Welcome to Healthy Money Choices

Enhancing Your Financial Life

A Program of the YWCA Kaua'i

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Registration IS open for 2020 Financial CLASSES!

Join Us for these Great Events!

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Call Gem at 808-245-5959 ext 221

or 

email gem@ywcakauai.org


Upcoming Classes and Events

Feb 08 & 22, 2020

YU Financial University - OUR BIGGEST AND BEST CLASS

9am - 3pm

YWCA Women's Center Lihue

Event Details

Feb 08 & 22, 2020

YU Financial University - OUR BIGGEST AND BEST CLASS

 

The YWCA of Kaua’i, in partnership with The Allstate Foundation, is proud to offer the YWCA University! This life-changing program is designed to provide participants with the knowledge they need to achieve economic security and independence. Under the leadership of Marjorie Bennett, CFA and other local professionals, YU will cover topics such as: budgeting, savings, housing, financial aid, Head Start, legal aid, insurance, credit repair and more!  

Childcare, transportation and lunch provided 

Eligible participants will also receive a savings account match of up to $200!  Sign up HERE

9am - 3pm

YWCA Women's Center Lihue

March 24, 2020

Lihue Credit Repair

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

YWCA Women's Center Lihue

Event Details

March 24, 2020

Lihue Credit Repair

We are coming to see you AGAIN!

Brought to you by the YWCA Kaua'i and the Allstate Foundation
Join us for a no cost workshop on how to understand and improve your credit score - let's demystify FICO and set you up on your way to join the 800 club!  Childcare provided.


5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

YWCA Women's Center Lihue

April 7,2020

Investing 101

5pm - 6:30pm

Hanapepe Library

Event Details

April 7,2020

Investing 101

Brought to you by the YWCA Kaua'i and the Rotary Club of  Poipu: Have you been able to save money and now wondering what to do with it? Under the leadership of Marjorie Bennett, CFA  this class will cover topics such as: index and mutual funds, asset allocation, risk, investment expenses, turnover and more!   Childcare Provided 

5pm - 6:30pm

Hanapepe Library

June 20, 2020

Money Basics and Career Planning

9 am - 3 pm

Porter Pavilion Classroom Kilauea

Event Details

June 20, 2020

Money Basics and Career Planning

Brought to the north shore by the YWCA Kaua'i and the  Rotary Club of Hanalei Bay. Let's look at the basics of budgeting and credit and savings, Then we will turn our attention from managing our money to managing our careers or earning power.

9 am - 3 pm

Porter Pavilion Classroom Kilauea

Sep 12 and 26, 2020

YU Fall 2020

9 am - 3 pm

YWCA Women's Center Lihue

Event Details

Sep 12 and 26, 2020

YU Fall 2020

 

The YWCA of Kaua’i, in partnership with The Allstate Foundation, is proud to offer the YWCA University! This life-changing program is designed to provide participants with the knowledge they need to achieve economic security and independence. Under the leadership of Marjorie Bennett, CFA and other local professionals, YU will cover topics such as: budgeting, savings, housing, financial aid, Head Start, legal aid, insurance, credit repair and more!  

Childcare, transportation and lunch provided 

Eligible participants will also receive a savings account match of up to $200!  

9 am - 3 pm

YWCA Women's Center Lihue

More Events

Oh my, did we have a GREAT TIME AGAIN!

Another Fabulous Group of Money Nerds from our Investing 101 on the North Shore

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This is the newest bunch of Money Nerds who joined us for a free, fun, interactive Saturday workshop about our money stories and how to make healthy money choices to enhance our financial lives. Let your inner money nerd be heard!  Topics included asset allocation, risk and return, fees and savings. Childcare provided.

About our Program

Need Help with Financial Choices?

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 In partnership with the YWCA of Kaua'i, Marjorie A Bennett, CFA. is offering a community service education program. If you are looking for support with managing your financial life, you found it here.  Be it budgeting, savings, retirement, investing: Come on in, let's have a chat!

Building Strong Futures with Financial Empowerment

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We have classes, one on one coaching and a network of helpful, trusted resources we work with . No money question is too big or too small and every one of your questions is important to us. We are here to help - YOU!

About Me

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 Money Nerd :)

Hi! I am Marjorie A. Bennett, CFA 

I am the principal of Aegis Capital Management, Inc. and have been involved in the asset management and general finance business since 1981. 

Born and raised in Honolulu, I spent 3 decades in the San Francisco Bay Area fulfilling my career. Today, I call Kaua'i my home and am here to share my mana'o with my  hānai  'ohana.

WE HAVE BEEN OUT AND ABOUT ALL OVER THE TOWN

YWCA Kaua'i Financial University

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The YWCA of Kaua’i, in partnership with The Allstate Foundation, is proud to offer the YWCA University! This life-changing program is designed to provide participants with the knowledge they need to achieve economic security and independence. Under the leadership of Marjorie Bennett, CFA and other local professionals, YU will cover topics such as: budgeting, savings, housing, financial aid, Head Start, legal aid, insurance, credit repair and more!  

Childcare, transportation and lunch provided 

Eligible participants will also receive a savings account match of up to $200! 

Hoʻomaikaʻi to the YWCA YU Fall Class of 2019

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 Another wonderful group of women moving down the path of financial empowerment towards healthier money choices. Great job ladies! 

and the Spring Class of 2019

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Great group of Money Nerds already enjoying the benefits of their new knowledge

And the Fall Class of 2018

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 Great group of Money Nerds already enjoying the benefits of their new knowledge and sharing with others!

More Fun Across the Island

Meeting with the South Shore, North Shore and Town Women Entrepreneurs - L/E+I

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 If you'd like Margie - Money Nerd, to stop in and chat with your group about money skills and choices, just send us an email. 

North Shore Money Workshop

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We did an all day $ work shop on the North Shore and it rocked!

North Shore Entrepreneurial Class

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Looking to start or improve your business - this group was motivated, open and full of enthusiasm

West Side Talk $tory

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 This is the newest bunch of budding Money Nerds who joined us for a free, fun, interactive evening workshop about our money stories and how to make healthy money choices to enhance our financial lives. Let your inner money nerd be heard!  Topics included budgeting, credit, career and retirement. Childcare provided. 

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Healthy Money Choices

A joint project of the YWCA Kaua'i & 

Marjorie A Bennett, CFA

Enhancing Your Financial Health

4410 Hardy Street, Lihue, Hawaii 96766, United States

808-346-1331

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