Financial Wellness 101 Workshop @ Church of the Open Arms UCC, Oklahoma City [26 August]

Financial Wellness 101 Workshop

17:00 - 18:00

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Church of the Open Arms UCC
3131 N Pennsylvania Ave, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73112
Free and open to the public. Join us for the 1st workshop in a series that will help us address financial wellness.

70% of American workers say financial stress is their most common cause of stress. Only 43% of American workers are confident they'll be able to retire when they want.

Come and learn healthy ways to work towards your own financial wellness.

Our next workshop in September will focus on «Money Management» Presented by Foresters Financial. An LGBT-friendly organization.

(news article from Dec 07, 2016): Foresters Financial Services, Inc. announced today its support of the Trevor Project (the only nationally accredited suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ youth under age 25), among other sponsorships. These latest sponsorships reaffirm Foresters Financial’s ongoing commitment to do more to support the LGBTQ community.

The Trevor Project is active and present in middle schools, high schools and universities across the country, helping to save young lives through its free and confidential lifeline (866-488-7386) which is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Project also provides instant messaging services, in-school workshops, educational materials, online resources and advocacy.

“We believe in enhancing lives beyond a sound financial future—we also work toward building strong communities. That’s our purpose and it has been for 140 years,” said Bill Lipkus, President and CEO of Foresters Financial Holding Company, Inc. “We are proud to support The Trevor Project in its efforts to bring awareness, education, and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ youth and school communities across the country.”

Through 2016, Foresters Financial is sponsoring the following organizations and events in support of the LBGTQ community:

The EQCA Equality Awards (Los Angeles)
The San Francisco Aids/Foundation Tribute Awards
The Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Center Vanguard Awards
The Center New York Career Fair
The Denver OutFront Power Party
The Los Angeles GLSEN Respect Awards
The San Diego Stepping Stone Living Out Loud Awards
The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus Holiday Season
Aids Foundation of Chicago
Trevor Live

In 2012, Foresters Financial established a partnership with the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles (GMCLA) and has been the presenting sponsor of its annual Voice Awards since 2013. The Voice Awards honors leaders who use their voices to advance human rights and equality around the world. In 2015, Foresters Financial was recognized by this group with the Corporate Voice Award for using its voice to stand up for equality and inclusion. At the most recent Voice Awards in May 2016, attended by company representatives and employees from across the country, Foresters Financial helped raise $510K toward GMCLA’s programs.
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