Money Basics

Gain confidence to manage everyday money matters.


Managing finances is often overwhelming and it can be hard to know where to begin. Build confidence and get started with Money Basics, an online series that provides simple tools and strategies that anyone can use in everyday life to improve their financial well-being. Explore the psychology of spending, borrowing money, understanding credit reports and scores, debt repayment and savings strategies, and short-and long-term financial planning.

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2024 Money Basics Webinar Series

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Psychology of Money

February 14, 2024 | 11 AM

Have you ever stopped to think about why you make the money decisions that you do? Exploring the psychology of money will help you better understand this and how our personalities impact our finances.


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The Price of Debt: How Much is Too Much?

March 13, 2024 | 11 AM

Borrowing money can be an option to support your financial goals, but it can become overwhelming if you don’t know where to start. Learn essential factors for borrowing money and determine how it fits your values.


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Understanding Credit

April 10, 2024 | 11 AM

What is credit, and why is it so important to have good credit? Let’s discuss credit reports and credit scores together!


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Strategies for Debt Repayment

May 8, 2024 | 11 AM

Debt can be distressing. If you have debt or are planning on taking on debt, do you have a plan on how to pay the money back? Explore different strategies for prioritizing debt repayment.


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Smart Saving Strategies

June 12, 2024 | 11 AM

Building healthy and sustainable savings habits can be overwhelming when starting from scratch. In this session, we will explore some simple strategies that can help you improve your financial future.


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Keys to Financial Security

July 10, 2024 | 11 AM

Do you feel your financial plan needs a refresh? Financial planning can be short-term, long-term, or ideally both. Discover smart steps to focus on your financial security and work toward improving your financial well-being.