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500S18 Investing for Beginners


with Drew Schaefer

Calendar Apr 9, 2018 at 6 pm

Investing is a tool anyone can use to build wealth. This class will provide inexperienced investors with basic information toward building an effective investment program. You will learn the fundamentals needed to begin investing for financial success whether you are working toward retirement or already out of the workplace.

Drew Schaefer is an Eastern Washington native. He is passionate about personal finance and holds a degree in finance with a minor in economics. He is a financial planner registered as a fiduciary with the State of Washington. 

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504S18 Five Money Questions for Women Seminar


with Joy Behen

Calendar Apr 19, 2018 at 6 pm

Women face unique financial circumstances and a strong financial strategy is vital. Ensure your financial approach fits your lifestyle and needs. Explore five critical money questions for women and discover processes used to identify financial goals and set a strategy. Basic investing terminology will be defined including the Rule of 72 and systematic investing. IRA strategies and employer-sponsored retirement plans will also be discussed.

Joy Behen has a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and taught Language Arts and United States History in the Kennewick School District before entering the financial world professionally.

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507S18 Myths and Truths about Estate Planning and Probate


with Loren Eddy

Calendar Apr 11, 2018 at 7 pm

Proper estate planning is crucial to your overall financial plan. Understand the advantages and disadvantages of avoiding probate, how a living trust can help (or hurt) you, the value of powers of attorney, and how to avoid a costly guardianship. Emphasis will be placed on debunking myths about wills, trusts and probate. Registering for Being or Choosing an Executor following this class is highly recommended.

Loren Eddy is an attorney in Kennewick and has over 30 years of experience in helping clients with their estate planning choices.

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509S18 Being or Choosing an Executor


with Loren Eddy

Calendar Apr 18, 2018 at 7 pm

Gain information on estate planning, the probate process, and the expectations of executors and the scope of their duties. Leave with sufficient understanding to choose an executor and to communicate with a probate attorney if you are appointed an executor.Choose from two dates offered. Previous attendance at Myths & Truths about Estate Planning is highly recommended.

Loren Eddy is an attorney in Kennewick and has over 30 years of experience in helping clients with their estate planning choices.

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510S18 Community Awareness: Human Trafficking


with Ashley Leir

Calendar Apr 25, 2018 at 6 pm

Human trafficking happens all over the world, from the biggest cities to the most rural communities. In this class, we will explore what human trafficking really is, the many ways it presents itself in our community and how you can safely respond. You will explore the impact human trafficking has not only on the individual, but on the community at large and how each person can help the community and those caught in human trafficking. 

Mirror Ministries is a faith based local 501 (c) (3) that’s sole focus is to fight human trafficking in the Tri Cities area. Mirror Ministries focuses on providing Survivor Services to individuals with a history of exploitation, outreach to victims, and community education and awareness.

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513S18 Developing a Cleaning Schedule


with Patricia Holten

Calendar Mar 28, 2018 at 6 pm

If you suffer from decision-making fatigue when it comes to chores around the house, this class is for you! There are many pieces to the puzzle when it comes to maintaining a home because there are daily, weekly, monthly, and semiannual jobs. When well organized, tasks can be done efficiently and effectively. In this class, you will create your own flexible template of to-do lists so you will be able to get through these jobs with less stress and time wasted. 

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515S18 Everyday use with Essential Oils


with Vicki Kirby

Calendar May 3, 2018 at 6 pm

Essential oils have been used for thousands of years in various cultures for medicinal and health purposes. Essential oil uses range from aromatic diffusion, topical application, dietary consumption, household cleaning products, and beauty care. In this interactive class, learn how to make alternatives for products you use every day.

517S18 Retire on Track


with Katie Rousso

Calendar Apr 12, 2018 at 6 pm

Start planning for your retirement and know you’ll have the savings to enjoy it. This interactive course simulates life in retirement and will give you a deeper understanding of different aspects and realities of retirement. Discover how much you need to save and what to plan for so you have the retirement lifestyle you want and can afford. 

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