Financial Wellness 101 Series begins Aug. 12

Updated: Aug 5, 2021

Thursdays from August 12 - September 30, 2021 6:00 - 7:30 PM

Financial Health 101:

August 12: Know your Now. Participants will be led through an assessment of their current financial health and self-grade their current financial health.

August 19: Healthy Financial Habits will be reviewed and discussed.

August 26: Credit Scores will be discussed; what they mean, how they help/hurt financial capacity, and how to improve.

September 2: Loans will be the topic of learning and discussion.

Financial Health 201:

September 9: What's Next? How to set short-term and long-term financial goals.

September 16: Paying off Debt. Suggestions and disciplines to reduce and eliminate debt.

September 23: Savings. How to save for emergencies, Healthcare Savings Accounts (HSA), 529 Retirement Plans, and more will be reviewed.

September 30: Retirement. How to create a plan for retirement - and celebrate your newly gained Financial Health!

This series of classes is for ages 18+, with a capacity for up to 33 attendees. A minimum of three must register for course to be held.

$40 for members, $50 for non-members. Please register to save a seat by calling (260) 636-8000, at the Center, or by email to

About the Instructor:

3Rivers Community Development Manager Ashlee Guthrie is passionate about helping people explore financial wellness and investing in the community. Ashlee earned a bachelor's degree in nonprofit management from Manchester University in 2009. Prior to her work in the financial sector, Ashlee worked in the retail and nonprofit sectors locally.