Order a More Than Money Matters Workshop Kit
It's easy to host workshops in your church, community center, or living room. Simply choose the topic below that meets the needs of your community and order your $20 kit today.
Do One Thing Different
Doing just one thing differently can help improve your financial life. Find out how. With eight topics to choose from, you can start simply or take a big first step to see how the benefits can add up.
Setting SMART Goals
Accomplishing something you've set out to do gives you a good feeling. Success starts with having a goal. The same holds true when it comes to money matters. Making a plan and setting SMART goals is essential to becoming an active money manager.
Finding Ways to Save
Creating financial goals is great but only if they are goals you can actually accomplish. Finding ways to save can be daunting, especially if you feel like you're living on a shoestring. In this interactive session, get tips and tactics on ways to increase income, reduce expenses, recognize spending leaks and harness the power of compound interest.
Decoding Your Credit
Understanding your credit score can help you plan for your future. Learn how to decode a credit score, which affects your ability to borrow money and the costs related to borrowing. Bonus: Learn the difference between credit and debt and how debt can affect your goals.
Budgeting often elicits a groan. Instead, imagine managing your money within a budget you designed to reflect your values and goals. Now that is something you can take to the bank.
From Me to We
Establishing a solid financial foundation is important for all couples, especially newlyweds. As a couple, discover what values you have in common, where your money attitudes may differ and what it takes to create a solid financial future.
Parents, Kids and Money Matters®
The process of becoming wise with money begins as early as childhood. This family workshop includes fun tools to help parents talk to their children about spending influences and share, save and spend options. (For kids ages 6 to 10 and their parents.)
Financial Conversations for Women
Examining how women’s financial issues are often different than men’s provides the context for a guided discussion with other women that examines how to navigate the differences and accomplish your goals.
Heart-to-Heart: Conversations Around Aging
Aging and the changes that come with the need for additional caregiving can have a significant impact on your personal finances as well as your family relationships. This workshop reviews the considerations to make in planning for changes that arise as we age and provides tips for starting healthy conversations with family members that can lead to positive outcomes.
Making a Difference: Sharing your Time, Talent and Treasures
Chances are, you already share your time, talents and treasures. Now find out how to make intentional choices around your generosity that align with your values. Identify the values that are most important to you, explore ways to share your resources to make a difference and create your generosity plan.
Identity Theft: What You Need to Know
Chances are either you or someone you know has experienced some form of identity theft. This workshop will inform and empower participants to safeguard their identity. It explores real-life scenarios to identify actions that help or hinder the safety of personal data. The workshop is designed to help: Understand how identity theft can occur; share tips to help protect against ID theft and explain what steps to take if identity theft happens.
Money Matters: Middle School
This interactive workshop uses activities, games and discussion to help younger teens and their families by providing:
- Tools to help families talk about money and how it relates to their values.
- A better understanding of intentional choices and how to make good money decisions.
- Help in setting financial goals and learning to manage their money.
Money Matters: High School
This interactive workshop uses activities and discussion to help teens build a framework for thinking about the future and how to prepare for financial responsibilities beyond high school. Additional real-world scenarios through fun digital games and face-to-face activities make the workshop engaging and practical. (Requires technology to present slides)
Workshops on topics like retirement, investing, taxes and estate strategies are led by Thrivent representatives.