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Financial Fitness: Dollars and Sense

November 4, 2008

The secret to getting ahead is getting started. Daily spending decisions can cost you thousands. Learn how to put together a plan for your money and maximize your choices when it comes to personal finance. Explore with us money personalities, reasonable expenditure levels, budgeting approaches and personal goal setting. We will give you financial strategies to help you get on course and realize your dreams.


Instructor: Kathy Cox
Date:  Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2008
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Location: Room 129 Johnson Hall [Map]
Prerequisites: None


Learn to:

  • Identify the “spending triggers” that cause you to spend money
  • Track expenses, prepare a money plan, and check for results
  • Distinguish between needs and wants
  • Apply strategies to avoid impulse buying and make saving easier
  • Set short term and long term goals
  • Be prepared with an emergency fund, savings, and insurance
  • Identify the things in life you enjoy that don’t cost money

 Registration: These classes are free, and pre-registration is required. To register, please visit www.training.colostate.edu and scroll to select the "Register for Workshops" link; log-in using your eID and add the class.


Contact: Ellen Audley
E-mail: Ellen.Audley@colostate.edu
Phone: (970) 491-1376