OnTrack WNC announces May 2022 online education schedule

Press release from OnTrack WNC Financial Education & Counseling:

We are currently offering two different kinds of online education options: live, interactive classes and self-paced, on-demand courses. You choose what works best for your learning style and schedule!

We hope you enjoy these classes. Thank you for your understanding as we continue to offer remote programming for the safety of our clients, volunteers, and staff.

Pre-registration is required for all online classes.

Live, Interactive Online Classes
Money Visioning & Goal Setting – Feeling stuck in your money life? Ready to start thinking about what you want to do differently? In this class, you will get a clear picture of your money goals through an interactive visioning exercise. Then, you’ll learn how to create a realistic savings goal and plan the steps needed to reach it! You will leave this class with motivation and tools to start making your best money life a reality. This class is all about participation so come prepared with paper, a pen, and maybe even crayons and markers if you have them, to jump start your learning. Sign up now!

Wednesday, May 4 from 5:30 to 7:00 pm
Wednesday, May 11 from 12:00 to 1:30 pm
Wednesday, May 18 from 12:00 to 1:30 pm
Tuesday, May 24 from 5:30 to 7:00 pm

Self-Paced, On-Demand Classes
Start and stop these courses as needed for your schedule. They take an average of 2-3 hours to complete, although this varies from person to person. These courses are available online, anywhere, at any time.

Money Foundations – During this on-demand class, you will be introduced to the foundations of basic money management that will help to change your understanding of your personal financial life. Sign up now! This class will teach you how to:

-Create a realistic monthly budget.
-Save money regularly to pay for budget-busting expenses that always pop up (like getting new tires) and bigger savings goals like a family vacation.
-Build a personalized two-month emergency cash flow plan to make sure that you have the money on hand to pay your expenses and bills when they are due.
-Survive when you don’t have enough money to cover expenses by following six important steps.

Credit: How to Build and Repair Your Credit Score – During this on-demand class, you will find out what credit is and why it’s important, gain understanding about what affects your credit score, and learn of methods to build and repair your credit score. Sign up now!

Debt Payment During Uncertain Times – Financial uncertainty calls for a new approach to managing money and debts. In this on-demand class, we discuss how to use different debt repayment strategies when money is tight. We’ll look at hardship options for different types of debt (such as how to handle your car loan versus your credit card debt) and how to prioritize which debts to pay. Sign up now!

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