Finances & Retirement Planning
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Attaining Financial Wellness
Learn the necessary steps to put yourself on the path towards a successful financial future. This course will be a fun interactive 10-week program covering the basics and beyond along with must follow steps to secure your finances well into the future including Investment Basics, Life Events, Debt Management, Retirement Income Planning and more! This course is taught by a Chartered Financial Analyst/Certified Financial Planner.
CE-FIN 2077, 10 Tues., 6:00-7:30 pm, Mar. 10-May 12, GTW-203, $195. #15611
Building and Maintaining Good Credit
Having trouble with credit? Learn the pros and cons of using credit, how to obtain credit and build a good credit reputation. Learn about FICO credit scores, how to fix errors on your credit report, effects of divorce on credit and ways to get out of excessive debt, as well as how to protect yourself from identity theft. An overview of credit application and credit report will be provided.
CE-FIN 2076, 2 Wed., Mar. 11 & 18, 6:30-8:30 pm, KNC-2, $50. A Ribeiro. #15249
Cutting Costs in Difficult Times
Learn how to save thousands of dollars by investing on your own with no-load mutual funds; the benefits of credit unions; buying used cars; saving when buying a new car, home or life insurance; and how to cut your school and county taxes. Hundreds of money saving websites will be shared.
CE-FIN 2002, 1 Tues., Mar. 10, 6:00-8:00 pm, KNC-3, $25 (+ $20 optional materials fee, payable to instructor). B Nathan. #15107
Financial Freedom Empowerment
What can you do to forecast your financial future? Take control of your finances, become a smarter investor, educate yourself and increase your knowledge and skills in promoting financial fitness for you and your family. Gain confidence as you learn about budgeting; responsible saving; tracking your finances; saving for long term items; assets and liabilities; debt management; and investing in stocks and bonds.
CE-FIN 2025, 1 Sat., Jan. 25, 10:00 am-12:00 noon, KNC-2, $20. L Nicholas. #15415
Investments and Finance
Bear Markets: A History of Pullbacks, Panics & Crashes
After almost a decade of a stock bull market, are we due for a bear market? What is the difference between a correction, a crash and a bear market? We will look at famous bear markets in history and learn about the market conditions that can usher in the dreaded bear.
CE-FIN 2075, 1 Thurs., Mar. 12, 6:00-8:00 pm, KNC-2, $30. W Bullard. #15640
Wall Street Secrets: Invest Wisely
It is time to take charge of your money! Explore investing with or without financial planners. Gain confidence to invest on your own or be able to interview financial planners.
CE-FIN 2006, 1 Tues., Mar. 10, 6:00-8:00 pm, KNC-2, $25 (+ $20 optional materials fee, payable to instructor). R Nathan. #15105
Get Great Real Estate Deals
Learn to buy or sell your home, foreclosure property, land, condo, or vacation home, and how to buy investment properties. Also discover working with and without realtors, obtaining financing, buying for no money down, renting with options, short sales, and foreclosures.
CE-FIN 2000, 1 Tues., Mar. 10, 8:00-10:00 pm, KNC-2, $40 (+ $20 optional materials fee, payable to instructor). R Nathan. #15106
Bonds Are NOT Boring!
Learn the basics of bonds, the relationship between rising rates and falling prices, interest rate and credit risk, individual bonds vs. bond funds, and more! Learn the complexities of bonds and see if your “safe money” actually carries risk.
CE-FIN 2073, 1 Thurs., Mar. 26, 6:00-8:00 pm, GTW-219, $25. W Bullard. #15641
Planning For the Future
Maximizing Your Social Security
With historic changes in Social Security signed into law, prepare for your retirement and learn how to get the most out of your social security benefits. Learn to manage longevity risk and strategies to maximize the amount of money you receive throughout retirement. Among the topics included are spousal benefits, the impact of divorce, death, delaying benefits, early retirement, and taxation. Receive Myths and Facts about Social Security and Social Security: What Should You Do at Age 62.
CE-FIN 2036, 1 Tues., Jan. 28, 6:30-8:30 pm, KNC-3, $40. J Brenkovich. #15218
Replacing Your Paycheck in Retirement
Are you thinking about retirement and wondering how you will live without your paycheck? You can do it! Learn strategies to replicate your paycheck and generate your own retirement income. We will discuss timing strategies for drawing from Social Security, IRA accounts, annuities, and after-tax assets. Also learn how to create income distributions based on market conditions in a tax efficient way.
CE-FIN 2072VA, 1 Thurs., Apr. 30, 6:00-8:00 pm, GTW-219, $25. W Bullard. #15642