1 AET BUILDING COURE CATALOG FALL 2012 These workshops are free and open to the public Estos talleres son gratis y abiertos al público Asset Building Course Catalog Financial Education Career Development Desarrollo de Activos - Catálogo de Cursos Educación Financiera Desarrollo de Carrera En español - Página 5 Copyright 2012 Asset Building Team of Heartland Human Care ervices, Inc. All rights reserved.
2 1 OCTOBER CHEDULE Financial Workshops Date Time City Area $ ecure Your Money Th, 10/11 11:30am- N 1:30pm Location 4411 N. Ravenswood Avenue $ Make Credit Work for You, 10/13 10:30am- 12:30pm N Center for Working Women: 6361 N. Broadway treet $ Make Every Cent Count T, 10/16 3-5pm 400 W. 76 th treet, uite 110 $ Make Every Cent Count T, 10/16 6-7:30pm Neighborhood Housing ervices: Park Federal Bank - lower level 1823 W. 47th treet $ Own Your Values & Financial Future W, 10/17 6-8pm N Parkside: 544 W. Oak treet 3 rd floor Community Room Karen Carmen huron $ Make Credit Work for You W, 10/17 6-8pm TBD: Call for location $ Own Your Values & Financial Future M, 10/22 6-8pm N 1207 W. Leland Avenue $ Achieve Your Goals: Assets Made Possible T, 10/23 10am- 400 W. 76 th treet, uite 110 $ Make Credit Work for You T, 10/23 3-5pm W 1200 W. Roosevelt Road $ Public Policy & Its Effects on Your Money F, 10/26 11am- W Los Vecinos 4250 W. North Avenue Melanie Theresa October M T W R F All workshops are free and open to the public. Feel free to bring a friend and remember to RVP at least two days in advance. Call the workshop contact person to register. By letting us know that you will attend, we can come prepared with the correct number of copies for the group and we will also be able to let you know about any schedule changes. November M T W R F NOVEMBER CHEDULE Financial Workshops Date Time City Area $ Own Your Values and Financial Future T, 11/6 10am- Location 400 W. 76 th treet, uite 110 $ Make Every Cent Count T, 11/6 6-8pm N 1207 W. Leland Avenue $ Holiday pending, 11/10 10:30am- 12:30pm N Center for Working Women: 6361 N. Broadway treet $ ecure Your Money T, 11/13 3-5pm W Los Vecinos 4250 W. North Avenue $ Manage Your Credit Problems T, 11/13 3-5pm W 1200 W. Roosevelt Road $ Holiday pending W, 11/14 6-8pm 1709 E. 53 rd t. $ Holiday pending W,11/14 6-8pm N Parkside: 544 W. Oak treet 3rd floor Community Room $ Make Every Cent Count Th, 11/15 11:30am- 1:30pm N 4411 N. Ravenswood Avenue Melanie Theresa huron $ Holiday pending T, 11/20 3-5pm 400 W. 76 th treet, uite 110 $ ecure Your Money T, 11/20 6-7:30pm Neighborhood Housing ervices: Park Federal Bank - lower level 1823 W. 47th treet These workshops are free and open to the public Karen Carmen
3 DECEMBER CHEDULE Financial Workshops Date Time City Area $ Holiday pending T, 12/11 10am- Location $ Manage Your Credit Problems T, 12/4 6-8pm 1709 E. 53 rd treet 400 W. 76 th treet, uite 110 $ Holiday pending T, 12/11 6-8pm N 1207 W. Leland Avenue $ ecure Your Money, 12/15 11am- $ Public Policy & Its Effects on Your Money $ Achieve Your Goals: Assets Made Possible M,12/17 11am- Thurgood Marshall Library: Racine Avenue T, 12/18 3-5pm W 1200 W. Roosevelt Road $ ecure Your Money T, 12/18 3-5pm 400 W. 76 th treet, uite 110 $ Make Every Cent Count W, 12/19 6-8pm N Parkside: 544 W. Oak treet 3rd floor Community Room W Los Vecinos 4250 W. North Avenue 2 Melanie Theresa Karen huron December M T W R F DID YOU KNOW? CAREER WORKHOP Career Workshops Did you know that paying your bills late just one time can dramatically affect your credit score? Currently, a good score is at least 700 and up. o, let s say that you have a credit score of 700 and you pay one bill late. FICO CORE What will happen to your score? Your LOW HIGH score could drop 80 points, to as low as Good score = , just for paying late one time! If your score drops below 700, you might not be able to get a credit card with a good interest Date Time Area Location rate. Also, credit cards that you currently have open can increase your interest rates based on your lower credit score costing you a great deal of money. POIBLE OLUTION ALWAY pay on time Keep a calendar with the due dates of all your bills Use smart phone applications to set reminders OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBER Perfecting Your Organizational tyle W, 10/17 6-8pm N 1207 W. Leland Avenue Melanie Resume Building W, 11/14 2: W. 76 th treet Melanie :30pm Resume Building W, 12/5 6-8pm N 4419 N. Ravenswood Melanie IDEA PROGRAM HIGHLIGHT IDEA Initiative can help you reach your financial, housing and/or career goals! Benefits of participating: Receive up to $400 from the Matched avings Program