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Webinars

We've partnered with Balance to provide educational webinars. The webinars are free to anyone, to help encourage financial know-how, help people achieve their financial goals and make better financial decisions. Simply register to attend.  

Dealing with Furloughs

If you or a family member have been furloughed, or are facing a potential furlough, this 10-minute webinar will help you understand how to maintain your finances by calculating a new monthly income and figuring out what expenses you can reduce.

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Credit Card Makeover: Getting Out of Debt

Credit cards can be a great financial tool, but for some, can lead to debt and financial trouble. This session provides an overview of credit card usage, warning signs of credit issues, and options for debt management and reconstructing existing credit.

Thursday, January 21, 2021
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. (PST)
 

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Solving the Mystery of Credit Reports

Credit report scores hold a lot of power—they can help buy that first home but can also take away financial opportunities. This session provides an overview of credit bureaus, credit scoring, guidance to dispute inaccuracies, improving credit scores, and dealing with identity theft and fraud.

Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (PST)
 

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Thursday, February 18, 2021
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. (PST)
 

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Financing for Small Business Owners

Entrepreneurship is stronger than ever. This session covers all the financial aspects of starting and running a small business. Topics include: types of legal entity structures, writing a business plan, bookkeeping, paying taxes, and everything in-between.

Thursday, February 18, 2021
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. (PST)
 

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Woman and Money

Whether it’s having children, career advancement, divorcing, or becoming a widow, there are certain pivotal times in women’s lives that can occur. This session addresses special considerations for budgeting, credit, and insurance.

Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (PST)
 

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Thursday, March 18, 2021
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. (PST)

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Building Your First Budget (Youth Webinar)

The webinar is designed for a teen audience. A smart budget helps you cover your expenses and still buy some of the things you want. Find out how to make and maintain a budget based on your needs.

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (PST)
 

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Thursday, April 22, 2021
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. (PST)

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Becoming a Homeowner

Homeownership starts well before the contracts are signed—preparation is one of the keys to a smooth home buying process. This session covers all major pre-purchase topics such as budgeting, the down payment, credit reports, debt-to-income ratios, and the mortgage lending process.

Thursday, April 15, 2021
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. (PST)
 

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Checking 101

A checking account is a foundational personal finance tool—when used correctly. Learn the ins and outs of managing an account, such as keeping track of checks, monitoring statements, and account balancing.

Thursday, June 17, 2021
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. (PST)

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Using Home Equity

There are numerous benefits to owning your own home. Not only does it provide you with a place to live, but you can also often use the accumulated equity for many money-smart purposes. Borrowing further against your home is a serious financial decision and should only be done after careful research and consideration. This session will discuss the pros and cons of borrowing against your equity and also review the different ways you can do so.

Thursday, August 19, 2021
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. (PST)

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Repaying Student Debt

Student loans can put a heavy burden on monthly finances, sometimes rivaling the cost of a mortgage. These days there are many options to help repay these loans. This session will teach attendees about the choices available.

Thursday, September 16, 2021
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. (PST)

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30 Ways to Trim Your Budget

Stretching your budget is a necessary step to achieving your financial goals. Learn smart ways to save on the things that impact your finances most, such as food, health care, insurance and more.

Thursday, October 21, 2021
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. (PST)

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