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Mark your Calendars for Many Great Upcoming Webinars

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Please join Mary Gibbons, Financial Wellness Specialist with KeyBank, and the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce, in presenting a series of seminars focusing on informational financial wellness topics, ranging from Student Loan Debt, ID Theft, Home Buying/Refinancing and Managing Debt, to name a few.  These seminars have been developed to address concerns and questions, putting you in a position to make sound and confident financial decisions.  They will all be held at 9:00 am.  Watch for future emails with WebEx Details.

Contact the Chamber with any questions at 518-828-4417 or email – akneller@columbiachamber-ny.com

10/21Protecting Your Identity: Learn how to protect yourself and what to do if you become a victim  of ID theft.
OCTOBER IS CYBERSECURITY MONTH

11/04Planning for Healthcare Costs: Offers Guidance on how to appropriately plan for health care costs, with an overview of the Health Savings Account as a smart option for savings.
OPEN ENROLLMENT SEASON

11/18 Spending and Saving (Budgeting): Everyone, in some way, has been financially impacted by COVID-19.  This is an introduction to getting on a savings plan, with important statistics about why saving is important and guidance to help build the appropriate amount of emergency savings and offers guidance on setting a budget to avoid spending more than they earn each month.

12/03  Managing Debt (Holiday Season): Offers tips and guidance on manageable debt pay-down strategies.

12/17Understanding your Credit Score and Credit Options: Dives into the components of credit scores and how they’re used to determine credit worthiness.   Offers tips on how to improve scores or maintain high scores, and provides an overview of credit options.

01/06/21  Student Debt (College students are home/informational for students & parents; covers partnership with Laurel Road)  Take Control of your Student Loan Debt.

01/20 Home Ownership/Refinancing: (rates historically low).  Reviews the ins-and-outs of purchasing a home, with a focus on determining a budget and why building equity is important.   Should I refinance – and reviewing options.

02/03 Saving & Investing (start off 2021 with a plan): Provides an overview of saving

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