Workshops & Events
Boost your financial confidence while living generously by attending a Thrivent Financial educational workshop or event. They’re designed to help you discover what it means to be wise with money. And to provide opportunities for you to be even more generous in your community.
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It's easy to find the way to learn, participate or connect that best suits you. Explore the many opportunities listed below.
Thrivent provides educational information to help you make informed decisions when it comes to your money. We offer a wide array of workshop topics – some that are led by Thrivent Financial representatives, and some that members can lead (look for this symbolnext to the titles below).
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Thrivent Talks: Today's Equity MarketsSept. 15, 2015
Equity markets have been under selling pressure around the world. Do you understand the impacts? You may be asking yourself, "What are some of the causes and is this something much deeper than just a short term correction?" Or, "How does this effect interest rates, and if they rise will there be an impact on my investments?" Join us for our very first Thrivent Talks webcast to hear Thrivent's view on recent market downturn and on interest rates and their potential impact.
Basic Money Management Workshops
Get tips to help make your money work harder and smarter for you. Topics range from becoming an active money manager to teaching your child good money habits.
Identity Theft: What You Need to Know
Be proactive in protecting your identity. Learn how identity theft can occur, get tips and tools to help protect yourself, and discuss what to do if this growing crime happens to you.
More Than Money Matters®
This interactive workshop can help you align your money management with your values. Four 50- or 60-minute sessions include practical topics such as setting goals, budgeting, finding money to save for your goals, and how credit and debt impact your financial well-being.
Parents, Kids and Money Matters®
This values-based money management workshop consists of a simultaneous parent session and lesson for kids ages six to 10. Parents gain a better understanding of the values they want their kids to learn and practical tools to make teaching about money fun. Kids learn how money can be used to help others and discover three basic money choices: share, save and spend.
Parents, Teens and Money Matters®
Designed for parents and their young teens, ages 11 to 14, this values-based workshop teaches how to make intentional choices about sharing, saving and spending money. Families learn together through a fun game format how to talk about money influences, choices and values.
Do One Thing Differently
If you could do one thing differently to improve your financial life, what would it be? Help others get the financial resources they need by hosting an informal discussion with other adults on a variety of topics.
Life's changes – marriage, sending kids to college, careers, aging parents, retirement and collecting Social Security – all take preparation. Thrivent workshops provide information and guidance to help you make sound decisions.
From Me to We
Establish a solid foundation for your marriage. Identify your values and attitudes about money and understand how they may differ. Set common goals for your future and discover ways to help reduce financial stressors in your marriage.
Heart-to-Heart: As Your Parents Age
Help initiate healthy conversations with your aging parents about their wishes for the future, including finances and other topics. This interactive workshop includes tips for starting healthy conversations with parents and family members that lead to positive outcomes.
Preparing for Long-Term Care: A Gift Your Family Deserves
What would you do if you had an accident or got a diagnosis and required care? What would your family do? Explore your options and how to prepare for the unexpected.
All retirees face six key risks they must manage: outliving their income, inflation, unpredictable events, market volatility, income taxes and rising healthcare costs. This workshop will help turn retirement concerns into confidence.
We go further than most when it comes to guiding students down the college planning path. We want you to have all the assessment and planning tools readily available so you can make the best decisions possible for yourself or your child. We’ll help you be prepared with the financial know-how to navigate the costs. With our free uPLAN College Planning Program, you can feel at ease about affording college.
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How do you envision your legacy or want to steward your resources? These workshops introduce ideas to help you thoughtfully and intentionally share your time, talents and treasures in ways that align with your values.
Making a Difference: Sharing Your Time, Talents and Treasures
In this interactive workshop, we'll help you examine your values and create a personal giving plan unique to your resources and life.
Your Legacy: Family, Church and Charity
It's all about traditions, heirlooms, family values and more. There are people or causes you care about. We can help you uncover ways to enrich their futures. This workshop is for anyone interested in leaving a legacy regardless of total assets.
Advanced Money Management
From market trends and their impact on your retirement savings to keeping a business or property in the family, Thrivent workshops can help you understand their potential impact on you and answer your questions.
Review factors that affect our current economy and financial markets. Gain a better understanding of how emotions can influence decisions which can impact your long term goals. Also understand when to seek professional financial guidance.
Keeping the Farm in the Family
Understand how to protect your assets today and in the future, identify and overcome transition obstacles, and develop a plan for a smooth business transition that maintains family harmony.
Social Security: Strategize to Maximize
Whether it will be there when you retire or not, Social Security is still important to understand. In this workshop, we'll help you learn the basics and how to optimize its benefits.
Being generous is important to our members, our employees and our organization. It's easy to participate – just choose an activity you're interested in and join, or you can lead one of your own.
Be part of this life-changing opportunity. The construction, repair or rehabilitation of affordable housing projects strengthens communities across the U.S. and abroad.
Thrivent Action Teams
Lead a Thrivent Action Team, meet a local need and make a difference.
Thrivent Member Network events
Come experience what our members have to offer right in your community.
Enjoy helping others? Like leading a group discussion? Sign up to lead a workshop today. Everything is provided – no cost. No special skills or knowledge is required.
God didn't intend for us to go through life alone. That's why, as a membership organization of Christians, we provide social events and activities that bring people together.
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