“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”
Benjamin Franklin

Resources and Training Information

Cups, Jars, Vessels (CJV) volunteers are committed to helping you improve your financial outlook. You will walk away with access to training material – for FREE. As you learn information in our sessions, we will also provide you with access to e-learning curriculum which will allow you to move at your own pace. You will also have an advantage to reviewing lessons before the next training session.

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What You Will Learn:

CJV Talks Money
You will identify and recognize factors in your life that have impact on your motivation around finances and your desire to pick up financial knowledge.

  • Where did you learn about money?
  • Money and Emotions
  • Dreams and Goals
  • Changing your Financial Behavior

Spending and Budgeting (Click here for budgeting template)
You will develop an understanding about wants vs. needs; how to live within your means; identifying spending leaks; and learn the budgeting process.

  • Spending
  • Can I afford that?
  •  Learning to Budget

Credit, Loans & Debt
You will learn about finance charges; different forms of debt that can offer benefits and/or consequences; and how to pay off debt.

  • Good vs. Bad Debt
  • How to pay off debt?
  • Consequences of default on Student Loans

Account and Risk Management
You will learn how to identify risk; purchasing insurance; and banking basics.

  • Insurance – which policy do I need?
  • Taxes
  • Debit and Credit Cards

Retirement and Investing

  • Retirement Goals
  • Investment Options

Upcoming Training and Events

Topic

Date

Location/Time

Register

Personal Finance Goal Setting January 25th Lewisville Library (11:30 am – 1:30 pm) Click here to register
Budgeting (CJV Talks Money) Part 1 March 10th Lewisville Library (6:30 pm – 8:30 pm) Coming soon
Budgeting (Spending & How to Budget) Part 2 March 24th Lewisville Library (6:30 pm – 8:30 pm) Coming soon
Budgeting (Spanish Speaking) – Part 1 March 26th Lewisville Library (6:30 pm – 8:30 pm) Coming soon
Budgeting (Spanish Speaking) – Part 2 April 2nd Lewisville Library (6:30 pm – 8:30 pm) Coming soon
Credit Loans and Debt April 7th Lewisville Library (6:30 pm – 8:30 pm) Coming soon
Credit Loans and Debt April 23rd Lewisville Library (6:30 pm – 8:30 pm) Coming soon
Risk Management/Insurance April 28th Lewisville Library (6:30 pm – 8:30 pm) Coming soon
Budgeting – Part 1 June 9th Lewisville Library (6:30 pm – 8:30 pm) Coming soon
Budgeting – Part 2 June 23rd Lewisville Library (6:30 pm – 8:30 pm) Coming soon
Credit Loans and Debt July 14th Lewisville Library (6:30 pm – 8:30 pm) Coming soon
Credit Loans and Debt July 28th Lewisville Library (6:30 pm – 8:30 pm) Coming soon
Budgeting – Part 1 October 13th Lewisville Library (6:30 pm – 8:30 pm) Coming soon
Budgeting – Part 2 October 27th Lewisville Library (6:30 pm – 8:30 pm) Coming soon
Budgeting (Spanish Speaking) – Part 1 October 15th Lewisville Library (6:30 pm – 8:30 pm) Coming soon
Budgeting (Spanish Speaking) – Part 2 October 19th Lewisville Library (6:30 pm – 8:30 pm) Coming soon
Credit Loans and Debt November 3rd Lewisville Library (6:30 pm – 8:30 pm) Coming soon

*Please note that future dates may change.