Fiscally Fit

Treasurer Kim is hosting "Fiscally Fit in 2024" with local banks in Lake County. These classes teach healthy money habits for our wallets.

View a list of the classes, dates, and descriptions below.

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2024 

The Heavy Lift: Asking For A Raise
February 16, 2024, 12:00pm
Fiscal fitness coaches will cover topics such as increasing your value to employers and leveraging your accomplishments to increase your income.
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Goals and Gainz: Paying for College With Bright Start 
March 7, 2024, 12:00pm
Learn about Bright Start, Illinois’ highly rated 529 College Savings Plan, which helps families to save for future college expenses by offering flexible options, low fees, and no minimum contributions. 
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Lose the Weight! Get Out Of Debt And Repair Credit Scores
April 16, 2024, 3:00pm
This session not only helps you shed financial burdens but also guides you through exercises in debt reduction and credit score repair, providing a holistic approach to financial health and wellness.
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ABLE: Flexing Your Financial Freedom In Illinois
May 23, 2024, 12:00pm
Dive into 'ABLE Pulse' for individuals with disabilities and their families, covering account basics, eligibility, and strategies to secure a better future while protecting federal benefits.
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Property Pilates: Flexing Your Way To Homebuying Success!
June 25, 2024, 12:00pm
Fiscal fitness coaches will cover topics such as budgeting, credit scores, financing, and more. This class will detail all of the information you need to know about purchasing a home. 
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You Can Bank On It: Banking Basics
July 24, 2024, 3:00pm
This session with help you put together information about your income and expenses to develop a solid spending and savings plan that works for you. You'll learn how to increase income, decrease expenses, and prioritize spending when there might not be enough money to pay bills in full on time. 
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Let's Get Fiscal! Building Your Financial Future
August 20, 2024, 3:00pm
This session will help you understand the relationship between assets, liabilities, equity, and net worth to create asset-building plans for a solid financial future. 
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Pumping Up Your Savings Game Plan
September 12, 2024, 12:00pm
This session will help you develop and maintain a monthly budget to live withing your means and create a savings net.
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Protecc and Attacc: Preventing Identity Theft, What To Do If You've Been Compromised
October 14, 2024, 12:00pm
This session incorporates an active approach on what identity theft is, how to prevent it, and what to do if it happens to you.

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Prior Years

Home Buying Bootcamp
Fiscal fitness coaches will cover topics such as budgeting, credit scores, financing, and more. This class will detail all of the information you need to know about purchasing a home. Get ready to learn the ins and outs of becoming a homeowner!  [Watch the recording here]
Your Financial Journey: SMART Goals
Learn how setting financial goals can help you take charge of your financial well-being.  
[Watch the recording here]
Free Grant Money for your Non-Profit: Learn about the Charitable Trust Fund of Illinois

Are you a small non-profit that provides food, housing assistance, or workforce and economic development?

Join Treasurer Holly Kim and Illinois Treasurer Michael Frerichs for an information session about the Charitable Trust Fund grants available to non-profit organizations. Learn about how and when to apply and meet previous Lake County recipients. [Watch the recording here]
Conditioning for Success: Financial Management for Small Businesses

This session will explain the concept of financial management, identify practices and rules, and explain the basics of start-up financing for a growing business and working capital and fixed assets. [Watch the recording here]
Let's Get Physical! Building Your Financial Future

This session will help you understand the relationship between assets, liabilities, equity, and net worth to create asset-building plans for a solid financial future. [Watch the recording  here]
Your Spending and Saving Fitness Plan

This session with help you put together information about your income and expenses to develop a solid spending and savings plan that works for you. You'll learn how to increase income, decrease expenses, and prioritize spending when there might not be enough money to pay bills in full on time.
You Can Bank on It (Banking Basics)


This session will cover banking services and is designed to help participants build a positive relationship with a financial institution. It will describe financial products and services, provide information on selecting financial products, services and providers and explains the basic steps for opening and managing checking and savings accounts. 
Tenants' Rights Training Sesh


This session will cover tenants' rights, responsibilities, and protections, including different resources to use in an emergency and how to keep you and your family safe and secure during difficult times.
Goals and Gains: Financial Planning for College
Understand the financial aid process, award packages, and financial management skills to fund your education.