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My Coast Guard
Commentary | Jan. 10, 2022

Upcoming webinars help you manage your money

By Kathy Murray, MyCG Writer

If you’ve resolved to be your best financial self in the New Year, the Coast Guard wants to help. Coast Guard Support kicked off its 2022 financial webinar series with presentations on making resolutions you can keep. Seven additional seminars are scheduled through April 2022, as shown below. All times are in Eastern Standard Time.

All seminars are free for members, civilians, and dependents. Please register in advance. 

Early Career Planning for a Solid Financial Future 

9 a.m. and noon, Thursday, Jan. 20 

Building good habits now will pay off in the future. Learn about budgeting basics, managing debt and credit scores, and talking about money in relationships, as we show you how to establish goals and routines to build a solid financial plan.  Register here

Understanding Tax Returns  

12 p.m. and 6 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 1  

Here’s everything you need to know about taxes. Learn about different tax adjustments and deductions and how to calculate what you owe. Pay less and save more by understanding mistakes to avoid and changes in the 2017 tax law. Register here. 

Sandwich Generation: Caught in the Middle 

9. a.m. and noon, Thursday, Feb. 17  

Navigating your own personal finances can be daunting enough, but what if you’re supporting children and caring for aging parents? Learn how to assess your financial capacity and find a balance. Register here

Women & Money (New!) 

9 a.m. and noon, Tuesday, Mar. 1 

Women face unique financial challenges. Empower yourself with action steps to create financial wellness and assess your history with money. Learn how to incorporate emotional intelligence with the technical aspects of money management to attain your financial goals. Register here. 

It’s My Budget & I’m Sticking to It 

9 a.m. and noon, Thursday, Mar. 17 

Creating a budget gets you in the habit of reviewing and adjusting spending so your most important life goals get funded.  We show you how to create a spending plan and stick with it. Register here

The Financial Wellness Playbook 

12 p.m. and 6 p.m., Tuesday, Apr. 5 

Learn the 10 habits financial consultants recommend to reduce financial stress in your life. Register here

Your Debt-Free Game Plan 

9 a.m. and noon, Thursday, Apr. 21 

Debt is one of the biggest obstacles keeping Americans from reaching their goals. Learn about different debt reduction strategies and how to develop SMART goals to reduce what you owe. Register here