Wednesday Workshops

Wednesday Workshops
Wednesday Workshops

Each week, Penny Forward members meet to learn from and support each other as they become better money managers. These workshops are recorded so members can listen to workshops they missed or refer back to particularly memorable topics.

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Recent Recordings

  • Recording: Members Only Group Chat For 10/05/2022

    Want to make more money but can’t work more? If so, you’re not alone. This week we talked about passive income, or income streams that take very little work to maintain once they’re set up. We also left time for anything you wanted to talk about.   To enjoy this content, simply sign up for…


  • Recording: Members Only Group Chat For 9/28/2022

    Do you worry about what might happen if something goes wrong with something expensive you depend on? How will you afford it if a home appliance or a vital piece of assistive technology fails unexpectedly? This week we talked about when and how to purchase warranties, insurance policies, or protection plans designed to help you…


  • Recording: Members Only Group Chat For 9/21/2022

    something holding you back but you don’t know what it is? It may be your own beliefs. An episode of NPR’s Life Kit, released this week, explains that scientists refer to these as cognitive biases and tells us that they can keep us from achieving our goals because we believe that we’re not capable. This…


  • Recording: Members Only Group Chat For 9/14/2022

    Spreadsheets are incredibly useful tools for managing your finances, and they’re easy to learn and use. This week we talked about how to use a spreadsheet to build a realistic budget for a road trip. This type of spreadsheet can also be useful for helping you keep track of the progress you have made in…


  • Recording: Members Only Group Chat For 9/7/2022

    This week we talked about why it may be ok to save inconsistently. A paper by Yale finance professor James Choi made the news this week. Choi studied the advice from the 50 most popular personal finance books, according to GoodReads, and compared it to the advice economists give about the same topics. While personal…


  • Recording: Members Only Group Chat For 8/31/2022

    Last week we talked about the power of patience. It can take years for many of us to achieve our most ambitious goals and it can be tempting to change the goal, take shortcuts to get there faster, or give up entirely. Those decisions can lead to regret, though, so we talked about why patiently…


  • Recording: Members Only Group Chat For 8/24/2022

    Tonight we talked about the power of patience. It can take years for many of us to achieve our most ambitious goals and it can be tempting to change the goal, take shortcuts to get there faster, or give up entirely. Those decisions can lead to regret, though, so we talked about why patiently making…


  • Recording: Members Only Group Chat For 08/17/2022

    Tonight we checked up on your goals. Since we started these group chats we’ve focused on setting and achieving financial goals. This week we paused to talk about the goals you’ve set for yourself, the progress you’ve made toward achieving them, and any setbacks you’ve had along the way. To enjoy this content, simply sign…


  • Recording: Members Only Group Chat For 8/10/2022

    Tonight we continued talking about how to find money to save and invest. This week we’ll walk through a spreadsheet we developed to make it easy to create a budget. Many people like to use budgeting applications such as Quicken, Mint, or YNAB to keep track of their income and expenses, but spreadsheets are a…


  • Recording: Members Only Group Chat For 08/03/2022

    Tonight we talked about how to find extra money to save and invest. Investing can be a powerful tool for growing our savings, and having enough saved can give us peace of mind when something suddenly comes up. What do you do, though, if you don’t have any money left over to save? We’ll discuss…