In partnership with the office of California
State Controller John Chiang, the CUP will organize financial survival workshops
connected to Manage Your Money Week (MYMW).During Manage
Your Money Week, state and local government agencies, non-profit
organizations, unions, schools, libraries, financial institutions, and financial
management associations will be working together in communities throughout
California to host free money management education events and promote the
importance of good money management practices.On Saturday, October, 25, 2014,
the CUP will present MORE MONEY, LESS
PROBLEMS:a free workshop on how to
make dreams come true by managing money, stress and health, and creating partnerships
to build wealth.
The workshop will target working class people
and those impacted by the Great Recession. With a focus on how families and friends can
learn, share responsibilities and work together, MORE MONEY, LESS PROBLEMS will help participants understand how to
begin a journey towards a secure financial future.
They will receive expert advice and be connected
to valuable resources to assist them in getting and staying motivated, healthy
and stress-free; relationships and cooperative living; legal considerations;
and, planning and managing money.
Participants will leave this workshop with
solid guidance on how families and friends can collaborate – along with all
facets of personal and group finance – from opening a checking account and
managing a budget, to credit counseling, first-time home buying, avoiding
financial scams, obtaining education and training for a better paying job,
starting a business, and planning for retirement.
In addition to this workshop, participants
can obtain a FREE, private consultation on their financial
issues with highly qualified CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™
availability of Certified Financial Planners is made possible by our MYMW
partners at the Financial Planning Association of Northern California, along
with other co-hosts that include the
City of West Sacramento, Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards
Inc., Foundation for Financial Planning, and the U.S. Conference of Mayors.