"Your Money, Your Life" Series Begins at Anythink Commerce City
Anythink Commerce City, located at 7185 Monaco St. in Commerce City, kicks off its teen financial series on March 21, “Your Money, Your Life: How to Keep it, Use it and Make it Grow.” Teens will learn how money matters affect their lives and useful tips for smart money handling. The series runs every Thursday from 3:30-5 pm through May and is free and open to the public. Appropriate for students grades 6-12.
Your Money, Your
Life: Mind Your Attitude
Thursday, March 24, 3:30-5 pm
Most of us have beliefs about money, some from our parents, from celebrities, from the media. These attitudes color the way we see money and determine, for good or ill, how we use it. This class will attempt to expose those silent beliefs and show how they play out in our use of money.
Your Money, Your Life: Do You Know Where
Thursday, March 31, 3:30-5 pm
Ever get to the end of a week and wonder where your money went? This class is designed so that you never ask yourself that question again by helping you get a handle on your money. We will give you easy tools to help keep track of your spending and to help you manage your money.
Your Money, Your Life: Pay Yourself First
Thursday, April 7, 3:30-5 pm
Everyone needs a rainy-day fund, and this class shows you how to have one. You are your most important asset so before paying bills, going to the movies, or buying that new outfit, set some money aside for you. Savings accounts are easy to open and manage and are an important first step in establishing financial independence.
Your Money, Your Life: Different
Thursday, April 14, 3:30-5 pm
Paper money is handy, but not always safe. Sometimes a better plan is to start a checking account. Find out what conditions make a checking account necessary and learn the basics of how to manage one.
Your Money, Your Life: Paper
Thursday, April 28, 3:30-5 pm
Despite what the ads say, credit cards are not priceless. In fact, they can create a huge burden if not used correctly. We will teach you all the basics of credit card use including what your credit score means and how to approach using credit.
Your Money, Your Life: Grow
Thursday, May 5, 3:30-5 pm
Knowing how to save your money provides you with safety. Knowing how to invest your money provides you with wealth. You will come away understanding the key investment tools and the importance of starting young in building your money.
Your Money, Your Life: Play with the Big
Boys and Girls
Thursday, May 12, 3:30-5 pm
What is your dream car? Where do you want to go to college? What sort of house do you want to live in? In order to make these dreams come true, you need to know the rules of financing, loans, and mortgages in order to have what you want and still live within your means.
Your Money, Your Life:
Expect the Unexpected
Thursday, May 19, 3:30-5 pm
You can plan for everything, expect what you don’t expect. Life throws unexpected problems in our path that often have financial consequences. Having insurance can help minimize or eliminate those issues. While not exciting, home, auto, and life insurance are important to think about and necessary to have.
Your Money, Your Life: The
Thursday, May 26, 3:30-5 pm
When you’re at the beginning of your life and career, it can be difficult to even think about the end, but the simple truth is the earlier you start planning the better off you will be later on in life. Medical science is allowing us to live longer and longer, so we need to plan for this extended time earlier and earlier. Find out the vehicles you can use to make your final years as comfortable and fun as your early ones.