Educational Seminars

Dover Federal Credit Union is proud to provide financial education for your employees at no cost.

To schedule any of the following seminars FOR YOUR COMPANY, ORGANIZATION or ASSOCIATION, please contact:

Business Development (302) 678-8000

Credit Score Management

Build a Basic Budget--The 5-Step Spending Plan

  • Understand steps to set up a spending plan
  • Identify spending leaks
  • Track spending and find ways to save
  • Set short- and long-term financial goals
  • Audit progress and revise goals
  • Use financial tools to reach goals

Identity Theft--Who's Got Your Number?

  • What ID theft is
  • How crooks get your personal information
  • When you have to give a Social Security and when you don't
  • How to minimize risk of ID theft--online and offline
  • Tips to protect yourself from phishing attacks
  • Warning signs that you might be a victim of ID theft
  • What to do if you're a victim and where to get help

Take Charge--Wise Use of Credit Cards

  • The benefits and costs of credit
  • How to evaluate credit card offers
  • How to get and read your credit report
  • What a credit score is and how to get it
  • How to avoid credit card fraud
  • How to cancel unused credit cards
  • How to build a good credit history

Take the Wheel: Get the Best Car Deal

  • Determine how much car you can afford
  • Use a car inspection and test-drive checklist
  • Deal with dealers
  • Negotiate the best car price
  • Decipher financing options and warranties
  • Save on car insurance
  • Find help if you have problems

Investing Basics: 10 Steps for Beginners

  • Basic investing principles (risk, return, diversification)
  • Risk level of different investment vehicles
  • Investment strategies such as dollar cost averaging
  • Rule of 72
  • Mistakes investors make
  • How inflation and taxes affect your investment dollar
  • How to evaluate different investment products

NOTE: This seminar is for the beginning investor.

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