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Family Financial Fair
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Image of child's outstretched hands reaching toward parent holding seedlingThis financial education workshop will help families learn about money and financial security. The Family Financial Fair  aims to support families’ financial stability and independence. There will be workshops for parents and kids on relevant financial topics such as:

  • Understanding Wills and Medical Power of Attorney
  • Understanding Currency
  • Electronic Money
  • Credit Basics
  • Financial Safety Planning

Opening Speaker: Thomas Gregory of Wintrust Bank

Contact Fabiola Alfonso at falfonso@ywca-ens.org to register.

This workshop is presented in partnership with Between Friends and Wintrust Bank.

Entendiendo el Crédito – Understanding Credit (virtual)
May 24 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Graphic of woman holding a credit cardNote: This workshop will be in Spanish.

Este taller cubre los elementos que los prestamistas tienen en cuenta al aprobar un crédito, los factores que afectan su capacidad de calificar para obtener crédito, cómo se cuantifica el crédito y el impacto que el manejo del dinero tiene sobre su capacidad crediticia en el futuro. Al obtener y usar el crédito de manera inteligente, puede hacerse de una fantástica herramienta para alcanzar sus metas financieras.

This workshop covers what lenders look for when approving credit, factors that impact your ability to qualify for credit, how credit is scored, and the impact money management has on your future credit standing. By wisely acquiring and using credit, you can give yourself a tremendous tool to achieve your financial goals.

First Northern Credit Union logoPresented by: Yadi Vargas, Branch Financial Sales and Service Manager, First Northern Credit Union


Este taller es gratis y abierto al público pero se tiene que registrar para participar.