Posts Tagged ‘personal finance’

Upcoming Personal Webinars: Live, Interactive, Online Classes

Hillsborough County Extension invites you to participate in these online personal finance classes. Register using the links below. All are free.

Time for all is 12:00pm – 1:00pm EST.

What: Managing Student Loan Debt
When: Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017
Description: We will discuss and compare payment options, demonstrate tools to estimate payments, and provide information about Public Loan Forgiveness.
Registration: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/7731321942216785153

What: Saving is a Family Affair Webinar
When: Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017 from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST
Description: Whether you are single, married, married with children, a grandparent, an aunt or an uncle – saving for the future is important. We will discuss how everyone in the family can make and contribute to financial goals such as education, independent living, or other future goals.
Registration: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/740292763007453953

This webinar is presented by University of Florida/IFAS Extension in partnership with Hillsborough County Extension and Seminole County Extension. This webinar is a partnership of the Tampa Bay Saves and Florida Saves campaigns.

What: Spring Clean Your Finances
When: Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Description: Discussion will include essential documents, how to long to keep, consolidating accounts, reducing fees and organizing financial papers.
Registration: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/8852520339064265217

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Florida Master Money Mentor Training

FMMM

Hillsborough County Extension is offering training to those interested in becoming  a Florida Master Money Mentor volunteer. The program is an opportunity for participants to learn more about personal finance and then share that knowledge with others.

The four-week training is scheduled February 2, 9, 16 and 23 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the County Extension office, 5339 County Road 579 in Seffner. Participants must attend all four classes and complete some at-home study. Early Bird registration -register before January 13- is $18.00. Regular registration cost is $25.00 and registration deadline is January 26.

No previous financial education or background in financial services is required to be a Florida Master Money Mentor. Training topics include effective communication strategies, cash flow management, credit, debt management, and saving and investing for future goals.

Mentors are asked to commit to volunteering at least three hours per week, and follow guidelines in regards to reporting, client confidentiality, and providing research-based unbiased information.

Individuals who promote, sell, or endorse financial products or services are not eligible to be volunteers. But they can attend the training to increase their personal financial knowledge.

Register online at https://2017fmmm.eventbrite.com . Seating is limited so register early to reserve a spot.

For more information, contact Lisa Leslie, Hillsborough County Extension Services at (813) 744-5519 ext. 54143 or lesliel@hillsboroughcounty.org

The University of Florida Extension provides the infrastructure for this program throughout the state of Florida, thanks to a gift from Bank of America. #

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Florida Master Money Mentor Training

Hillsborough County Extension is offering training to those interested in becoming a Florida Master Money Mentor Volunteer. The four week training is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 2, 9, 16 and 23 at the County Extension office, 5339 County Road 579 in Seffner.

The program is an opportunity for mentors to learn more about personal finance and then share that knowledge with individuals in the community. No previous financial education or background in financial services is required. Individuals who promote, sell, or endorse financial products or services are not eligible to be volunteers. But they can attend the training to increase their personal financial knowledge.

Prospective mentors will receive approximately 20 hours of training on how to provide basic personal financial mentoring. Training topics include effective communication strategies, budgeting, credit, debt management, and saving & investing for future goals.

Mentors are asked to commit to volunteering at least three hours per week and follow guidelines in regards to reporting, client confidentiality, and providing researched based unbiased information.

Volunteering is a great way to broaden your life experience and meet a diverse group of people. Being a volunteer will also give you the satisfaction of knowing you are making a positive impact in your community.

Register online at http://2016fmmm.eventbrite.com by no later than May 24.

For more information, contact Lisa Leslie, Hillsborough County Extension Services at 813-744-5519 x54143 or lesliel@hillsboroughcounty.org

The University of Florida Extension serves to provide the infrastructure for this program throughout the state of Florida, thanks to a gift from Bank of America.