Our 2016 Invest In Yourself financial education classes are under way!
You have the power to create a brighter financial future for your family. Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast offers free financial education classes on a variety of topics. HFHMGC also offers free one-on-one coaching to help with individual action plans.
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Here are some of the classes we will be offering for the first quarter:
Designed to bring hope to families struggling to recover from a financial setback, this course will equip participants with proactive, practical strategies for getting back on their feet. The objective is to help participants visualize a brighter future and realize that their current financial difficulties don’t have to be permanent.
1/28/16 6:00 pm
7/14/16 6:00 pm
Designed as an interactive two hour course that addresses attendee’s emotional relationship with money and calls them to take immediate action to improve their financial futures. The course will highlight the importance of building savings, developing a spending plan, and reducing debt. Attendees will have access to free one on one coaching for encouragement and support in applying each of the foundations.
2/25/16 6:00 pm
8/18/16 6:00 pm
Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace
New York Times best-selling personal finance expert Dave Ramsey leads you on a journey to living debt free in his all new 9-week Financial Peace University. Prior to the start of each series, we offer a free orientation session where you can learn about the course free of charge with no obligation. If you decide to enroll in the course, the cost is $92 per family and includes a workbook, textbook, audio CDs and an envelope system for managing cash.
A reduced rate is available for HFHMGC homeowners and those who meet income requirements. Contact our office for more details.
Classes will begin February 15th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and continue each Monday thereafter for nine weeks.
Banking Basics and Money Management
A great course for those with little experi-ence using banks; this course introduces the basics of opening and maintaining checking and savings accounts. The course addresses the hidden traps of check cashing and payday loans as well as introducing participants to the wide range of free websites available to help better manage their finances in order to reach goals.
3/31/16 6:00 pm
6/22/16 6:00 pm