JCJC’s Small Business Development Center offers Financial Workshops
Written By: Teresa Martin
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Date Submitted: 2011-03-08 16:07:04
ELLISVILLE – In an effort to help get our personal and business finances in order, the Mississippi Business Development Center and Jones County Junior College’s Small Business Development Center are sponsoring a series of workshops. The Regional Director of Education with Money Management International, Julie McAdory, will be presenting six workshops focusing on financial affairs on three different dates.
Two workshops are offered daily, beginning at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Different topics will be covered in each of the free workshops. Participants may sign up for one or both of the workshops each day. All of the workshops will be held at the Whitehead Advanced Technology Center in Ellisville. Register by calling Crystal Nail at 601-477-4235 or view all of the workshops and register online at www.mssbdc.org/events.aspx (Scroll down to see the workshops.)
March 22, 2011 9 a.m.
Avoiding Identity Theft. The fastest growing crime in America is identity theft. Learn how to protect yourself and your assets from thieves who want to steal your information. Anyone can be a victim of this crime.
10:30 a.m. Avoiding Scams and Fraud. Statistics show that criminals scam victims out of billions of dollars every year using various types of fraudulent activities. Avoid becoming a victim yourself. Learn how to recognize the tricks of a con artist and the tell-tale warnings of a scam.
May 10, 2011 9 a.m.
Keeping Debt Under Control: Avoid detours. When your debt is out of control, the road to your financial security may take a detour. Learn how to identify the warning signs of a credit card crisis to avoid overwhelming debt. If you have already been derailed by debt, find out about options available to repay creditors and bypass the debt detour.
10:30 a.m. Building Savings: Ready for the road ahead. Every financial journey has some unexpected bumps along the way. Learn how to prepare for these bumps, and be ready with savings in an emergency cash reserve account. In addition, learn how savings is needed for specific goals and how, with a saving state of mind, most people can find ways to reach their goals.
All of the workshops will be held at the Whitehead Advanced Technology Center in Ellisville. Interested persons should register by calling Crystal Nail at 601-477-4235 or view all of the workshops and register online at www.mssbdc.org/events.aspx