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Financial Literacy Classes

Want to make informed and effective financial decisions? We are now offering a series of classes that will help educate you about scams, estate planning, identity theft, and credit.

Our classes are free and open to the public.

Topic Date Time Link for webinar
Medical Identity Theft Tuesday, April 6, 2021  6-7 p.m. Webinar Link
Financial Estate Planning Tuesday, May 11, 2021 6-7 p.m. Webinar Link

Note: The webinar will be hosted on the Canvas platform.

Webinar Descriptions

Demystifying Credit

This seminar will help you understand credit reports and improve your credit score. You will:

  • Learn how credit history impacts access to loans, housing, jobs, insurance and other services.
  • Discuss how to get, review and dispute errors in credit reports.
  • Learn ways to build, repair, improve and maintain credit.
  • Discover where you can get help with credit reports and scores.

Common Types of Elder Financial Exploitation

This seminar will educate you about the latest scams crooks are using to target older victims. Topics include:

  • the latest phone scams
  • the essential rules for self-protection
  • the most recent schemes in health care fraud
  • shady charities and fundraisers
  • tools and linkages to get help if you are a victim of fraud

Medical Identity Theft

This seminar will help you understand how to prevent government benefits fraud, medical identity theft and identity theft in long-term care for older consumers. Topics include:

  • definition of medical identity theft
  • warning signs
  • do's and don'ts
  • reporting medical identity theft
  • resources and linkages

Medical Identity Theft FlyerListen

Financial Estate Planning

This seminar will help you understand how to maintain personal and healthcare security during illness or disability and to protect your legacy as well.

  • incapacity planning
  • wills and trusts
  • estate planning strategies
  • powers of attorney

Financial Estate Planning FlyerListen

Scams That Target Homeowners

This seminar will educate you on the latest scams targeting homeowners. Topics include:

  • mortgage scams
  • home improvement scams
  • utility bill scams
  • insurance scams
  • property fraud

Register Now!

Register online through MyTCCTrack to secure your place. These seminars are free of charge.

If you're new to TCC, follow our instructions on how to apply and register for continuing education courses.

Speaker Information

Carole Davis is an adjunct instructor for TCC where she currently plans, develops and implements financial literacy programming aimed to empower low-to moderate-income residents.

Contact

South Campus

Community Education & Engagement
817-515-4392
so.cee@tccd.edu

Updated July 27, 2021