Classes

Check the calendar for class dates and times or call (605) 385-4663 for more information.

Personal Finance Workshops
Employment Assistance Workshops
Transition Workshops


PERSONAL FINANCES

Flex Your Financial Muscle

Learn to create an effective budget for a positive financial future, use money saving strategies, and reorganize your debt so your money is working for you.

Basic Saving & Investing

Learn how to set financial goals, the basics of investments and savings options, and allocating inve4stments to help meet your needs and your goals.

Get in Gear – Vehicle Purchasing

Are you intimidated by the salesman swagger? Trying to determine if a vehicle is a good deal and/or haggling over price? Not many people are thrilled by trying to navigate through the underworld of vehicle shopping. This workshop will help you understand all aspects of a vehicle purchase, to include refinancing!

Home Buying “Make Your Move”

Make Your Move is designed to educate you on purchasing a home, building a home, impact of credit history and how to increase your score, importance of getting pre-qualified, types of loans available, and predatory lending .

This course also covers what to look for when shopping for a home and an in-depth look at insurance!

Credit When Credit is Due

The primary tool in the program is a twelve-lesson workbook, Credit When Credit is Due. The course is designed to give consumers the information they need to understand how credit and debt work. This course helps to develop responsible money management strategies.


EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE

Civilian Resume Writing

Join us to discuss the hiring process with a panel of experienced HR   personnel from local companies. They will provide insight and offer advice on writing a civilian résumé that can get you an interview. Bring your résumé and questions.

Federal Resume Writing

Where do I start with USAJobs? What are keywords and how do I identify them? How do I get an edge in the federal job market? What do I have to do in order to get referred? How do I translate my experience? What are preference points and how do they work?

Have these questions and more answered in this workshop. Please bring your personal laptop to the workshop to access USAJobs.

Interviewing to Get the Job

Interviewing for a job can be intimidating…but it doesn’t have to be! Bring your résumé and learn interviewing principles & strategies that can help you receive job offers! Experienced HR personnel from local companies will be providing the information and offer mock interviews for participants.

Boots to Business

Learn the basics of how to start a small business in this two-day workshop with the Small Business Administration. They will provide you with the tools and knowledge you need to identify a business opportunity, draft a business plan, and launch your business.