Learn how to improve your credit Learn how to budget, cut costs and increase income Find out about other programs and resources that you may be eligible for Work with an experienced Asset Development Coordinator on your financial and housing goals The IDEA Initiative is a 6-month to 1-year asset building program, funded by the Eleanor Foundation, that serves women who are head of household, live in the City of Chicago and earn between $10,000 - $40,000 annually. Participants in this program will work individually with an Asset Development Coordinator once a month to reach their financial, housing, and/or career goals and have the option to participate in a match savings program. Would you like to join IDEA? Contact us for more information at (773) or
4 3 HAVE FUN AND LEARN A LITTLE TOO! FREE ACTIVITIE IN CHICAGO THI FALL 2012 pooky Zoo pectacular! The annual pooky Zoo pectacular! at the Lincoln Park Zoo is a family-friendly event where kids and adults can celebrate Halloween while also learning about the zoo's animals and educational initiatives. The event includes trick-or-treating, a costume parade, a haunted house, and more. EventsFestivals/p/pooky-Zoo- pectacular-at-the-lincoln-park-zoo.htm When: aturday, October 20, 2012, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free. The Lincoln Park Zoo is located at: 2200 North Cannon Drive New Futuro 2012 ummit When: Nov 8 11, 2012 at Chicago s Historic Navy Pier - Festival Hall B This event contains workshops, a college fair, and summit meetings all in one place. Admission is FREE and there will be activities for all ages so you can bring your parents, siblings, cousins, friends and everyone will have something to learn and do. There will be hundreds of universities, colleges and exhibitors, all with bilingual representatives to talk to you about getting into college and beyond. And the best part? You ll have a chance to win thousands of dollars in scholarships just by showing up! This event is open to the public. Visit for more information. Museum Free Days for Illinois Residents - Oct/Nov/Dec 2012 Museum of cience & Industry Oct 1,2,3 / Nov 5 / Dec 3 hedd Aquarium October: 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30 November: 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27 Duable Museum of African American History Each unday of the year. Also free admission rates (on school days) to all Chicago Public chool students National Museum of Mexican Art Free Admission Every Day Attendance Policy Time Present Credit Given Effective April 1, 2012 If you miss more than 15 minutes to a workshop, you will not receive full credit for attending the workshop; however, partial 1:45-2 Hours Full Credit credit will be given based on the chart on the right. 45 Minutes-1:45 Half Credit LOCATION NORTH IDE LOCATION 4411 N. Ravenswood Avenue, 3rd Floor This office is East of the Metra tracks on Ravenswood (3 blocks West of Ashland). It is accessible from the Brown Line Montrose station and #78 bus N. Ravenswood Avenue This office is East of the Metra tracks on Ravenswood (3 blocks West of Ashland). It is accessible from the Brown Line Montrose station and #78 bus. Leland W. Leland Avenue This location is accessible by the Red Line (exit at Wilson) or by bus #78 or #145 (exit at Wilson & Magnolia.) Metered street parking is available. Parkside: 544 W. Oak treet, 3 rd floor - Community Room This office is located between Chicago Ave. & Division and is near public transportation. treet parking is also available. Center for Working Women: 6361 N. Broadway treet The Center for Working Women is easily accessible from the Red Line (exit at Loyola) or by bus #147. Metered street parking is available. pace is limited. Be sure to RVP. WET IDE LOCATION Los Vecinos W. North Avenue This site is at the corner of North and Kildare. Metered parking is available W. Roosevelt Road The building is located on the corner of Roosevelt and Racine. It is accessible via the Red Line at the Roosevelt stop, the Blue line at the Racine stop and also by #12 Roosevelt bus and #9 Ashland bus. WORKHOP ATTENDANCE POLICY 0-45 Minutes No Credit OUTH IDE LOCATION 1709 E. 53rd treet This office is accessible by the #6 bus (exit at outh Hyde Park & 53rd treet). Englewood W. 76th treet, uite 110 This office is located one block west of Vincennes Ave in the tewart Business building which has a big cell phone tower on top. Press start and enter 027 to ring the buzzer. Parking is available behind the building. Also accessible by the Redline train to 79 th t, take the 74/75 th bus to 75 th & Vincennes, walk 1 block west. Thurgood Marshall Public Library: Racine Avenue This location is accessible by the #75th bus and the #44 Wallace/ Racine bus. West Lawn Library: 4020 W. 63rd treet This location is accessible by the #63 63rd bus, #53A outh Pulaski bus and the Orange Line at the Pulaski stop. Neighborhood Housing ervices: Park Federal Bank W. 47th treet, lower level The Neighborhood Housing ervices office is located in the Park Federal avings Bank on the corner of 47th and Honore near Ashland. The workshops will take place in the downstairs classroom. Parking is free. For public transportation directions, call the CTA at (312) or log on to the CTA s website at
