Group Financial Literacy Classes

Our goal is to provide access to financial literacy. With access to the right resources, people can become empowered by their own abilities and gain the confidence to fulfill their potential. Our eight-week classes cover basic financial principals in a casual, relaxed atmosphere.

 

 We have classes going all year long, in various times and locations throughout the county.

The topics covered in our classes include:

  • Financial Goals

  • Budgeting

  • Debt Management

  • Credit Repair 

  • Consumerism

  • ID Theft

  • Transportation

  • Insurance

  • Home Ownership

  • Investing 101

  • Your True Core Values

  • Family of Origin Money Beliefs and Ideas

  • Socio-Economic Background Research Findings

  • and more!

Our students begin by identifying where they, themselves originate from socio-economically, and carefully examine ideas and paradigms picked up along the way. Then, they look at other perspectives and determine if there are any useful ideas to adopt as they make their way toward a dream, such as buying a house, pursuing education or starting a business.

Below is a list of our current and upcoming classes. 

Teen Financial Literacy Class 
(In-Person)
Open to all Teens and Young Adults 

4-Week Class

Meets each Sunday 2:00-3:30pm

Next start date TBD

Email or call Kevin Stray to register for this class:

kevin@thewhatcomdream.org

360-296-0441

Engedi Refuge

(Private)

We provide onsite financial classes and individualized financial coaching for

Engedi Refuge guests.

New Way Ministries

(Private)

We provide onsite financial classes and individualized financial coaching for

New Way Ministries' guests.

Next in-person class starts

Fall 2022

Financial Literacy Class
(In-Person)

8-Week Class

Meets each Tuesday 6:00-7:30pm

Next start date June 7, 2022

Email or call Trudy Shuravloff to register for this class:

info@thewhatcomdream.org

360-319-3759

Blaine Financial Literacy Class
(In-Person)

6-Week Class

Meets each Tuesday 6:30-7:30pm

Next start date TBD

Email or call Kevin Stray to register for this class:

kevin@thewhatcomdream.org

360-296-0441

Financial Literacy Class
on Zoom


 

8-Week Class 

Meets each Wednesday at 6:30 pm

Next class TBD

Email or text/call Trudy Shuravloff to register for this class:

trudy@thewhatcomdream.org

360-319-3759

Lighthouse Mission

(Private)

We provide onsite financial classes and individualized financial coaching for Lighthouse Mission guests.

Spanish Speaking Class

(Open to community)

8 week financial literacy class taught in Spanish!

Next class date TBD

Family Promise

(Private)

Family Promise is an organization that partners with many local Whatcom County churches to provide temporary, safe shelter for families experiencing homelessness. The Whatcom Dream provides individual financial literacy coaching to these families. 

Interested in taking a class? 

Contact Us!

Thanks for submitting!