When I reached out to NVME in 2020, I was a newly single mom caring for three children while working two jobs in healthcare. There were limited finances for paying the mortgage and all of our bills. And our house needed repairs. I took the My Money Works class and learned about home spending plans, increasing savings, cleaning up debt, and using resources such as matched savings programs. I was …
Education, retirement, a new home – whatever your goal – learn ways to save and resources to help you make your dreams a reality. This is a University of Maine at Augusta MoneyWise workshop, developed for the UMA Community. Others are welcome to attend.
This session is for anyone wanting to learn more about matched savings programs. The Rainy Day Savings and Family Development Account programs can help you save for a goal by matching your savings with additional funds. Join this information session to find out how the programs work, check on eligibility, and have an opportunity to ask questions.
Learn ways to stretch your budget, plan for expenses, and build savings while in school. Explore iGrad, your online financial education resource. This is a University of Maine at Augusta MoneyWise workshop, developed for the UMA Community. Others are welcome to attend.
Learn strategies for building credit, reducing debt, and improving your credit score. This is a University of Maine at Augusta MoneyWise workshop, developed for the UMA Community. Others are welcome to attend.
Setting money aside helps you plan for the future and reach your goals. While saving can be challenging, taking small steps can make a difference.
Join us to share budgeting tips and resources for improving credit. Set financial goals. Learn more about UMA’s iGrad online money management tools for students. This is a UMA MoneyWise workshop.
Her 19 years of experience as a roller operator provides a wealth of knowledge to girls who participate in her workshops. Shiela says that she “loves her job” and passing on knowledge about being a roller operator. She feels that it is important to encourage girls to try new things. Sheila advises everyone to “stick with things for a bit – you might experience a few bumps, but that’s okay.”
Although Sara had been a business owner since 1999, she was looking for guidance in making it a success. She decided to enroll in NVME’s Venturing Forth business class. The class helped her feel confident in moving forward. “The clarity I gained through the class had many layers of benefits,” Sara shares. She believes that New Ventures Maine brought her “in a direction toward success.”
Explore money tracking, goal setting, and how a budget can help you manage your money and achieve your goals. This is a University of Maine at Augusta MoneyWise workshop, developed for the UMA Community. Others are welcome to attend.