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Next Lunch-n-Learn

Tuesday, March 10


@ Dane County Credit Union

709 Struck St.

We all deserve a chance to pursue our dreams, and financial wellness is a key factor in getting there. When we are financially well, we have more freedom to live the lives we want to live. The journey to financial wellness includes many steps. Join us as we explore some of the steps in the journey, which include:

· Learning how to set financial goals

· Creating and managing a budget

· Simplifying and automating your finances

· Prioritizing savings

· Proactively paying down debt

Whether you are just beginning your journey or want some tips along the way, this event is for you.


Luke Pelger is a Partner Relations Specialist with GreenPath Financial Wellness. GreenPath is a non-profit organization with a mission to, “Empower people to lead financially healthy lives.” For the past 14 years he has educated people on the topics of budgeting, credit reports, and managing debt.

Past Lunch-n-Learn's
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Alternative Healthcare Benefits

Featuring a presentation on the challenges that small business owners face in providing healthcare benefits to employees, including cost of healthcare, non-insurance options, primary care, and self funded options with Nicole Hemkes, MD of Advocate MD.

Mental Health in the Workplace

Featuring a presentation on how you can help either yourself or a co-worker that may be displaying warning signs of mental health challenges by Kyle Carr, Account Manager for Drake & Co. Staffing.


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Bias & Microaggressions

Featuring a presentation on identifying how microaggressions relate to larger systems of inequality like racism, sexism, classism, heterosexism, etc., including response practice by Davey Shlasko of Think Again Training and Consulting. 

Your Credit Score 

Featuring a presentation on Knowing and Understanding your credit score. It will give examples and solutions of how you can raise it, how it impacts you, and other key aspects regarding credit scores by Eric Christiansen of Dane County Credit Union..


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LGBT Terminology

Featuring a presentation on LGBT vocabulary and culture, what it all means and how different people bring different ideas to the workplace by Ginger Baier Trans Health Advocate and Ticia Kelsey LGBT Senior Advocate OutReach LGBT Community Center.


Flood Prevention Strategies

Ever had water in your basement or lower level of your building? Whether it’s a reoccurring issue or only happened during extreme weather conditions (like we experienced in the Summer of 2018), in most cases, it can be avoided. Over the past 6 years, the experts at Project Home have corrected water runoff issues at several area homes and they want to share this information with you! With a little bit of planning, a few rules and some basic landscaping tools, this is a problem most homeowners, or businesses, can address on their own. NO LARGE MACHINERY required! Learn how to keep your basement, or building, dry next Spring, Summer and during the years ahead.

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