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April 6, 2015

Free Tax Prep

Free Tax Preparation Available to most taxpayers earning $53,000 or less! The list below shows our regular sites. Contact United Way 211 (or 816-474-5112) for more information

Start: April 6, 2015 10:00 am
End: April 6, 2015 2:00 pm
Venue: Independence Community Services League
Address:
404 N. Noland, Independence, United States, 64050
Cost: Free

April 7, 2015

Money Matters

This class will equip everyone with tools to manage money budget, create a great spending plan/budget, and a host of other financial resources to boost your financial security.

Presenter: Latoya Woods

Presenter Bio: Latoya Woods is Case Manager in Family Self Sufficiency and Homeownership Programs at HAKC.

Start: April 7, 2015 10:00 am
End: April 7, 2015 11:30 am
Venue: Housing Authority of Kansas City, MO
Address:
299 Paseo Blvd., Kansas City, United States, 64106
Cost: Free

April 7, 2015

Economía Familiar

Manejo de Tarjetas de Crédito:

Responder a la pregunta de si es bueno tener tarjetas de débito y de crédito y por qué, cómo obtenerlas y cuándo no es bueno, cómo hacer para tener un buen crédito.

Designado por Money Start Comité y el Consulado de México

Expertos en temas financieros, miembros de instituciones afiliadas a la organización de Money Smart.

Start: April 7, 2015 6:30 pm
End: April 7, 2015 7:45 pm
Venue: Johnson County Library - Shawnee Branch
Address:
13811 Johnson Drive, Shawnee, KS, United States, 66216
Cost: Free

April 8, 2015

Kansas Personal Finance Challenge (High School)

Teams from high schools throughout the state will compete for the state championship with the winner advancing to the National Personal Finance Challenge.

Start: April 8, 2015 8:30 am
End: April 8, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Wichita State University Rhatigan Student Center Beggs Ballroom
Address:
1845 Fairmount, Wichita, KS, United States, 67260
Cost: Free

April 8, 2015

Understanding Credit

This class will discuss in detail the importance of credit and how to manage it properly. All three credit agencies will be explained, as well as how to improve your score. We will explore ways you can save money by protecting your score.

Presenter: Raul Duran, AVP, Community Banking Program , Arvest Bank

Mr. Duran has 18 years of Banking experience in a variety of Departments including Mortgage, Consumer Loans, Retail and Business Development. He is a native of Garden City, Kansas. Raul Duran has spent the last eight years in the Greater Kansas City area and is an active member of the Young Latino Professionals, University of Missouri-Kansas City’s Avanzando Mentor Program, Bizfest volunteer and Preliminary Judge, Olathe Junior Achievement Program and Olathe Latino Coalition. He also provides free financial literacy education across the metropolitan area to any organization in need.

Raul Duran earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree from Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kansas. He is the oldest of four children of immigrant parents from La Piedad, Michoacan, Mexico.

Mr. Duran focuses his efforts on reaching out to the under banked, underserved population of Kansas City through strategic partnerships with local businesses and community not for profit organizations. By zeroing in on Education, he believes he can help these targeted groups join main stream banking while improving their overall economic situation.

Start: April 8, 2015 6:30 pm
End: April 8, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: L.H. Bluford Library
Address:
3050 Prospect, Kansas City, MO, United States, 64128
Cost: Free

April 9, 2015

Identity Theft-Protecting Your Money

Presented by Wells Fargo Bank in partnership with Heartland Habitat for Humanity. Space is limited. Call 913-906-8990 to register.

Presenter: John Wickey

John has 15 years of experience in banking, holding various positions. He has previously presented on behalf of Wells Fargo on the topics of Basics of Budgeting, Credit, Elder Abuse and others.

Start: April 9, 2015 9:30 am
End: April 9, 2015 11:00 am
Venue: Keeler Women's Center
Address:
2220 Center Ave, Kansas City, KS, United States, 66102
Cost: Free

April 9, 2015

$Money Minutes

$Money Minutes includes tips to save, best budget ideas, and top ten finance apps. Learn how to put into practice smart money management that will help you reach your goals!

Presenter: Sarah Cousineau

Sarah Cousineau has taught financial education for over 7 years now in her position as Community Outreach and Marketing Director at Central Bank of Kansas City. She has presented financial workshops to students in grade school, high school and community college, as well as preschoolers. She has worked with many non-profit organizations as well including Newhouse Shelter, Don Bosco Senior Center and St. Mark’s Child Development Center to name a few. Sarah is the Vice-Chair and the Marketing Chair on the Money Smart Month KC steering committee.

Start: April 9, 2015 11:00 am
End: April 9, 2015 11:50 am
Venue: St. Mark's Child Development Center
Address:
2008 E. 12th St., Kansas City, United States, 64124
Cost: Free

April 9, 2015

Money Talk 101

This a general overview class to help you begin the journey of setting financial goals, establishing a budget, finding your spending leaks and understanding key financial tools and resources.

Presenter: Lindsey Bruns

Lindsey Bruns is new to Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas and is currently employed as a case manager in our Overland Park Emergency Assistance program. She has a Bachelor of Science in Justice Studies and has extensive experience as a case manager in both nonprofit and government agencies. Lindsey specializes in crisis intervention, at risk populations and client advocacy.

 

Start: April 9, 2015 1:00 pm
End: April 9, 2015 2:30 pm
Venue: Catholic Charities / Overland Park
Phone: 913-384-6608
Address:
9806 West 87th Street, Overland Park, KS, United States, 66212
Cost: Free

April 9, 2015

Free Tax Prep

Free Tax Preparation Available to most taxpayers earning $53,000 or less! The list below shows our regular sites. Contact United Way 211 (or 816-474-5112) for more information

Start: April 9, 2015 5:00 pm
End: April 9, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Independence Community Services League
Address:
404 N. Noland, Independence, United States, 64050
Cost: Free

April 10, 2015

Emotional Spending

Is money just cash and coins and checks? Let’s talk about your experiences with money and examine our personal money rules. Let’s discuss how we feel about money and why we feel teh way we do and how we can put it to work for us.

Presenter: Becky Gripp

Ms. Gripp is a trainer by trade and a natural educator. She has worked with many well known corporations, associations and non profit organizations, including Time Warner, General Electric, JPMorgan Chase, Cerner Corporation and American Century Investments. Currently, she is the Economic Security Coordinator for Catholic Charities Kansas City-St. Joseph, Inc., where she has developed a financial education and workforce development soft skills curricula.

Most recently, Ms. Gripp has been instrumental in the launch of a Catholic Charities social enterprise, The Tamale Project, a natural extension of her financial education and work force development endeavors. The Tamale Project provides individuals and families the tools and resources they need to succeed in mainstream, and to work on building an optimal environment in which they can thrive which is a personal and professional driver.

Ms. Gripp sits on the Board of Next Step KC and the Steering Committee of the Federal Reserve Money Smart Month; she is an active member of the FDIC Alliance for Economic Inclusion, Missouri Asset Builders, United Way Speakers’ Bureau and the national Social Enterprise Alliance.

Start: April 10, 2015 11:00 am
End: April 10, 2015 12:00 pm
Venue: Nowlin Hall
Address:
1905 Hardesty Ave, Kansas City, MO, United States, 64127
Cost: Free
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