Manassas-based non-profit House of Mercy is offering free money management skills classes to members of the community.
According to a release, there are several classes that people can participate in at their location at 8170 Flannery Ct.
More on the courses, from a release:
Wednesdays from 11:00 a.m. to noon, House of Mercy (HOM) in Manassas offers practical money management skills free of charge. The classes are open to the entire community. The first class covered how to make and stick to a budget.
The various kinds of banking institutions is the topic of the class offered March 28 at 11:00 a.m. Students can assess which kind of institution is best for their immediate needs.
Wednesday, April 5 at 11:00 a.m. is the final class in this series. It covers the importance of saving money, “even if you think you don’t have any”. Robert Mechler, a certified financial literacy professional, is the instructor of the classes. He stresses that everyone has the ability to save money. The desire to save money is lacking.
A variety of free classes created to help people learn information crucial to success in the world are available at House of Mercy (HOM). These classes are open to everyone in the greater Manassas area. House of Mercy is working to ensure that low income and under resourced residents of the Manassas area have access to classes that can help them succeed. To help people become active learners, three equally important programs to the community are offered —Nutrition and cooking, Math Review (for the GED and Citizenship tests), and Money Management Practical Skills.
Enroll for classes at the HOM website, www.houseofmercyva.org (complete the Contact form) or call 703-659-1636. Class size is limited.