Great Northern Development Corporation

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"It only takes one action to start a ripple effect." - Anonymous

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Family Finance Workshop

  • Great Northern Development Corp 233 Cascade Street Wolf Point (map)

Ask an Expert · Attendees are encouraged to bring their financial questions for free financial advice from an Accredited Financial Counselor!

Summer Red has been teaching about finances for over seven years. During that time she has delivered education throughout Montana and other states, including financial literacy workshops for Native Americans, disabled youth, non-profit staff and clients, and more.  She is passionate about providing high quality, audience-specific, deeply compelling educational opportunities that will help inspire people to improve their financial wellness.

Ø  Goal setting · SMAR goals (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic)

Ø  Budgeting · 70-20-10 budget · 50-30-20 budget · Create your own budget

Ø  Savings · The four savings types · Savings contract

Ø  Building and Improving Credit

Credit Basics · 5 Cs of credit

What is credit? · Impacts of good/bad credit · Equal Opportunity Credit Act

Credit Reports · Credit reporting agencies · Free credit report · Credit disputes

Credit Scores · What is a credit score? · ICO scores

You think you’re just a drop in the ocean...but look at the ripple effect one drop can make!
— Anonymous