Author Topic: Looking for a good course in money management in Los Angeles  (Read 1902 times)

woolfdop

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Hi There,

i am a new member here and would like to know if anyone can suggest a good course to be taken in the Los Angeles area on how to improve money management and changing one's mental outlook to money.

Thanks so much

Matthew

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Re: Looking for a good course in money management in Los Angeles
« Reply #1 on: July 12, 2014, 11:36:27 AM »
Start with a free crash course. Take some time to read through all of the blog posts. It is entertaining and quite enlightening. Welcome to the forum!

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Re: Looking for a good course in money management in Los Angeles
« Reply #2 on: July 12, 2014, 12:15:04 PM »
I'm sure you think you are being clear when you asked the question, but I'm going to ask more specifics anyway.

Which of these sounds more like you?  Two answers or a different answer is acceptable

I'm in a lot of debt, and I need to figure out how to crawl out of that hole.

I don't have much debt, but I never seem to have enough money for "the dream"

I don't have much debt, have a good job but my eyes glaze over when people start talking investments

I just came into an inheritance/settlement/other windfall and I'd like not to blow it

I'm a special case because....I'm female/male/transgender/unemployed/disabled/married/divorced/single/have special needs kids/supporting elderly parents or special needs relative/am a tradesperson/am in the military/civil servant/private practice professional/work two jobs/work a crazy schedule/am a minority/low-income background or family/actually have a trust fund/a gambler/an addict/whatever the hell special case I think I have.

I don't have any connection to LA, so I can't give you a specific recommendation, but if you can more clearly identify what you are needing, the forum can act as a greater double-check on what terms in a class description you should be searching for.

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Re: Looking for a good course in money management in Los Angeles
« Reply #3 on: July 12, 2014, 02:39:14 PM »
You can learn a lot (though not courses) through these links:

If you don't have cable, just go to Suze Orman's Video Gallery (you used to be able to stream the complete show, but CNBC put an end to that:(  http://www.cnbc.com/id/100033415

Instead of listening to the entire Dave Ramsey show, you can just go to the calls:  http://www.daveramsey.com/askdave

If you go to DaveRamsey.com, you can take his Financial Peace University either on-line or in a class.  Warning:  There are some religious overtones which you can choose to ignore (he's an Evangelical Christian), however the wisdom far outweighs any other possible negatives.

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Re: Looking for a good course in money management in Los Angeles
« Reply #4 on: August 11, 2014, 10:07:57 AM »
I'd recommend you start by checking out free online resources, rather than a local meatspace course.
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