OnTrack WNC to offer financial education classes in June

Press release from OnTrack:

June Financial Education Schedule
Classes are free unless noted. Pre-registration required. Call today at 255-5166.
Housing Classes

Homebuyer Education Series – ($50.00 participant fee)
Our HUD-certified course provides a step-by-step explanation of the home-buying process, a fantastic resource book, and an opportunity to interact with local real estate / lending / legal professionals so that you can make an informed decision about the biggest investment you will probably ever make. Certificate received upon completion.

·         Our June class is full. Our next class is a (2-part class) Saturdays, July 13 & 20 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Money Management and Credit Classes

Manage Your Money Series
Our most popular seminar deals with the basics of budgeting, setting goals, planning spending to realize goals, saving strategies, and tracking spending.
Saturdays, June 15 & 22 from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm

Understanding Credit. Get it. Keep it. Improve it.
Find out what credit is and why it’s important. Understand what affects your credit score. Gain knowledge of method to repair or establish credit.
Friday, June 7 from 12:00 to 1:30 pm
Thursday, June 13 from 5:30 to 7:00 pm
Monday, June 17 from 12:00 to 1:30 pm
Wednesday, June 26 from 12:00 to 1:30 pm

Budgeting and Debt Class
A budget plan is one of the best tools for financial empowerment. Learn how income, expenses, and debt all affect a successful budget and gain tools to help you create a realistic budget. Additionally, everyone has a different solution for managing debt. This class will discuss the array of options for managing your debt.
Thursday, June 13 from 12:00 to 1:30 pm
Wednesday, June 19 from 5:30 to 7:00 pm
Monday, June 24 from 5:30 to 7:00 pm
Women’s Financial Empowerment Center

How to Buy a Car
Knowledge is definitely power when it comes to purchasing a car so start your education with this class. This class discusses the important steps to car ownership. These steps include researching cars, factors to consider, how to find a car, the history and safety of cars, financing options and extra and hidden fees.
Tuesday, June 4 from 12:00 to 1:30 pm
Monday, June 10 from 5:30 to 7:00 pm

Budgeting on a Fluctuating Income
A budget plan is one of the best tools for financial empowerment. However, if your income fluctuates, it can be a challenge to figure out what bills to pay and when and how to make it all work. In this class, you’ll learn about the “Steady Draw Plan” and how it can help you to take your fluctuating income and turn it into a fixed monthly income. This method allows you to normalize your income in order to create a sustainable budget.
Thursday, June 6 from 5:30 to 7:00 pm
Wednesday, June 12 from 12:00 to 1:30 pm
Savings & Goal Setting
Learn how to create realistic savings goals and plan the steps needed to reach them!
Thursday, June 20 from 12:00 to 1:30 pm
Wednesday, June 26 from 5:30 to 7:00 pm
Pre-registration required.  Call OnTrack WNC today at 255-5166.
All classes listed are held at OnTrack WNC offices – 50 South French Broad Ave. Second Floor

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