Financial Forums on the Railroad Presented by BBVA

2020 Virtual Edition

Join Railroad Park and BBVA for financial advice you can take to the bank. Join us virtually every Tuesday in August from 12:00-1:00pm for a series of online financial sessions designed to help individuals set financial goals. The online series is FREE and open to the public, though advance registration is required via Eventbrite. Classes will be interactive and allow time for questions and answers.

Please register here to receive an email invitation to the forums. Your email invitation will provide additional information regarding how to join the online classes.

Financial Forums Class Schedule:

Tuesday, August 4 ‐ Personal Finance: Budgeting

Basic financial stability starts with living within your means and having a comprehensive plan for handling expenses. This workshop will show you the value of creating a budget, the steps required to build one, and smart ways to pay off debt. You'll also learn some core habits to practicing and maintaining financial health.

Tuesday, August 11 ‐ Homeownership Part 1: Understanding Mortgages

In this workshop, you'll gain a better understanding of the different types of mortgages, common costs associated with buying a home, financing options, and how to get started with the application process. Buying and owning a home is a dream for many people; this workshop can help turn that dream into a reality.

Tuesday, August 18 ‐ Homeownership Part 2: Mortgage Modifications

Things don't always go as planned. You could get sick or injured or even lose your job, and suddenly you're struggling to pay your mortgage. In this workshop, you'll learn about the different life events that may require you to consider modifying your mortgage, what your options are, and the resources that are available to you.

Tuesday, August 25 ‐ Small Business: How Businesses Obtain Credit

You have a brilliant business idea but now what's next? Don't sweat it! You'll learn the ins and outs of how businesses obtain credit, while also defining and applying best practices. All of these tools will equip you for building and maintaining your small business.

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