Saturday, February 13, 2010

Workshops & Events Calendar

click the Google Calendar button to view financial workshop series happening in your area.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Young Women & Money Conference

"Controlling your money, rather than having your money control you" is key to every woman's quality of life. The YWCA Berkeley/Oakland's Young Women and Money Conference will help you towards financial independence and success.

Conference Fee Includes:

  • Three Fantastic Keynote Speakers
  • Two Workshops of Your Choice
  • Breakfast and Lunch
  • Raffle Prizes
  • Tote Bag
  • Give-Aways
  • Access to Financial Resources
  • And More!
  • Attendees are eligible to win a free laptop, an Apple iTouch, a $200 Target Gift Card

All Ages Welcome:
Discounted for Ages 18-30: $20

Discounted for Ages 31-40: $55
Full Registration Cost: $70


Marriott Oakland City Center
1001 Broadway (cross street 10th Street)
Oakland, CA 94607

We recommend taking public transportation.
By BART: 12th Street BART station

Monday, September 21, 2009

Free financial advice and planning

Please join Assemblymember Sandré Swanson, State Contorller John Chiang, Senator Loni Hancock, the City of Oakland and other sponsors for a day of free financial advice and planning assistance. Hear from certified financial planning professionals through a series of free workshops and clinics. This event will be your chance to learn information about 401ks, mortgages, savings accounts, IRAs, loans, estate planning, foreclosures, and tax preparation for personal finance needs and/or the financial needs of non-profit and religious organizations.

For more details and registration, visit:

Monday, July 6, 2009

Mindful Money Six Week Financial Workshop Series

If you are ready to change your relationship to money join the Mindful Money Six Week Financial Workshop Series.

Beginning August 5th, 2009, I am facilitating a Six Week Financial Workshop Series at the Women of Color Resource Center in downtown Oakland.

Mindful Money Financial Workshop Series:

August 5: Getting Clear
August 12: What' Your Money Story?
August 19: Building Your Financial Toolkit
August 26: Keeping It Real
September 2:
Create and Manifest
September 9: Onward to Financial Freedom!

To register or get more information, email

Tuesday, June 23, 2009


Here is a brief article to educate yourself about what a FICO score is really based on.

The article below was written by Craig Briskin, a consumer and anti-trust class action attorney with Mehri & Scalet.

Sunday, April 26, 2009

Opportunity During Economic Crisis

In this video, Lynne Twist, gives an insightful message on the opportunity within this global economic crisis. Lynne Twist is the author of, "The Soul of Money"

P.S. Thanks Tarra!

Friday, April 24, 2009

Seven Ways to Save

On Wednesday night, we prepared for the spending fast. The fast begins on Saturday, April 25 and ends on May 1. I am really excited to see what comes as a result of the group fast.

In the meantime, I found a blog that offers seven ways to save.

I have to say, I don't agree with her on one topic which is, two people with two separate accounts can make a shared budget. I know. I've done it.

But read on. She offers some practical advice.

What are your money saving secrets?