Tonight from 6:30-8:30 pm Empowered Women’s Center for Financial Empowerment will meet for the first time. The Center for Financial Empowerment is a newly launched program that will provide women with a safe haven to discuss money and the challenges they face surrounding their finances. The course will provide mentoring and coaching for all participants, and will also require accountability to each other in an effort to improve women’s financial futures.
This evening’s course will be on the topic of confronting and overcoming the fear of money. Under the expert guidance of Samantha Fraelich, EWI’s course trainer, a Certified Financial Planner® practitioner with Bernard R. Wolfe & Associates in Chevy Chase, Maryland, student’s will learn about different aspects of financial management during each course.
All classes will be held from 6:30pm-8:30pm on the 1st Tuesday of every month at the EWI office located in Convergence in Alexandria. The classes will run for 12 months and selected students will commit to attend all classes.
The 2011-2012 program will be open only to EWI members and graduates of the Entrepreneur Training for Success.
Dates: Tuesdays, Sept 6, 2011 – Sept 4, 2012, 6:30-8:30pm
Classes: 12 sessions
Location: Alexandria, VA
Trainer: Samantha Fraelich, Certified Financial Planner®
Course tuition: $25/session
Interested in applying? Email Marga
2011-2012 Financial Empowerment Course Syllabus
Month 1- Confronting and Overcoming Fear of Money
Month 2- Creating a budget
Month 3- Planning for your future
Month 4- Using a bank and other financial institutions
Month 5- Basic Investments and their purpose
Month 6- Health, Life, Disability and P&C Insurance
Month 7- Taxes and what you need to know
Month 8- Pricing your product or service
Month 9- Understanding credit and your score
Month 10- Loans and methods of borrowing
Month 11- Social Security, Medicare and other government programs
Month 12- Estate Planning Basics