5 GROUP DECRIPTION FINANCIAL EDUCATION GROUP These workshops are free and open to the public CAREER GROUP 4 Own Your Values & Financial Future We spend money differently based on our priorities and values. This group will help you discover how your values impact spending & savings habits. Make Every Cent Count We'll walk through the process of creating a realistic spending plan, organization and keeping up with your bills. ecure Your Money This group will cover the pro s & con s of using a bank, credit union or currency exchange. We ll review commonly used banking terms and practice skills such as writing a check and balancing your checkbook. Make Credit Work for You Confused by credit? We ll discuss what credit is, when to use it, and how to Watch Your Money Grow Join us for this session as we discuss asset development and investing basics including stocks, bonds, 401k s, etc. Learn how to make your money work for you. Public Policy & Its Effects on Your Money Learn basic public policies that are being implemented which may adversely affect your savings and spending potential in the future. We ll talk about how politics has implications on your earning potential. Holiday pending Explore questions of why we spend and why we give. Discuss ways in which we can create a meaningful holiday season without breaking the bank. Create a sample holiday budget and determine how much you really Resume Building Learn how to build a resume that gets the attention of employers. We will also go over how to send a resume to employers using online applications and . Perfecting Your Personal Organizational tyle Do you feel like you could accomplish more if you were more organized? Learn what organizational tools and techniques work best for you. Everyone s organizational styles are different. At this workshop, we will help you find out what your style is and give you tips on how to keep track of all of your to-dos and goals. Make Credit Work for You Confused by credit? We ll discuss what credit is, when to use it, and how to access and understand your report and score. Manage Your Credit Problems Learn how to legally correct errors on your credit report and improve your credit score. trategies for building credit, dealing with collections, and repaying debt will also be covered. Build Healthy Relationships Around Money Explore how your relationships influence your finances in this group. Tips and techniques for talking and dealing with family, friends and your finances will be covered. Building Consumer kills This group will cover commonly used advertising strategies, the red flags of fraud, dealing with unwanted solicitations and understanding your rights as a consumer. Achieve Your Goals: Assets Made Possible Learn the basics of preparing for large ticket items. We ll talk about credit requirements, down payments, mortgages, predatory lending and much more! *ALUMNI CLUB* The Alumni Club is a way for you to stay engaged in financial education and asset building after having completed at least 10 hours of our financial education workshops or after having graduated from Family elf-ufficiency, Meet Your Match, or IDEA. The Alumni Club meets quarterly and each session will explore a new topic. For more information about Alumni Club, call Karen at (773) Handling Conflict and Miscommunication in the Workplace Learn how to deal with difficult situations and difficult people while staying professional. Get advice about the conflicts you are dealing with at work. We will talk about how to go about getting your way without creating tension between you, your co-workers and your bosses. How to Apply for Jobs Effectively Learn the basics about how to find open positions and apply for them. Find out about the best ways to search for jobs and practice filling out paper and online applications. We will discuss common application mistakes so that you can make the best impression possible when applying for jobs. Receive answers to all of your job search related questions.
