Bang for Your Buck: A Budget Workshop for Everybody

Main Library

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  • Bang for Your Buck

Some people overextend themselves financially during the holidays in the course of shopping for gifts for friends and family. Take control of your finances in the New Year with this introductory course in personal finance management. The course will be presented by Martha Wunderli of Faircredit.org, who will help attendees learn the critical life skill of managing their spending. This course is intended for people who are struggling to stick to a budget on a limited income, for those who are looking for some new ideas on how to make their buck go further, or for those just looking for a refresher.

Expand your financial capabilities by learning to better manage your finances. This introductory course will address topics to help you keep track of your money and make choices that prioritize your spending:

• Setting Financial Goals
• Spending Plans: What are they?
• Identity Theft & Cash Management
• Tips for Saving Money
• Get out of Debt & Smart Borrowing
• Using Credit to Your Advantage & Why You Should Care about Your Credit

Call 801-524-8200 to register. Registration is preferred, but not required. Free 2-hour parking validation for the first 20 registrants.

Penny Savers, a budget workshop for kids, will take place in one of the adjacent conference rooms. Children will learn the importance of budgeting and saving money—it’s an event for the whole family.

Location: Main Library Conference Center

Contact Information: 801-524-8200