Come to our FREE workshop series to build wealth and improve your financial health with these 4 Steps to Success.

Register online or contact Pam Walsh at the GREAT Center at Gateway (203) 285-2300 at PWalsh@gatewayct.edu.

STEP 1: Tax Reform: How to Make The Most of It

March 22 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

CRN 2215, room N006, instructor: Brenda Burton

  • Preparation knowledge and Tax Planning
  • New tax law and regulations: How it can affect you
  • CT Fresh Start Program
  • Selecting your tax professional
  • Terminology & Tax reform facts 

STEP 2: Saving and Investing in The World of Tax Reforms

April 4 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

CRN 2211, room N006, instructor: Steve Degraff

  • Investing 101
  • Stock valuation/Ratios (what they are and mean)
  • Purchasing stocks
  • How tax reform treats dividends and capital gains 

STEP 3: How to Improve Your Credit

April 26 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM 

CRN 2208, room N006, instructor: Larcina Carrington

  • FICO scores: why are they important?
  • Free year credit reporting (where and why you need this)
  • Building and improving your credit (credit-builder loans, secured credit card, credit utilization rate etc.)
  • Disputing a credit report error (sample letters)

STEP 4: Expect The Unexpected: How to Save for Emergencies

May 3 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

CRN 2210, room N006, instructor: Larcina Carrington

  • Resources (EARN online platform)
  • Reconstructing spending habits
  • Redistributing money