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Your Money, Your Goals class offered

WORTHINGTON -- Jose Lamas, financial capability educator with the University of Minnesota Extension, is hosting a Your Money, Your Goals program from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Aug. 16 at the Farmer’s Room in the Nobles County Government Center, 315 10th St., Worthington.

The free training is to provide financial empowerment to trainers, case managers and other frontline staff.

Attendees will receive a Your Money, Your Goals toolkit created by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for social services programs, an overview of the training and the tools, knowledge and confidence to provide the training to others.

Topics covered include financial empowerment assessment; starting the conversation; emotions, values, culture and money decisions; Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB); savings for emergencies, bills and goals; tracking and managing income and benefits; paying bills and other expenses; managing cash flow; credit and debt; consumer protection; and financial products, services and providers.

To register, visit For additional information, contact Lamas at 295-5316 or