Financial literacy workshops offered

News Graphic Staff

Dec. 9, 2014

PEWAUKEE — The Waukesha-Ozaukee-Washington Workforce Development Board is pleased to announce its partnership with GreenPath Inc. will continue through March 2015, offering free financial literacy workshops called “Steps to Financial Freedom” across the three-county area.

Sessions will be held on select dates at the following WOW Workforce Development Center locations:

■ Ozaukee County Workforce Development Center; 5555 W. Highland Rd., Mequon

■ Waukesha County Workforce Development Center; 892 Main St., Pewaukee

■ Washington County Workforce Development Center; 2200 Green Tree Road, West Bend Participants will receive practical information on how to build a brighter financial future and more. Training components of the workshops include: budget basics and development; use of checking, savings and payment cards; second chance bank accounts; differences between and use of secured and unsecured credit cards; credit basics including how to read a credit report and build, manage and repair credit; fixed income management and more.

In addition to the workshops, WOW WDB is offering free one-on-one financial counseling sessions on select dates through March 2015 by appointment only for those seeking individualized support.

Participants will have an opportunity to discuss their financial goals, review their credit report, create a detailed budget and more.

Those interested in learning more or to register are encouraged to contact Jennifer Aldrich at 262-695-7989 or by email at jaldrich@wctc.edu.

Additionally, workshop registration can be completed electronically by visiting www.greenpath.org/WDCregistration.