Next class:

St. Charles County
March 5, 12, 19, 26, April 2, 2015
6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Registration deadline: 
February 26, 2015

St. Charles Community College
4601 Mid Rivers Mall Dr.
Cottleville, MO 63376

Fee: $49, includes materials

Register by phone: 636-970-3000

Register by mail: mail the completed registration form.

Refund requests must be made by February 26.

Bring: 1.5 inch D-ring or 2 inch round-ring binder with pockets and clear overlay to hold materials.

Trifold brochure for printing (PDF)

To be scheduled:

St. Louis, Fall 2015

Program overview


The Women's Financial Education Series (WFES) is a multi-session program offered in the St. Louis metro area. The program helps women to:

  • improve money management skills
  • increase current levels of financial knowledge
  • develop confidence in decision-making abilities
  • gain control over lives by taking control over their finances

Each session contains a presentation by an instructor and discussion about the presentation, materials and/or each participant's particular circumstances. Topics covered are:

  • Getting organized: financial goal setting and designing spending plans
  • Banking, credit and debt management
  • Estate planning: wills, trusts probate and power of attorney
  • Insurance: determining your health, disability and life insurance needs
  • Retirement fundamentals: How much will I need? How do I get there? 401(k)s, 403(b)s, IRAs, pensions
  • Investing for retirement: stocks, bonds, mutual funds, diversification

Instructors include University of Missouri faculty and local professional experts. Only educational information is provided; there is no promotion of products or services. Partial scholarships are available. Childcare is not provided.

More information

Call 636-970-3000 or email Suzanne Gellman, University of Missouri Extension, Consumer Economics Specialist.

Supporting organizations

St. Charles County: Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital, Catholic Charities Community Services–St. Charles Area, Community Council of St. Charles County, Connections to Success, Missouri Family Support Division, St. Charles City-County Library District, St. Charles Community College, St. Charles County Extension Council, St. Charles Missouri Branch of American Association of University Women (AAUW), United Way of Greater St. Louis, Zonta Club

St. Louis County: American Association of University Women (AAUW), Catholic Charities Housing Resource Center, Community Women Against Hardship, Connections to Success, Missouri Family Support Division, National Council of Jewish Women, St. Louis County Library, Thomas Dunn Memorials, United Way of Greater St. Louis, YWCA Metro St. Louis

We appreciate the funding provided by Wells Fargo for this community program.