Waxter Wisdom: Financial $ecurity – Making your Money Work for YOU!

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Date(s) - April 10, 2013
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Waxter Senior Center

Contact Info:
410-396-4932 [email protected]

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Waxter Wisdom is a free workshop series geared toward the older adult population, the disabled and our professionals. The free, full-day, workshop series will take place every month at the Waxter Senior Center.

 Waxter Wisdom gives you the opportunity to be your own advocate. By learning the most up-to-date information regarding medical & financial matters, you are able to make informed decisions regarding your life. Professionals and consumers of Baltimore City are encouraged to attend.

Workshop Objectives:

 An Introduction to Financial Stability by Sara Johnson: An overview of key information and resources on issues that affect older adults, especially in regard to financial management skills. Topics such as tax preparation, saving at tax time, budgeting and banking will be covered. 

 Credit Reports and Credit Scores by Deanna Booker: Learn what information is included in a credit report, how to read it, how to dispute inaccurate information, how a credit score is calculated, how to build positive credit history, and what impact your credit has on everyday life.

 Social Security, Project SAFE and New Regulations by Aziza Gary: There are a lot of changes happening in the financial industry that will directly effect our Senior population. This session will ensure that you are not left behind, exposed and vulnerable.

 Guaranteed to Lose: Foreign Lotteries & Sweepstakes by United States Postal Service: Seniors are targeted by fraudsters from Canada, Jamaica and other countries to fall for lotteries and sweepstakes scams in which they will never win anything. Seniors will learn about these scams and how to avoid becoming a victim.

 Senior Homeownership Preservation by Ken Strong: Learn about new resources for greener, healthier, and more sustainable homes.

 AARP will be onsite providing tax preparation assistance to Seniors!