We provide a full complement of financial education courses in the community. To register for a class, or if you have additional questions about programming, scheduling, or free personal financial counseling, please contact Dina Hofmann at firstname.lastname@example.org.
VCE financial education classes are offered on a mnonthly basis at the local public libraries, community centers and other venues throughout Arlington and Alexandria counties. Below is a description of some of our regular offerings.
You can also access a number of Extension Webinars online.
|Brown Bag Lunch n' Learn
||Employers pick the topic(s) to be covered at the workplace. Class titles include: financial basics, credit reports & scoring, investing basics, student loans & repayment. Workplaces in Arlington and Alexandria are eligible.
|Classes for College Bound Students & Their Parents
||Education covering the financial steps to take before a student heads to college. These classes can include information about the college loan process.
||A workshop about tackling clutter & becoming organized. Learn how to organize papers & what documents to keep or shred.
|Financial Scams: Just Say No!
||This interactive session covers common financial scams & how you can protect yourself, especially if you suspect family is the fraudster. Instruction is available in English or Spanish & handouts are available in additional languages of Chinese, Vietnamese & Korean.
|Preventing Fraud & Identity Theft
||This course covers how to avoid becoming a victim of identity theft & what steps to take if you think you are a victim. Instruction is also available in Spanish.
||This class will help participants understand the basic tax forms, what documents they need to prepare tax return, and tips to reduce tax bill.
|Small Steps to Health and Wealth
||Offers 25 strategies for improving both your physical & financial health. A great program to tie to new year's resolutions.
|Who Gets Grandma's Yellow Pie Plate
||This presentation discusses inheritance of family heirlooms & addresses preplanning to designate recipients of personal belongings.
|Money 101: Money Management Series for Young Professionals
||A three class money management series for young professionals. Learn about salary negotiation, financial basics, student loan debt repayment & investing for your goals.
|Money Talk: A Financial Series for Women
||This five week course is designed to increase financial knowledge & empower women to make savvy financial decisions. Topics include: financial basics, insurance, investing basics, retirement planning & planning for future life events. Course content can be modified for coed audiences.|
|Living well in retirement
||This program focuses on how to develop a retirement spending plan, economize on spending, and live well on a fixed income