Informational Webinars

CFE empowers our members to make sound, educated financial decisions that will afford them the opportunity to fulfill their financial goals. That's why CFE has partnered with BALANCESM to provide the free informational webinars. In addition to these webinars, BALANCE offers a variety of self-guided online courses called BalanceTrack®. Our webinars are free and open to the public, so feel free to invite a guest!

2014 Webinar Schedule:

Using Home Equity- May 28 from 6-7 pm (All attendees will be registered to win a $100 American Express® Gift Card.)
Many homeowners wonder if they should take advantage of their home equity. This presentation covers how second mortgages, refinancing, and reverse mortgages work, the benefits and drawbacks of each, and factors to consider before using home equity.

Identity Theft- July 30 from 6-7 pm (All attendees will be registered to win a $100 American Express® Gift Card.)
Identity theft is an increasingly common and inventive crime. This presentation provides an overview of types of identity theft, techniques thieves use, tools for preventing identity theft, and specific steps that victims can take to recover from identity theft.

Building a Better Budget- September 24 from 6-7 pm (All attendees will be registered to win a $100 American Express® Gift Card.)
A budget is a powerful tool for establishing financial control. After identifying goals, participants learn how to track spending and design a realistic budget that allows them to live within their means and save. Also discussed are tips for sticking to the budget.

Breezing Through the Holidays- November 19 from 6-7 pm (All attendees will be registered to win a $100 American Express® Gift Card.)
Unplug the holiday machine and put the fun back into this time of year. Workshop participants learn how to set a holiday budget and stick to it, ways to lower common holiday costs, such as gifts and decorations, and planning ahead for next year.