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Connect with your money

Post by Kathleen Merryman / The News Tribune on Feb. 27, 2009 at 10:25 am with No Comments »
February 27, 2009 10:25 am

That’s the best community workshop name I’ve heard in years.

But wait, there’s more: Free Subway Sandwiches.

The Pierce County Asset Building Coalition will host Connect With Your Money from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday – Feb. 28 _ at Evergreen State College – Tacoma, 1210 Sixth Ave., Tacoma.

It’s billed as offering “financial answers for families struggling in today’s economy.”

Barb Gorzinski, one of the organizers says she’s excited by the line-up of speakers and services.

You can sit in on a talk on:

* Creating a spending plan and a saving strategy.

* Figuring out your credit scores, and improving it.

* Paying paying down your debt.

* Solving mortgage problems, and avoiding foreclosure.

* Talking calmly about family money matters.

* Teaching the kids good financial habits.

* Healthy ways to deal with stress if you have financial problems.

* Understanding tax credits.

For sheer fun, they’ll have a big shredder on site to eat your out-dated documents.

You do have to RSVP to 253-798-8787. That’s so they’ll know how many subs to order.

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