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 07/27/2022

    This week we talked about the risks and benefits of using investing to achieve our goals more quickly. When we first learn about investing, many of us immediately wonder how we can use investing to speed up saving for a short-term goal such as a vacation or a new home. We also tend to look…


  • Recording: Members Only Group Chat for 7/13/2022

    This week we talked about how investing in dividend stocks can help us earn more from our investments. Investing in growing companies can be a great way to grow your savings more quickly, but is buying low and selling high the only way to earn money from our investments? Dividends are distributions of a company’s…


  • Recording: Members Only Group Chat For 06/29/2022

    This week we continued looking at investing from a beginners perspective using the Yahoo Finance app’s accessible charts. Specifically, we discussed how investing in a large number of stocks, using a fund, is less risky than investing an individual company stock. We also discussed how investing over long periods of time is less risky than…


  • Recording: Members Only Group Chat For 06/22/2022

    This week we talked about investing from a beginners perspective and explored the Yahoo Finance app, which has some interesting accessible charts that you can use to analyze the history of individual stocks or the market as a whole. Chris had Internet issues during this call, so this recording may be corrupted, but we’re posting…


  • Members Only Group Chat For 06/08/2022

    This week we talked about how social anxiety and low self-esteem blocks us from achieving our financial goals. We shared some strategies we can practice at home for improving our self-esteem and reducing our anxiety so we have the confidence to achieve as much as we want. To enjoy this content, simply sign up for…


  • Members Only Group Chat For 06/01/2022

    This was the last call in our series about the SMART (specific, measurable, actionable, realistic, and time-driven) framework for defining and achieving our financial goals. We talked about how time can be used to motivate us to succeed, or can be used to make our goals more realistic. We also discussed how social anxiety and…


  • Members Only Group Chat for 05/18/2022

    This was the third call focusing on the SMART (specific, measurable, actionable, realistic, time-driven) framework for defining and achieving our financial goals. This we focused on actions we can take to get started, keep going, and cross the finish line to achieve our goals. Next week we’ll be discussing why we believe our goals are…


  • Members Only Group Chat for 5/11/2022

    This week we continued talking about the SMART framework for defining our financial goals. More specifically, we talked about defining measurements that help you to keep track of how you’re progressing toward your objective. Finally, we talked about how to define milestones that make your progress feel so real that you don’t want to stop…


  • Members Only Group Chat For 05/04/2022

    This week we followed up on some concerns brought up on last week’s call about wrestling with “what-ifs” and introduced the “SMART” framework for defining goals. Each member defined a goal and we spent a short time finding a way to make it more specific. Next week we’ll be talking about how to define measurements…


  • Members Only Group Chat for 4/27/2022

    This week we talked about wrestling with “what-ifs”. When ever we encounter something new, our brains are wired to think about what could go wrong. This is a healthy instinct when we use it productively, but it can often hold us back by making us unreasonably afraid to make a change. We talked about some…