Financial Literacy Workshops (Adult)

Financial Literacy Workshops

 

Program Name

Financial Literacy Workshops (Adult)

Agencies that utizilie it

Community Corrections & Probation

Dates of Program (first Monday, etc)

You will participate in four sessions which will last two hours each. Each session will be from 6:00 PM-8:00 PM.

 

2018

 

February 5, February 12, and February 26

April 2, April 9, and April 16

June 4, June 11, and June 18

August 6, August 13, and August 20

October 15, October 22, and October 29

 

Where Program is located:

The classes are held at: Shelby County Community Corrections, 10 W. Polk Street, Shelbyville, IN 46176

Cost of the program & how to pay

FREE!

Information about the program. What is it about?

 Lesson 1: Objectives or Road Blocks that hold you back z

 • Finding job opportunities
• Finishing high school (GED)
• Updating Job Skills
• Finding a better career dressing for interviews
• How to make changes and choices
• Getting to work transportation and child care


Lesson 2: Understanding Your Paycheck

• Gross pay what are my benefits and deductions?
• Living within your means
• Stretching your dollar
• Setting a budget to pay for unexpected expenses
• Using a spending Plan

(Financial Jeopardy Game) Prizes to be awarded to winners

Lesson 3: How to Start Good Savings Habits

• Finding money to save
• Setting financial goals
• Plugging spending leaks
• Avoiding high cost financial services
• The why’s of using Banks and Credit Unions
• Understanding Credit and Debt
• How to reduce debt and why


Lesson 4: Summary

• Overview of all lesson in general
• Resources
• Questions for instructor
• Resource Page for attendees use

How do I sign Up?

If you are currently on Community Corrections or Probation, your Case Manager/Probation Officer will refer you to this program.

Commonly Asked Questions