Lac du Flambeau * Money knowledge
Zhoonyia Gikendasowin is a personal finance resource for Lac du Flambeau Ojibwe.
"Zhoonyia" is a community based group that pools their resources in order to help tribal members increase financial security and build assets in a sustainable and culturally appropriate way.
Are you a tribal member and want to learn more? Contact Jan Anderson at GLITC or Michelle Dehart at WOLF (Links on the left).
Check here often to see what personal finance events are happening in Lac du Flambeau, the Lake of the Torches!!!
Entrepreneurship, managing money and credit will be focus of upcoming free workshops on Tuesday October 11, 2011
Lac du Flambeau, WI – Zhoonyia Gikendasowin (Money Knowledge) will present an all-day event on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at the Lac du Flambeau Veterans Building in recognition of Wisconsin Money Smart Week (October 8 – 14). Workshops and discussions are scheduled as follows:
10:00 to 11:30 AM CASH AND CREDIT: YOUR PERSONAL BALANCE SHEET
Noon to 2:30 PM INSURANCE and EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
3:00 to 4:30 PM LOANS, LENDERS, TERMS AND FEES
5:00 to 6:30 PM BEWARE: ID THEFT AND SCAMS
ATTEND ANY ONE OR ALL OF THE SESSIONS!
This event is free and open to the public. Food and refreshments will be served all day. There will be freebies, door prizes and raffles. Everyone in the community is encouraged to drop In for workshops as their interests and schedules permit. Also available all day will be information about free services and businesses who can assist community members with financial information and services.
Lunch n Learn
Once a Month, every third Wednesday in the Veterans Bldg.
In the summer of 2011, Zhoonyia is hosting a series of events over your lunch hour in Lac du Flambeau called, "Wiisini Gikendan" or lunch and learn. These events are free to the public!
Lunch starts at noon (12:00 - 1:30) at the Veterans Center and there is a short presentation with an opportunity for you to ask questions. These sessions are every third wednesday of the month.
18 Introduction to Zhoonyia and the Noon
Financial Literacy Series
June 15 Creating a Spending and Savings Plan
July 13 Planning and Managing Spending
Aug 17 Understanding Checking and Savings Accounts
Sep 21 Understanding Lenders, Loans, Terms and Fees
Oct 19 To Borrow, or Not To Borrow—Should I Use Credit?
Nov 16 How Credit Card and Loan Applications are Approved
Dec 21 Building and Rebuilding Your Credit
12:00 Sign-in and help yourself to provided lunch
12:20 to 12:50 Educational presentation
12:50 to 1:30 Individual questions, sharing, lunch for late-comers
12:00 - 1:30
Building, Lac du Flambeau
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