6 TALLERE EN EPAÑOL OCTUBRE NOVIEMBRE DICIEMBRE 5 Talleres Financieros Fecha Hora Area Locación Facilita dor Teléfono $ Planeando para las festividades J, 10/18 6-8pm O Llame para la ubicacion $ Cada centavo cuenta, 10/20 10am- $ Asegure su dinero, 11/10 10am- BibliotecaWest Lawn 4020 W. 63 rd treet BibliotecaWest Lawn 4020 W. 63 rd treet $ Planeando para las festividades Ma, 11/13 11am- O Llame para la ubicacion $ us valores, su dinero y su futuro J, 12/06 6-8pm O Llame para la ubicacion $ Beneficiese de su credito, 12/15 10am- BibliotecaWest Lawn 4020 W. 63 rd treet REGLA DE AITENCIA DECRIPCIÓN DE TALLERE REGLA DE AITENCIA 1 ero de abril de i usted pierde más de 15 minutos de un taller, no recibirá el crédito completo por asistir al taller, sin embargo, se le dará crédito parcial de la siguiente manera: Tiempo de asistencia Crédito por asistir 1:45-2 horas crédito completo 45 minutos-1: 45 medio crédito 0-45 minutos no se le dará crédito abía usted que puede graduarse del programa de educación financiera de Heartland Alliance? ólo tiene que asistir 10 horas de talleres financieras para graduarse. Usted recibirá un certificado del Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation. Para más información, preguntele al facilitador del taller que asiste. LO TALLERE Cada centavo cuenta - En este taller hablaremos del proceso de crear un presupuesto realístico. Ofreceremos ideas para organizar sus pagos. Asegure su dinero - En este taller hablaremos de las ventajas y desventajas de utilizar los servicios de un banco, cooperativa de crédito, o casa de cambio. Presentaremos los términos bancarios más comunes y haremos prácticas de cómo escribir un cheque y balancear su chequera. Benefíciese de su crédito - Usted está confundido sobre su crédito? Hablaremos de lo que es el crédito, cuándo se usa, cómo conseguirlo y cómo comprender su reporte y puntaje de crédito. us valores, su dinero y su futuro - Todo el mundo gasta su dinero según sus valores y prioridades. En este taller usted descubrirá cómo sus valores afectan su manera de gastar y ahorrar. Planeando para las festividades - En este taller daremos ideas creativas para evitar que usted gaste demasiado dinero. Le ayudaremos a crear un presupuesto simple para los gastos de festividades LUGARE Biblioteca West Lawn W. 63rd treet Cerca de la esquina de la 63 y la Pulaski, esta ubicación es accesible por el autobús #63 que var por la calle 63, o el autobús #53A que va por la Pulaski; se puede bajar de la línea Naranja en la parada de la Pulaski y tomar el autobús #53A outh que va al rumbo sur por la Pulaski. Para conseguir direcciones para llegar a estos lugares, llame al CTA al (312) o ve a la página del internet del CTA Por favor, llame al facilitador por lo menos 2 días por adelantado para confirmar. u llamada nos ayudará preparar material suficiente y nos permitirá dejarle saber de cualquier cambio de horario. Gracias!
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