Local Classes

Bank On Local Classes are currently on hiatus for the holiday season. Check this page in January for more classes! Or check out the Catholic Charities Self-Sufficiency workshops below. 

Training is essential for any job. You need the right knowledge to build a stable financial platform for your future. If you want to break the destructive cycles harming your finances, recover from financial setbacks or get a second chance at managing your money, you don’t have to do it alone.

Learn more about how you can manage your money and meet your personal financial goals by taking one of our local classes. With each class you'll earn a certificate of completion that shows you’re serious about being on a solid financial track.

When working with Alliance bank partners, show them your certificate(s) so they know you’re as serious about your future as they are. They are here to help!

If you are interested in hosting a class, request a trainer here.

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Banking

This class will help you discover the inner workings of the banking system. Learn about what makes a credit union different from a bank, program fees, how to open up an account and utilize their services. 

At the end of class you'll receive a completion certificate. When working with Alliance bank partners, show them your certificate(s) so they know you’re as serious about your future as they are. They are here to help!

Cost: FREE

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Business Planning

This class will help you determine if being a business owner is right for you. 

At the end of class you'll receive a completion certificate. When working with Alliance bank partners, show them your certificate(s) so they know you’re as serious about your future as they are. They are here to help!

Cost: FREE

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Credit Check

Every wonder what is credit and how you build yours? This course will help you learn how to obtain your credit score and what actions to take to build up yours.

At the end of class you'll receive a completion certificate. When working with Alliance bank partners, show them your certificate(s) so they know you’re as serious about your future as they are. They are here to help!

Cost: FREE

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Financial Recovery

Learn the steps you can take to recover financially and rebuild your credit after a financial setback. You will learn how to assess your current financial situation, identify ways to increase income and decrease and prioritize expenses. You will be able to develop a financial recovery plan and successfully implement it. You’ll also learn how to recognize and guard against credit repair scams.

Cost: FREE

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Saving Investing and Retiring

The decisions you make today about managing your savings, investments, and retirement accounts can have a long- term impact on your future goals. Learn more about the different type’s savings and investments to be better prepared to make financial decisions.

At the end of class you'll receive a completion certificate. When working with Alliance bank partners, show them your certificate(s) so they know you’re as serious about your future as they are. They are here to help!

Cost: FREE

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Spending and Saving

Do you ever wish you could better manage your personal finance? Join in learning how to budget out your current spending and save for the future expenses.

At the end of class you'll receive a completion certificate. When working with Alliance bank partners, show them your certificate(s) so they know you’re as serious about your future as they are. They are here to help!

Cost: FREE

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Catholic Charities Self-Sufficiency Workshops

Workshops begin promptly at 12:00 pm and run until 3:45 pm depending on the number of participants. 

Scheduled dates and times are subject to change; call ahead of time to be sure that the class you are interested in attending will be in session.

Unfortunately, children are not allowed in sessions. 

Cost: FREE

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Michigan City Self-Sufficiency Workshop Catholic Charities 321 W. 11th St Michigan City, IN 46360 Dec 18 2018

12:00 pm - 3:45 pm 

East Chicago Self-Sufficiency Workshop 3901 Fir St East Chicago, IN 46312 Dec 19 2018

12:00 pm - 3:45 pm

Gary Self-Sufficiency Workshop Sojourner Truth House 410 West 13th Ave. 219-885-2282 Dec 21 2018

12:00 pm - 3:45 pm

Valparaiso Self-Sufficiency Workshop United Way of Porter County 951 Eastport Centre Dr Valparaiso, IN 46383 219/464-3583 Dec 27 2018

12:00 pm - 3:45 pm

LaPorte Self-Sufficieny Workshop Center Township Trustee 1700 Lincolnway Place Suite 6 Laporte, IN 46350 219/362-2736 Dec 28 2018

12:00 pm - 3:45 pm

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