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Financial Literacy Week 2023

All week we featured special speakers to get you financially ready to buy a home, pay off debt, save for retirement, and more! Check out our talks below and as always feel free to reach out with any questions or if you are ready to start the home-buying process. 


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Event Schedule

Monday, April 17th

Building + Preserving a Financial Legacy

10:00am – 10:30am

In this FREE webinar, Lawrence Smith with ELS Vision Wealth Management will join us to discuss ways to build and preserve your financial legacy. As you begin building wealth through homeownership, investing, and other strategies, it’s equally important to have a plan for how to preserve and protect your legacy. This will be an informative session you definitely don’t want to miss!

Saving for College: 529 Plans + Other Savings Tools

12:00pm – 12:30pm

In this FREE webinar, we’ll discuss savings tools that are designed to save for higher education and key differences to know as you consider which option may be best for you. Join us to learn about savings plans that can help you save on taxes and make your money work for YOU by leveraging the power of compound interest!

Tuesday, April 18th

Women + Money

10:00am – 10:30am

In this “Coffee with a Counselor” session, we will discuss common assumptions about women & money, dispel common myths, and discuss how every woman can have the capacity to take charge of her finances! Join us for this empowering and educational LIVE session!

Rethinking Your Budget to Combat Inflation

12:00pm – 12:30pm

In this FREE webinar, our financial coaching partners at Harmony CDC will join us for a discussion about effective ways to shore up your budget to combat increasing inflation and rising prices. Join us for this empowering session!

Wednesday, April 19th

Starting Smart: How to Teach our Kids Good Money Habits

10:00am – 10:30am

In this FREE webinar, we’ll discuss actionable ways that parents can teach children about the value and meaning of money, when to start talking about money with children, and how you can teach your kids good money habits even while learning them yourself!

Leaving a Legacy: How Parents Can Empower Their Children + Close the Wealth Gap

12:00pm – 12:30pm

In this FREE webinar, we’ll discuss how parents can enable our children to close the wealth gap through financial capability. Join us to learn about ways that we can have family conversations about finances, cultivate positive attitudes about money, and empower our kids to enjoy financial success in the future!

Thursday, April 20th

Steps to Savvy Car Buying

10:00am – 10:30am

In this FREE webinar, our friends at On The Road Lending will join us to share their top tips for buying a car without getting over your head in debt or paying more than you have to. Many Americans make costly mistakes when it comes to buying a car. Come learn strategies for avoiding these traps and ensuring you are a savvy car buyer!

Avalanche vs. Snowball: Comparing Debt Payoff Strategies

6:00pm – 7:00pm

In this FREE webinar, Terri Thomas, Community Manager with Chase, will join us to discuss the differences between various debt payoff approaches, including the “Avalanche” and “Snowball” methods. Join us to learn more about how you can strategize your debt payoff to achieve your financial goals!

Friday, April 21st

Side Hustles, Gig Work, and Qualifying for a Mortgage

10:00am – 10:30am

Do you have a side hustle, gig job or get paid in cash for your work? Cash income is more common than ever these days – but did you know that lenders calculate these sorts of income much differently than salaries or wages? Even if you have a full-time job, your side hustle can affect whether or not you can qualify to buy a home. Join us for this FREE webinar to learn how mortgage lenders analyze this type of income and what it means for you, if you’re in the market for a home – or planning to be!

10 Steps to Buying a Home

12:00pm – 12:30pm

Unsure how the home buying process works? Join us for this live session with our Preferred Realtor, Lisa Woulard (of The Home Approval Team) to learn the 10 essential steps involved in the process and how to navigate them. Lisa and the Habitat team will answer questions live, so don’t miss this chance to hear right from the experts!

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