In recognition of Financial Literacy Month, our Supporters have created useful, educational, and insightful webinars on various topics. Each topic is uniquely relevant to our current environment and is pre-recorded so you can view them when it is most convenient for you. Feel free to share the webinars with others who could benefit from them. Stay tuned for more webinars released each week! Find all past and future webinar recordings posted on the new 2020 Financial Literacy Webinars website page (located in ‘Educational Resources’ section).
Take Control of Your Finances
Join us for this webinar by personal finance educator Karen Chan (one of Money Smart Week’s founding members!) as she walks you through the Money Calendar. She’ll explain how to take control of your finances by focusing on one part of your financial life each month using the Money Calendar guide. You’ll learn where your money goes, evaluate your debt, learn about your credit, and even estimate your income in retirement!
Inside America’s “Financial Diaries”
Check out this webinar to hear Rachel Schneider, co-author of the Financial Diaries: How Americans Cope in a World of Uncertainty, share surprising insights discovered by tracking the personal financial lives of 235 low- and moderate-income Americans. Rachel shares the personal stories of the families she tracked and the crucial lessons we can apply to the challenges we face today.
Money and Budgeting for Kids!
In this kid-focused webinar, J.W. Fansler of Purdue University shares fun and educational personal finance lessons for elementary and middle school aged children. The lessons are designed to spark conversations about money and the importance of spending wisely. If you’re looking to incorporate financial literacy into your homeschool lessons, this webinar is a great place to start.
Homewise FREE Online Financial Education Workshops
Homewise provides FREE coaching and education to help support you in reaching your financial goals. Whether you are looking to increase your credit score, build savings, or buy a home, one of our online videos is sure to fit your needs. All of our coaching and workshops are available in English and Spanish.
Financial Fitness – Provides you with the tools and resources to help improve your financial wellbeing. Our six video series covers goal setting, budgeting, debt reduction, understanding credit, and more.
Homebuyer Education – For those with a goal of homeownership, this course is the next level in your financial education. This six video series will help you understand how your current finances impacts your loan qualification, the financial aspects of your loan, as well as reviewing the terms and contracts used during the home buying process.
To learn more about our classes and to register online, please visit: www.homewise.org/classes
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Bernalillo County “Senior Scam Jam” webinar recording
Don’t be a victim to scams. Learn why scammers target older adults and how to become more scam savvy. Scam Jam will help you identify widely used scams which defraud over one-third of older adults in the U.S. Money Smart New Mexico will share practical tips to protect yourself and resources if you’ve been a victim to this growing crime.