Special to the News-Times
SHEPHERD — October is National Financial Planning Month, and the Shepherd Public Library will be hosting free financial education workshops.
The workshops will be facilitated by Regina Walker, a former graduate of Shepherd ISD and is a certified financial education instructor. Regina and her business partners with World System Builder are on a National Financial Literacy Campaign to educate 30 million families by 2030.
Their focus is to educate families on how money works and to help families build a solid financial foundation. Licensed professionals will show you how to implement what you are learning.
Workshops will be held from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 11-27 on each Tuesday and Thursday. All workshops have specific topics and may be attended as desired.
•Workshop 1: Building Savings and Wealth
Learn to identify your goals, the Financial Foundation mindset, learn the Wealth Formula and how it helps, and comprehend the effects of time and inflation on your assets.
•Workshop 2: Increasing Cash Flow and Debt Management
Learn 23 ways to increase your cash flow, and learn to understand, control, and reduce debt.
•Workshop 3: Preparing with Proper Protection
Learn how to property build a financial house, the value of property protecting assets and liabilities, how to read a life insurance policy and its importance and understand how life insurance has evolved over the years.
•Workshop 4: Your Health and Wealth
Learn strategies to transfer and preserve your wealth, ensure your last wishes are prepared and carried out, and understand the inevitability and impact of medical expenses.
•Workshop 5: Understanding Asset Accumulation Strategies
Learn how to build wealth and grow your money and understand various investment strategies.
•Workshop 6: Fulfilling Long-Term Goals
Understand various retirement plans (IRA, 401k, 403b, 457b and annuities), understand Medicare supplement plans and long-term care, and learn to preserve wealth for generations to come.
For more information, contact the library at (936) 628-3515.