ROCK ISLAND, Ailing. (KWQC) -Monetary literacy director James Jones stated Monday was the proper date to start educating monetary literacy lessons for 2021.
“Immediately is stuffed with ones, 1-11-21, filled with beginnings, so this can be a contemporary begin to ensure we begin this yr off proper,” he stated.
The primary class is considered one of three that goals to assist individuals create a price range, construct financial savings, and extra over the subsequent 4 weeks. The concept for the category got here after the teachings 2020 taught.
“I feel what 2020 has taught us is simply that we have to put together ourselves for the unknown generally and one of the simplest ways to try this is it begins at residence,” he stated.
College students of the category got here for varied causes.
“I’m right here as a result of I need to learn to be extra financially unbiased,” one man stated.
“(I need to) depart my daughter and grandson one thing for once I’m known as residence,” one lady stated.
The category is taught in-person and on-line to accommodate for COVID protocols.
“In the event you do have issues about COVID which is warranted, we do have workshops accessible the place you should utilize your cellphone, you should utilize your laptop computer, we’ll present the hyperlinks for you.”
Jones stated the lessons are free for Illinois residents, to enroll, e mail email@example.com.
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