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Posted on: January 2, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Fiscally Fit online financial literacy classes in 2023


Treasurer Kim is hosting "Fiscally Fit in 2023" with local banks in Lake County. These classes teach healthy money habits for our wallets.

Classes, dates and descriptions:

Home Buying Bootcamp
January 27th, 11:00am
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 video here]
Your Financial Journey: SMART Goals
February 10th, 1:30pm
Learn how setting financial goals can help you take charge of your financial well-being.  
[Watch the video here]
Free Grant Money for your Non-Profit: Learn about the Charitable Trust Fund of Illinois
March 3rd, 1:00pm

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. 
Conditioning for Success: Financial Management for Small Businesses
April 18th, 1:00pm
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. 
Let's Get Physical! Building Your Financial Future
May 17th, 11:00am
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.
Your Spending and Saving Fitness Plan
June 15th, 1:00pm
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.
You Can Bank on It (Banking Basics)
July 18th, 11:00am

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
August 12th, 11:00am

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
September 9, 11:00am
Understand the financial aid process, award packages, and financial management skills to fund your education.


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