Financial literacy doesn’t always cover issues that can often adversely affect women, like income inequality or cost differences ascribed to the Pink Tax. That’s why our sister site, CreditCards.com, has created a series entitled, “To Her Credit.”
The goal of the series is to start a conversation and help women on their path to financial independence, whatever that may mean for the individual. By covering important topics like sexism in the credit industry, the gender pay gap and the pink tax, the women of To Her Credit illustrate the problems present in the male-dominated industry of finance and offer practical solutions to overcome them.
To Her Credit hopes to show women how to thrive financially – not just survive – and illustrate that you are not alone if you struggle to take charge of your finances.
To further that point, To Her Credit is hosting their first live event in Austin, TX this month. If you live in or near Austin, you can meet other women dealing with the same issues, along with experts who can offer practical budgeting advice.
What to expect
Join To Her Credit this month for a budgeting workshop entitled “Budgeting for you, not a stereotype.” The event will feature expert advice from Austin-area licensed financial advisors on any and all things budgeting. Plus, you can sign up for a free, one-on-one consultation with one of the speakers in attendance.
The event will take place on Tuesday, January 28 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Brentwood Social House and consist of two parts.
During the first half of the event, financial advisors will present on different aspects of budgeting. While the advice offered will be general and applicable to everyone, each advisor will present on a topic in which they are well-versed while addressing specific budgeting tactics and techniques.
To Her Credit will also touch on the importance of creating a workable budget that takes your personal needs into consideration, and why not all conventional financial advice could be right for you. You’ll also be able to ask questions and participate in some hands-on activities to help you apply the lessons to your own life.
One-on-one with a financial advisor
During the second part of the event, attendees will have the chance to meet one-on-one with one of the speakers for a free, 15- to 20-minute budgeting consultation.
In these sessions, you’ll have the chance to receive personal, actionable advice that applies to your specific financial situation. And you’ll be able to ask any burning financial questions that you might have been too apprehensive to voice in a larger setting.
To sign up for your slot before the event, click here. There are a limited number of seats available, so signing up before the event is strongly encouraged.
Join us to take the next step in financial literacy
To Her Credit is designed for women, addressing topics that particularly affect them. However, everyone is welcome to attend this budgeting workshop. Attendees will be given the opportunity to voice any topics they feel should be covered in the financial advice series and tell their stories. The heart of this event is education and discussion, and we hope you’ll join them.
Stay tuned as this story is updated with more information about the presenters. Visit the Facebook event page in the meantime to RSVP and don’t forget to sign up for a consultation slot. We hope you can make it Tuesday, January 28 to Brentwood Social House!