Tuesday, March 1, 2016

OnTrack lists March financial education classes

March Financial Education Schedule
Classes are free unless noted. Pre-registration required. Call today at 255-5166.

Energy Efficiency Class ($10.00 participant fee) held at OnTrack WNC Offices, Asheville
  • Tuesday, March 1 from 5:30 to 7:30pm
Preventing Identity Theft - Identity theft happens when someone steals your personal information and uses it without your permission. In this class, we'll discuss how it happens, identify popular fraud and scam techniques, learn how to prevent identity theft, and explain what to do if you're a victim of identity theft.
  • Wednesday, March 9 from 5:30 to 7:00 pm - offered through the Women's Financial Empowerment Center
  • Thursday, March 17 from 12:00 to 1:30 pm - offered through the Women's Financial Empowerment Center
Manage Your Money Series - Our most popular seminar deals with the basics of budgeting, setting goals, planning spending to realize goals, saving strategies, and tracking spending.
  • Thursdays, March 10, 17 & 24 from 5:30 to 8:00 pm
Homebuyer Education Series - ($50.00 participant fee) Our HUD-certified course provides a step-by-step explanation of the home-buying process, a fantastic resource book, and an opportunity to interact with local real estate / lending / legal professionals so that you can make an informed decision about the biggest investment you will probably ever make. Certificate received upon completion.  
  • (2-part class) Saturdays, March 12 & 19 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Understanding Credit. Get it. Keep it. Improve it. - Find out what you know about credit!  Learn what credit is, how to fix your past credit mistakes, read your credit reports, understand credit repair, and more.
  • Thursday, March 3 from 5:30 to 7:00 pm  OR
  • Wednesday, March 9 from 12:00 to 1:30 pm OR
  • Friday, March 18 from 12:00 to 1:30 pm OR
  • Wednesday, March 23 from 5:30 to 7:00 pm OR
  • Tuesday, March 29 from 12:00 to 1:30 pm
- Learn the basics about Reverse Mortgages. This class will help you:
- Finally understand what a reverse mortgage is and how they work.
- Learn about how reverse mortgages can provide cash to homeowners over age 62.
- Understand how the loans are paid back.
- Learn about different scenarios and how a reverse mortgage can be helpful; and
- Determine if you have enough equity in your home for a reverse mortgage to be a good solution for you.
  • Thursday, March 10 from 12:00 to 1:30 pm
  • Wednesday, March 16 from 9:30 to 11:00 am (First Citizens Bank, Hendersonville)
Discover Your Money Vision and Flip Your $ Switch - Uncomfortable with talking about money? Come and have 'fun' discovering your Money Vision. Start seeing your financial dreams and goals in a new light by creating a vision board. This class will help you clarify your money goals through an interesting activity and then discuss the limiting barriers that hold us back from our financial goals. You will leave this class with motivation and tools to start making your Money Vision a reality. 

·         Wednesday, March 30 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm  - offered through the Women's Financial Empowerment Center
Pre-registration required.  Call OnTrack WNC today at 255-5166.
All classes listed are held at OnTrack WNC offices - 50 South French Broad Ave. Second Floor

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