Personal finance for the young, broke, & AWESOME
Taught by Kristen Euretig
Kristen Euretig, CFP® is a Certified Financial Planner, Financial Educator, Activist, and Blogger. Her blog, young, broke, & AWESOME! (youngbrokeawesome.com) provides commentary on personal finance and economic topics for real people. She has worked at a private financial planning firm and now works at Brooklyn Cooperative Federal Credit Union providing one-on-one counseling and workshops to members in both English and Spanish.
Do you feel like you could manage your money better, but don't know where to start? This 2-part workshop will give you a no-nonsense approach to handling your finances and getting them on auto-pilot so you can stop stressing and think about the stuff you really care about.
In the first week, aka Budgeting and Saving for People Who Aren't Type A, you will come up with a spending and savings plan that is flexible and works for you.
During the second week, Dealing with Debt and Credit, you will learn some strategies and come up with a plan to tackle your credit card and student loan debts, in addition to learning about the fundamentals of credit reports and scores. You will learn about useful accounts, online tools, tips and tricks that will help you stay on top of your finances. The class is workshop style, so that students create their own personalized financial plan with the guidance of the instructor.
(Class size: 12, workshop style)