Financial Fitness


Learn How to Gain Control of Your Financial Situations

Tri-CAP’s Financial Fitness program is designed for people who are interested in learning more about how to work with their finances, banks, and creditors. The goal is to help people increase their financial knowledge and gain control over their financial situations.

Tri-CAP offers a variety of classes. To register for these FREE classes call 320-251-1612. All classes are located at Tri-CAP 1210 23rd Ave S, Waite Park unless noted.

Tri-CAP offers up to four 1-hour free financial coaching sessions upon completion of a financial fitness class for those who qualify. Qualifications include: Completed a Financial Fitness class, reside in Stearns, Benton, or Sherburne counties, and income under 200% of Federal Poverty Guidelines.

Class Schedules:

Your Money Values & Influences: Values & Money; Goals & Money; External Influences

  • Monday, January 27th 5:30 – 8 pm
    Becker City Hall, 12060 Sherburne Ave, Becker

You can Bank On It: Financial Products, services, & providers; Opening an account, managing an account, prepaid cards

  • Thursday, February 13th 3-5:30 pm
    Tri-CAP 1210 -23rd Ave S, Waite Park
  • Tuesday, February 25th 12:00 pm-3:30 pm
    Zimmerman City Hall Council Chambers
    12980 Fremont Ave, Zimmerman

Your Income & Expenses

  • Thursday, March 12th 5-7:30 pm
    Tri-CAP 1210 -23rd Ave S, Waite Park

Your Spending & Savings Plan: Making a monthly spending & savings plan (budgets); When money is short

  • Saturday, April 18th 9-11:30 am
    Tri-CAP 1210 -23rd Ave S, Waite Park

Your Savings: What is saving? Where to build your savings, saving for unexpected expenses, saving for your goals, saving & public benefits

  • Thursday, May 14th 3-5:30 pm
    Tri-CAP 1210 -23rd Ave S, Waite Park

Credit Reports & Scores: Getting and understanding your credit reports

  • Monday, June 15th 5-7:30 pm
    Tri-CAP 1210 -23rd Ave S, Waite Park

Credit Reports-Repair & Building: Disputing errors on your credit reports, build, repair and maintain a productive credit history

  • Saturday, July 25th 9-11:30 am
    Tri-CAP 1210 -23rd Ave S, Waite Park

Borrowing Basics: Ways to borrow money and what is costs, preparing to apply for a loan, borrowing when someone helps you manage your money

  • Thursday, August 13th 3-5:30 pm
    Tri-CAP 1210 -23rd Ave S, Waite Park

Managing Debt: What is debt? How debt works, reducing debt, nonpayment of debts in collection, dealing with student loan debt, managing medical debt, understanding high cost debt

  • Thursday, September 10th 5-7:30 pm
    Tri-CAP 1210 -23rd Ave S, Waite Park

Using Credit Cards: How credit cards work, managing your credit score

  • Saturday, October 10th 9-11:30 am
    Tri-CAP 1210 -23rd Ave S, Waite Park

Building your Financial Future: Assets & asset-building; How assets creates a financial foundation; cars as assets; training & education as assets

  • Thursday, November 12th 3-5:30 pm
    Tri-CAP 1210 -23rd Ave S, Waite Park

Protecting Your Identity & Other Assets: Risks to your assets; Identity theft &fraud; Insurance & record keeping

  • Thursday, December 10th 5-7:30 pm
    Tri-CAP 1210 -23rd Ave S, Waite Park


 

 



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