Getting Real with Money in 2019
Part 1: Tuesday, January 22, 7-10pm
Part 2: Wednesday, February 6, 7-10pm
My popular 2-part workshop on personal finance returns to the Women’s Center forCreative Work is back! All genders welcome!
$100 General Public / $80 WCCW Members
Capitalism got you down? Does money make you panic? Do you avoid bills or hide mail? Does the phrase ‘Roth IRA’ confound you? Are you convinced everybody learned how to be an adult with money except you? Time to do something different. Join Beth Pickens for a judgment-free environment to confront feelings and fears while gaining some real practical personal finance skills.
In Part 1 (Jan 22) we will dive into your emotional experience of money and personal finance. You will examine your family’s financial legacy and identify its impact on your present. Examining fear, shame, and guilt, we will use the power of a group experience to disrupt emotional cycles trapping you in money anxieties. You will learn some fundamental exercises to manage the feelings that come up when you think about money. You’ll also get your homework assignment for…
Part 2 (Feb 6) focuses on practical skills including gathering data about your financial picture, creating a realistic budget, steps for moving out of debt, increasing earned income, and establishing achievable, personalized goals for the near future.
This workshop is limited to 20 participants so sign up now! You will need a laptop, access to either Microsoft Office or Google docs, and willingness and desire to start changing your relationship to money.