110:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Attend this general session to discuss how being financially educated can empower you.  Homebuyer and Financial Education Certificates will be presented.  Must have attended at least four of the above classes to receive a certificate.

 

South Side Community Federal Credit Union is a Partner of “Money Smart Week” Beginning Saturday, April 2nd – Saturday, April 9th, 2011

Details Coming Soon

 

All classes will be held at South Side Community Federal Credit Union

Call 773-548-8859 for more information and registration

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